Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown.
21 Paces across the Tomb
21 Seconds of Pause
24 Hours, 7 Days a Week
The Ritual behind the Guarding of the Tomb symbolizes the 21 gun salute which is the Highest Honor to the United States Military.
The Memorial Amphitheater was the dream of Judge Ivory Kimball. Veteran of the Civil War, he advocated a place to honor those who served and died for their Country and it's Principles:
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.