In 1946, a group of community leaders, on what is now Cigrand
Avenue erected a memorial to Bernard J. Cigrand. The inscription
1946 We the people of this community ••• and of Wisconsin
erected this memorial commemorating the founder of Flag Day,
Lt. B. J. Cigrand USN
Prof. of Dentistry and Historical Author
Born in this village
October l, 1866 - Died May 16, 1932
Since 1946, Flag Day has been observed in Waubeka, with a
program and patriotic parade that includes bands, military units,
scouts, and 4-H members, Today this parade includes over 100 units.
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