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GLEN CARBON, Ill. (KSDK) – Sunset Hill Cemetery paid homage to our fallen heroes with flags Monday.

More than 1,200 full-sized flags are lining Sunset Hill Cemetery in Glen Carbon. The flags once draped coffins of veterans who are buried at this cemetery.

Sunset Hill Cemetery will pay homage to our fallen heroes with flags Monday.

Each flag has the name of a veteran who has died, and many flags were donated by their families.

A ceremony was held Monday morning and will be flown until 3 p.m.

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