Honoring Our Nation's Heroes

November 02, 2019 | 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

A Little About
Honoring Our Nation's Heroes

Program Overview

During the program on Saturday, November 2, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will host former NFL All-Pro Donnie Edwards.

  • The program begins promptly at 11:00am.
  • Free Admission for Veterans and 1 guest (all day).
  • Admission for Blue Star Mothers and Gold Star Families will be free all day on Nov. 2nd.
  • A free commemorative pin and Patriotic Hall of Fame Challenge Coin will be available for all Veterans in attendance for the Honoring Our Nations Heroes program (while supplies last).
  • 20% Discount at the HOF Store.

About Special Guests of Honor

This year, the program will feature former NFL All-Pro Donnie Edwards who spends his NFL Retirement helping veterans via his 7 United States Organization tours and most notably brining Veterans back to Normandy for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day via his foundation The Best Defense Foundation.

Edwards will be accompanied by Canton’s own Pete Shaw, WWII Veteran - who helped fight the Germans in Normandy, Northern France, the Rhineland and central Europe as part of the 283rd Field Artillery Battalion. Shaw also helped liberate the Dachau concentration camp.