(Undated) -- Veterans were honored at several ceremonies that were held around Fulton County. Among the ceremonies taking place was on in downtown Canton in Jones Park. Patrick Bell of Canton, who was Governor at Illinois Boys State in 2013 spoke to those attending the ceremony. Bell asked that people remember veterans who made the sacrifice to join the military to protect citizens of the United States. Other ceremonies in Fulton County were at Lakeland Park at the Veterans Memorial as well as in Lewistown at Lewistown High School.