The Stillwater Blockhouse opened for the season with the traditional Memorial Day weekend Remembrance Ceremony and Blessing of the Flags, hosted by the 13th Albany County Militia. This photo gallery describes some of the activities in words and pictures. Steve Desadore played "Taps." The Blockhouse is open noon to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. Admission is free and tours are welcome. For more information contact 664-1847, ext. 39.