Hanson’s Memorial Day event will take place on Monday, May 30th starting at 9:00am. The event will begin at Indian Head School. There will be ceremonial items outside of Memorial Hall, and at the flagpole. The parade will begin after the events at Indian Head have completed. The parade will march continually to Fern Hill Cemetery where readings and speeches will take place.
Whitman Memorial Day activities are as follows: Pre parade, starting at 8:30am, Am Legion members et. al. will be visiting the following outlying memorials to lay wreaths, pray and fire a salute at the High Street cemetery, The WWI memorial arch, St. James cemetery, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Colebrook cemetery which will also include a special visit to the Lt. Fox gravesite.
The Parade will start at 9:30am, proceed to Town Hall where there will be a short address followed by laying a wreath at the veterans monument, prayer, gun salute and taps. The parade will then proceed to Washington St. and Park Ave. where it will enter Town Park and have short ceremonies at the Civil War monument and the All Wars monument.
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