Danvers Memorial Day Events

Posted on May 17, 2018


DANVERS MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS

 

FLAG PLACEMENT AT WALNUT GROVE CEMETERY

The public can honor veterans resting in peace by placing flags at veteran gravesites at Walnut Grove Cemetery on Wednesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 24 from 4 PM to 7PM.  The Danvers Veterans Services Officer will be distributing flags at the Sylvan Street entrance to the cemetery (across from the library).  All are welcome to help with this important civic duty.

PARADE

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The Annual Danvers Memorial Day parade will take place this year on Monday, May 28, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

All Danvers veterans are invited to march in the parade in their civilian capacity.  For those unable to march, a trolley will be available at Town Hall and is handicapped accessible.

The parade will start from the Town Hall at 9:00 a.m. sharp on Monday, May 28, and will follow the traditional route of previous years.  Stops and placement of wreaths will be at the Porter Cemetery on High Street, Lane Parkway and the Memorial Flag Pole in Danvers Square.  A reviewing stand will be at the corner of Elm and Essex Streets.

The Memorial Day Exercise at Town Hall will commence at approximately 10:00 a.m. upon parade completion.  The Danvers High School Marching Band and Chamber Singers will perform.   The public is invited to attend this ceremony honoring all veterans.

 

 

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