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Memorial Day Events

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Chelsea Chelsea
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SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - Thanks to all of our Facebook Fans for helping to provide a list of Memorial Day Events. Let us know if there are any events we have missed so we can add them to the list.

Monday, May 26, 2014
  • Chelsea, Vt. Memorial Day 2014 ceremony and Parade - at 10 a.m. on The North Common
  • Manchester, Vt. Memorial Day Observed by VFW Post 6471- at 10 a.m. at the Dellwood Cemetery 11 a.m. at the Factory Point Cemetery Additional ceremony and refreshments starting at 12 p.m.
  • Island Pond, Vt.-Parade at 11:00 a.m. Guest speaker will be Vickie Strong
  • Vergennes, Vt. Parade- at 11 a.m.
  • Orleans, Vt. Parade - at 9 a.m.
  • Lyndonville, Vt. Parade- at 10 a.m. at Memorial Park with a small ceremony and then down Center Street to the Lyndon bridge and in to the Lyndon Center Cemetery.
  • Middlebury, Vt.- at 9 a.m.
  • Rouses Point, NY- Memorial Day: at 9:30 a.m. we invite you to join American Legion Montgomery Post 912 at St. Patrick's Cemetery to begin our Memorial Day Ceremonies. We will also go to Maple Hill Cemetery 10:00 a.m., St. Mary's - Prospect Hill 10:30 a.m., Gelnwood Cemetery 11 a.m., St. Mary's - Church St. 11:30a.m., and St. Joseph's Cemetery 12 p.m. At 12:30 p.m., we will meet at Veterans Park on Montgomery Street for a Memorial Ceremony and placing of the Memorial Wreath. A light luncheon will be held at American Legion Montgomery Post 912 on Pratt Street following the ceremonies.
  • Tupper Lake, NY-Memorial Day commemoration. 11 a.m., Veterans Park on Park Street, Tupper Lake. Includes special tribute to the women from the community who have or are still serving in the military. Members of Tupper Lake Veterans of Foreign Wars will officiate. Tupper Lake High School band will play; firing of volleys and taps will conclude the ceremony.
  • Ticonderoga- Annual Fort Ticonderoga Ceremony. 11 a.m., with the Fort Ticonderoga Fife and Drum Corps leading a procession to the fort’s American Cemetery for the wreath-laying. Fort staff will read and recite historical passages at the state marker. Fort admission: $15 for adults, $7 for children 7 through 12, and free for those 6 and under.
  • St. Regis Falls, NY- Memorial and celebration- Assemble at American Legion Post 322 at 7:15 a.m. Cemetery services in Santa Clara, 8 a.m.; Nicholville, 8:15 a.m., Dickinson Center, 9 a.m.; St. Regis Falls, 10 a.m.; assemble at Legion at 10:30 a.m. for march to bridge; 11 a.m. service at the bandstand followed by concert, free hamburgers and hot dogs; 2 p.m., softball American Legion vs. firefighters at Lemieux Field.
  • Plattsburgh, NY- Plattsburgh Post 20 Memorial Day ceremony- -11 a.m., American Legion Post 20, 162 Quarry Road, Plattsburgh. Followed by a light lunch. Community Garden Dedication. Noon, Melissa L. Penfield Park, rain or shine. Sponsored by Plattsburgh Community Garden Group, with spiritual leaders from the community, mayor and councilors.
  • Malone Parade, NY- Lineup at 9:50 a.m. on Brewster Street; parade, 10 a.m. on Main Street to Veterans Memorial Park for remembrance ceremony then continues to Elm Street to legion post for refreshments.
  • Lake Placid, NY- Parade at 11 a.m., down Main Street, Lake Placid, end at the American Legion Post 326 Home. Flag ceremonies will be performed.
  • Elizabethtown, NY Annual Memorial Day Parade and Service- Parade begins at 10 a.m. from Hand Avenue, by the Essex County History Center Museum in Elizabethtown. Memorial service at about 10:30 a.m. in the Windsor Park, near Stewart’s shop. Included in the parade will be military-service veterans, Boy and Girl Scout troops, fire departments, equestrian groups, classic and antique cars, etc. Sponsored by the American Legion Posts of Elizabethtown and Lewis.
  • Crown Point, NY Memorial Day Observance - 141st. 9 a.m., solemn tour of town cemeteries; 2 p.m., Memorial Day Parade on Main Street; and 3 p.m., bands perform in park.
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