Numerous townships and counties throughout the central Pennsylvania region will host Memorial Day-themed parades, ceremonies and other events to honor military members who have died in the line of duty.
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Gettysburg Nationalfriedhofoffers 90 minutesRemembrance Day programat 6 p.m. May 27. Visitors should meet at the cemetery's entrance on Taneytown Road for a guided walking tour that focuses on the stories of some of the fallen soldiers buried there. The event is free.
The156th Gettysburg Day Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony takes place at 2:00 p.m. May 29. The speaker will be F. Harold Kushner, M.D., F.A.C.S. be. U.S. COL Medical Corps Army (retired)
Mount Olivet Friedhof,198 Old York Road, New Cumberland will have a Veterans Memorial Salute from noon to 2 p.m. May 25. Flags will be placed at over 500 veteran graves. New Cumberland Mayor Thad Eisenhower and historian Linda Ries will speak during the ceremony. About: 717-774-2150.
The Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Committeewill hold its Run to Remember 3-mile walk/run at 8:45 a.m. at the Captain Leon Lock Veterans Memorial, 4345 Marketplace Way, Enola. Registration closes on 24 May at 12.00. After the race, there is a service at the memorial at 11.00. The rain site will be the Good Hope Fire Station's common room.
A Memorial Day parade and picnicwill take place in Boiling Springs on May 28. The parade starts at 1 p.m. at Boiling Springs High School and ends at the bell tower. Guest speaker will be Patrick Looney from the USA. be the navy. About: 717-609-6534.
Mount Holly Springs VFW Post 7343will host a Memorial Day ceremony at May 28 at Mount Holly Springs Cemetery, 2 Watts St. The guest speaker will be Colonel Danyele Jordan.
A memorial day ceremonyheld at 1pm at 751 Legion Post, 295 W. Shady Lane, Enola. May 28. The guest speaker will be retired Colonel Brian Leonhard. About: 717-877-0420
Die New Cumberland Olde Towne Association,will, along with the local VFW and American Legion, hold a memorial service to honor the veterans on May 29 at 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of Bridge Street and Park Avenue. A parade will begin at noon after the service. The parade begins on Park Avenue and proceeds over Bridge Street and then to Third Street. About: Gary Shirley at 717-512-2233.
Silver Spring Townshipwill hold a Memorial Day ceremony at 11 a.m. May 29 at Willow Mill Park in Mechanicsburg. This year's high-profile speaker will be Representative Thomas Kutz of the 87th State House District. Several veterans are honored with paving stones placed at the memorial earlier this year. About: 717-766-0178, extension 2505.
Mount-Zion-Friedhofin Boiling Springs will host a Memorial Day ceremony on May 29 at 10:00 a.m. Guest speaker will be Judge Merle "Skip" Ebert, a military veteran. There will be available seats. About: Suzanne Sunday at 717-991-3107.
Camp Hills104th Annual Memorial Day Paradetakes place on 29 May at 9.30. The performers include Dave Wilson's The Happy Wanderers Quartet and the Funktion band. The parade begins at the intersection of North 19th Street and Market Street and proceeds to North 24th Street, Walnut Street and then down to the Borough Building. A ceremony will follow at 11 a.m. at Camp Hill Cemetery. At 1 p.m. there is a performance by the high school's jazz band. at Willow Park. About: 717-554-1435.
The Common Council of Carlislewill host a Memorial Day Parade on May 29 at 9 a.m. starting at North Hanover and North Street. Then continue south on Hanover Street, past the square and turn right onto West Pomfret Street. The parade then continues west and turns right onto South Pitt Street. Following the parade, a memorial service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Courtyard in Carlisle Square. About: 717-226-1554.
US Army War Collegewill host a Memorial Day ceremony at 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle at 11:20. Retired Army Lieutenant and Vietnam veteran Robert Noonan will speak and the Carlisle Town Band will perform. There will also be a 21-gun salute from the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and a plane pass from two vintage Korean War-era planes.
Mechanicsburg Region Veterans Councilwill hold a Memorial Day parade and service on May 29 at 10. The parade begins at Filbert and Simpson streets and proceeds to the Mechanicsburg Cemetery. A service will then take place at 11am in front of the GAR memorial. About: 717-574-5000.
The Vietnam Veterans of Mechanicsburgwill hold a memorial service at 14.00 rain or shine. in the Lincoln Colored Cemetery, West Winding Hill Road, Mechanicsburg. About: 717-579-4560.
Shippensburg Veteran Councilwill hold a Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. May 29 at Spring Hill Cemetery in Shippensburg. The speaker will be Reverend James Clever. About: 717-331-1720.
The Navy's Marine Corpswill hold a memorial service at 1:15 p.m. at the Branch Bridge along King Street in Shippensburg. Guest speaker will be Richard Bonitz, Lt. Col. U.S.M.C. be. Right. A parade follows at The parade begins at the intersection of Prince Street and King Street and follows King Street to Morris Street. The parade marshal will be Robert Blume. About: 717-331-1720.
Das Locust Grove Cemetery Committeewill hold a ceremony on May 29 at 10 to honor the deceased veterans buried in the cemetery along Queen Street in Shippensburg. About: 717-532-7307.
Hummelstownwill hold a Memorial Day parade on May 29 at 10:00 a.m. A service will follow at 11 a.m. at Hummelstown Cemetery, 186 S. Railroad St.
Nationalfriedhof Indiantown Gapwill hold its 40th annual Memorial Day program at 2 p.m. May 28, rain or shine. The program will take place in the parking lot above the Pennsylvania Veterans Memorial. Col. Keith E. Burkepile, senior Marine and assistant professor at the Army War College, Carlisle, will deliver the keynote address, while Joseph Snyder, vice president of the Memorial Council, will serve as master of ceremonies. Shuttle bus transport starts at 12.00 from MSC Industrial Supply Co. 100 MSC Drive, Jonestown.
There Lebanon-Veteranenbeiratwill holden Memorial Day parade29.30 at May 29. Start at Eighth Street and Cumberland Street. east on Cumberland Street to Fourth Street; north on Fourth Street to Lehman Street; Walk west on Lehman Street to Eighth Street. Immediately following the parade, a ceremony will be held in Monument Park. The information:email@example.com.
Mount Joywill holden Memorial Day paradeat 2 p.m. along Main Street in North Angle. It ends on Main Street at North Barbara Street.
En Memorial Day paradebegynder kl. 10.00 i Paddletown Saint Paul's United Methodist Church, 355 Church Road, Goldsboro. Om: 717-756-5400.
Hannoverwill hold its Memorial Day parade on May 29 at 8.30. The parade begins at 7:30 a.m. on parts of Carlisle Street between Chestnut Street and Library Place and continues along Carlisle Street through Center Square and on to Baltimore Street to Mount Olivet Cemetery, where a service is held on the platform near the Soldiers' Memorial. held.
Die Wrightsville Memorial Day Parade starts at 1 p.m. May 29 at the corner of Hellam and Second Street. The parade continues up Hellam Street and ends at Fairview Cemetery. There will be a ceremony immediately following the parade.
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