Memorial Day Observances

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The Town of Piermont’s

THE 2017 PIERMONT MEMORIAL DAY PARADE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. OBSERVANCES, USUALLY SET IN THE VETERANS MEMORIAL GARDEN, WILL BE HELD AT THE PIERMONT VILLAGE SCHOOL AT 11:30 AM TODAY.

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PIERMONT MEMORIAL DAY PARADE COMMITTEE

Annual Memorial Day Observance

 

Sunday, May 28, 2017  

Honors at the Cemeteries

On Sunday, observances will include a tour of four Piermont cemeteries where a flag detail, chaplain and members of the public will honor the memories of the veterans interred at each site.

This tribute will begin at 1 PM on Sunday at the River Road Cemetery. Following that will be visits to the Cedar Grove, East Piermont and Clay Hollow Cemeteries.

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Memorial Day Parade

On Monday, units will form at 10:30 AM at the Congregational Church on Church Street for the 11 AM start to the annual Memorial Day Parade. Units will proceed to the South Lawn Cemetery on Route 10, where there will be observances in the Piermont Veterans Memorial Garden. Units and the public will assemble in the area of the Piermont Veterans Memorial Garden for the annual services there that pay tribute to our veterans of all wars.

Appearing in this year’s parade will be local veterans and parade floats, sports teams and a special presentation by the Piermont Historical Society. Following the parade, lunch will be available at the Piermont Village School. There will be a book sale at the Piermont Library 10 Am – 1 PM and a Gould Family Presentation at the Piermont Historical Society beginning at 1 PM.

Music will be provided by a drummer and piper from the famed national champion Catamount Pipe Band. Our Memorial Day Chaplain is Mal Kircher.

Some of the highlights of observances include this year’s Grand Marshal, Barbara Fitzpatrick. Also our guest speaker is U.S. Army Combat Veteran Ray Holland. Guidon Bearer for this year’s parade is Piermont Village School Student Wyatt Underhill. The National Anthem will be sung by Piermont Village School Student Kimberly Underhill. Piermont Selectman Colin Stubbings will deliver the Welcome Address.

There will be a wreath laying ceremony at the World War I and World War II War Monument as part of the observances. There will also be a musical rendition by students of the Piermont Village School.

Event Leader for this year’s observances is Sergeant First Class Heather Subjeck, U. S. Army-Retired.

Veteran’s Memorial Garden

MEMORIAL CENTER

 

 

 

Our 2016 Observances are now in the history books.

Please click here to see the pictures of the Parade and the Ceremonies at our Veterans Memorial Garden.