Local Memorial Day Parades And Services
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – A number of Memorial Day services are planned around the tri-state this long holiday weekend.
Eagle 99.3 has compiled a list of local parades and ceremonies:
SUNDAY, MAY 27
Bright, IN : Memorial Day service at Gibson Cemetery on Stateline Road at 12:15 p.m. Sponsored by Churches of Bright, Harrison American Legion Post 199, Harrison VFW, West Harrison AMVETS.
Crosby Township, OH : The Crosby Township Memorial Day Parade and service will begin at 2:00 p.m.
Dillsboro, IN : American Legion Northcutt-Laaker Post 292 will perform Memorial Day Services at 1:00 p.m. at Oakdale Cemetery in Dillsboro, and 2:30 p.m. at St. John Cemetery, Farmer’s Retreat. The post will be open for fellowship from noon until regular close. For more information, please contact the legion post at (812) 432-9200.
MONDAY, MAY 28
Batesville, IN : Parade starting at Batesville Memorial Pool and ending at Liberty Park for a memorial service. Call (812) 934-5477 for information.
Brookville, IN : 94th Annual Memorial Day Parade begins at 9:00 a.m. at the St. Michael Church Cemetery where a service will be held. Parade will proceed to the Old Brookville Cemetery for 21-gun salute and the Purple Heart Memorial. Parade will continue to the Sixth Street Bridge where a wreath will be tossed into the Whitewater River to commemorate those buried at sea. Parade will end at Maple Grove Cemetery off St. Mary’s Road.
Florence, KY : Florence Memorial Day Parade starts at Boone County High School at 10:00 a.m. and ends near Florence Government Center, 8100 Ewing Boulevard. Memorial Day program begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Florence Veterans Memorial near the government center. Military vehicles and memorabilia on display.
Greendale, IN : American Legion Post 239 will have a cemetery service at 11:00 a.m. It will take place at the Greendale Cemetery by Soldier Circle.
Harrison, OH : The Harrison Memorial Day Parade is Monday at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Harrison.
Lawrenceburg, IN : Lawrenceburg American Legion Post 239 will have a cemetery service at 11:00 a.m. Monday at Greendale Cemetery’s Soldier Circle.
New Alsace, IN : North Dearborn American Legion Post 452 will hold Memorial Day services at four area cemeteries: East Fork in Guilford at 8:30 a.m., St. John Church in Dover at 9:00 a.m., St. Martin’s Church in Yorkville at 9:30 a.m., St. Paul’s Church in New Alsace at 10:00 a.m.
Rising Sun, IN : Ohio County Memorial Day Parade starts at about 10:00 a.m. going from the Rising Sun American Legion to Poplar Street. The parade will be followed by a Memorial Day service at the Ohio County Courthouse where Army PFC Brett Bondurant will speak.
Versailles, IN : Parade starting at Legion Post at 10:00 a.m. to Cliff Hill Cemetery for a service, then on to the Ripley County Courthouse Memorial. The public is invited. Call American Legion Post 173 at (812) 689-6400.