Acton Memorial Day Parade Monday

The parade will proceed to Mt. Hope Cemetery, where a ceremony will be held.

File photo.
File photo.

The following is from the Town of Acton:

The Town of Acton’s Department of Veterans’ Services and the Celebrations Committee invite you to join us in our Memorial Day parade and ceremonies on Monday, May 26th at 10 AM.

The parade will leave the Gates School at 10 AM sharp and proceed along the following route: Spruce Street to Mass Ave to Windsor Ave into Mt. Hope cemetery for the main ceremony which will begin at 11 AM.

This year’s Grand Marshal is Korean War Veteran Richard J. Calandrella. For a more in depth biography and the Grand Marshal’s remarks please join us at Mt. Hope cemetery. After that we will proceed down Central Street to the West Acton Center for an abbreviated ceremony.

Any youth groups who wish to participate in the parade please contact Gail Sawyer at 978-929-7730. Please contact Acton’s Veterans’ Service Officer, James MacRae, at 978-929-6614 if you have any questions or if you are a local veteran who wishes to march in the parade.


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