Memorial Day Parade, Service to be held May 30 in village

Cpl. Kyle Schneider and 2nd Lt. Nolan Miles

Cpl. Kyle Schneider and 2nd Lt. Nolan Miles

— 6:45 p.m. St. Mary’s Cemetery service, Tappan Street

7 p.m. Riverview Cemetery service, Tappan Street

Call to colors and raising of the colors (The Eric Dalaker Memorial Flag)

Placement of the wreaths

“America the Beautiful” and placement of the flowers at the Honor Roll Memorial

Guest Speaker 2nd Lt. Nolan Miles

Recitation by Baker High School students: Gettysburg Address, Briana Blasi; In Flanders Fields, Rachel Brown; Logan’s Orders, Sarah Dugan

Baker High School students Connor Sewell and Jessica Tiner will accompany the Community Band in singing the National Anthem

“Amazing Grace,” by piper Shannon Kennedy

Salute over the graves


Logan’s Order

Excerpt from General Order No. 11, issued May 5, 1868.

To the Second Grand Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic

“…For the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the recent rebellion … with the hope that it will be kept up from year to year.”

By order of John A. Logan, General, USA

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