May 28, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Neighbors across Washington County are being asked to stand and remove their hats when the U.S. flag passes at the start of Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 28.
The day, also called Decoration Day, is for observance in memory of dead members of the armed forces of all wars. Today’s 1924 history photo is of an American Legion parade.
The picture was donated to the Kewaskum Historical Society by the James Andre family.
West Bend’s Memorial Day Parade steps off at 9:30 a.m. from Main and Oak Street.
Newburg Vietnam Veterans Chapter 448 will hold a service at Freedom Park at 1 p.m. There will be a brief ceremony and dedication of the newest Legacy Stones.
Slinger’s Memorial Day Parade steps off at 10 a.m. and will march from the VFW to the cemetery. There’s a short program and then back to VFW for the brat fry.
Can you identify the intersection in the photo?