Etiquette for Memorial Day Parades

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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 30.

 

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.

 

Jackson’s service will be presented by the Henry Gumm Legion Post #486 at Peace Cemetery (corner of CTH P and Cedar Creek Road) at 8:30 a.m. with a reception to follow at the Jackson Area Community Center.

 

Slinger’s Memorial Day Parade begins at 10 a.m from Jim’s Place, 201 Kettle Moraine Drive, to Union Cemetery.

 

Farmington will host a ceremony at Fillmore Turner Hall at 12:30 p.m.

Can you identify the intersection in the photo?

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