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Town of Charlton Memorial Day Activities
The American Legion, Post 391 of Charlton has two public ceremonies scheduled to commemorate Memorial Day 2022.
On Sunday, May 29, 2022, Post 391 will attend a church service at the Charlton Methodist Church on Stafford Street, Charlton assembling at 9:45 AM. Following the church service, Post 391 will place wreaths and conduct rifle honor salutes at each cemetery and at the Vietnam Memorial Bridge on Stafford Street.
On Monday, May 30, 2022, the annual Memorial Day parade will be held, rain or shine. Participants are to assemble at 1:30 PM within the main entrance of the Masonic Home complex at 88 Masonic Home Road. Step off time is scheduled for 2:00 PM. Marchers will parade to the Town Library. Memorial wreaths will be placed on the Town Honor Roll. Memorial rifle salutes will be given. Honored speakers will be introduced and music performed by the Shepherd Hill Regional High School Marching Band. Charlton Middle School students will read their selections honoring Veterans of all conflicts.
Following the ceremony, all participants are cordially invited by American Legion Post 391 to enjoy a light lunch prepared by the Legion Auxiliary in the lower level of the Charlton Grange building.
All citizens and veterans are urged to attend and, if possible, participate in one of the most solemn and meaningful days of the year, MEMORIAL DAY. We must never forget those who made the supreme sacrifice ensuring our freedom, at the same time remembering those men and women who are now serving in our armed forces around the world.
Charlton American Legion Post 391
508-248-5474 / 508-341-2568