Saturday, May 25, 2013

Memorial Day Observances in Salem

Courtesy of Destination Salem, with some addresses added by Hawthorne Hotel.

Here is the schedule of Salem's Memorial Day observances for this weekend.

Photo by Leighton O'Connor
Sunday, May 26

10:30 AM . . . Wreath laying ceremony at the Veterans Section of St. Mary's cemetery 226 North Street, Salem, MA

11:30 AM . . . Mass at St. John's 28 Saint Peter Street, Salem, MA

12:30 PM . . . (Approximately) following Mass will be a naval cannon salute to those lost at sea, at Winter Island, Salem, MA
1:00 PM . . .  (Approximately) Collation at the Polish League of American Veterans (PLAV) club at 9 Daniels Street, Salem, MA.   All are welcome to attend.

Monday, May 27

10:30 AM . . . Parade departs from Commercial Street near North St.  Free Salem Trolley ride for any veteran unable to march.

11:00 AM . . . Memorial Day ceremony at Green Lawn Cemetery.  Green Lawn Cemetery is near North and Orne Streets, about 6 minute drive from the Hawthorne Hotel.  Guest speaker is Gold Star mother, Christina Ayube

12:30 PM . . . (Approximately) Collation at the VFW, 95 Derby Street. All are welcome to attend.

Whether you are in the area or traveling this weekend, have a safe and enjoyable time, and please pay your respects to those that have made the ultimate sacrifice for us.


I hope to see you here.


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