The Gettysburg Joint Veterans Memorial Day Commission would like to announce that the 146th Annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania will be held on Monday May 27, 2013. This is a great way to remember and honor those men and women who died while serving our country.
The 146th Annual Gettysburg Memorial Day parade and ceremony is one of the oldest continuing ceremonies in the country.This year, the Grand Marshal of the parade will be Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett.
The Memorial Day Parade will begin at 2 p.m. at Lefever Street in Gettysburg and head northeast to Middle Street; turn west on East Middle Street and south on Baltimore Street to the Soldiers' National Cemetery.
The Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. at the Rostrum in the Soldiers' National Cemetery.The keynote speaker will be Governor Tom Corbett.
The Gettysburg Joint Veterans Memorial Day Commission consists of veterans' organizations in Gettysburg: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Gettysburg Camp #112; American Legion Post #202; Marine Corps League Detachment #705; and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #15.