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Posted on: May 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Memorial Day Ceremony

PURCELLVILLE, Va. MAY 22, 2019— The Town of Purcellville encourages all citizens to come out to honor our Fallen Veterans on Memorial Day, Monday May 27th, 2019. The ceremony will begin at 11:45 a.m. at Purcellville Town Hall, 221 South Nursery Ave. Details about the ceremony are below.


Purcellville Town Hall

Welcome by the Mayor

Invocation

Remarks by guest speaker, Gunnery Sergeant Kent Murray, United States Marine Corps, Retired (2010)

Remarks by Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (VA-10)


Procession to the Tear Drop


Tear Drop

American Legion presents military wreaths

Families of the Fallen present local hero wreaths

American Legion gives a 21-gun salute

American Legion raises the American flag

Moment of silence

Purcellville Mayor Fraser reads a proclamation

Benediction

Closing remarks by Mayor Fraser


Please note: Traffic will be diverted in the area of the teardrop intersection from approximately 11:55 AM – 12:05 PM to honor our Fallen. This will impact traffic on Main Street from Hatcher Avenue to 21st Street and from Nursery Avenue and 20th Street onto Main Street.


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