PURCELLVILLE, Va. May 23, 2022 — The Town of Purcellville encourages all citizens to come out to honor our Fallen Veterans on Memorial Day, Monday May 30, 2022. 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 by Chaplain Larry Brooks, Purcellville Police Department
- Remarks by guest speaker, Sergeant Eric M. Wilson, U.S. Army Retired
Procession to the Tear Drop
- American Legion presents military wreaths
- Families of the Fallen present local hero wreaths
- "Taps" played by Rick Reaves
- American Legion gives a 21-gun salute
- American Legion raises the American flag
- Moment of silence
- Purcellville Mayor Fraser reads a proclamation
- Benediction by Chaplain Larry Brooks, Purcellville Police Department
- Closing remarks by Mayor Fraser
Please note: Traffic will be diverted in the area of the teardrop intersection from approximately 11:55 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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.