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TRAFFIC ALERT REMINDER FOR MEMORIAL DAY
PURCELLVILLE, Va., May 26, 2023 — The Purcellville Police Department would like to remind community members of the upcoming Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony taking place on Monday, May 29, 2023. The ceremony will begin at 11:45 a.m. with remarks at Purcellville Town Hall, 221 South Nursery Avenue and the procession will continue to the teardrop. Traffic will be diverted in the area of the teardrop intersection from approximately 11:55 a.m. to 12:30pm 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. Main Street will remain open during the ceremony, however, please use caution, expect possible brief delays in this area, and follow law enforcement direction.
The Town of Purcellville, Virginia
“Purcellville-your small Town, where history and progress intersect and people prosper,” is an award-winning town of over 10,000 residents located in Loudoun County, approximately 50 miles west of Washington, DC. Having received the prestigious Siemens Sustainability Award for Small Communities, Purcellville continues to be honored for its green initiatives with most recently being the Tree City USA recipient for the 13th year. The Town was reaffirmed as a AAA rated community by S&P Global Ratings, the highest credit rating possible, and is ranked “Safest City” in Virginia in 2020. Once a stop along the W&OD rail line, which has been converted to a multi-use trail from Alexandria, VA to Purcellville, the Town has maintained its historic old-town feel through the restoration and maintenance of its many downtown structures, reflecting the Victorian architecture popular during the early 1900s. Today, Purcellville is the economic hub of western Loudoun County and a popular weekend destination for antiquing, equestrian activities, farmer’s markets, wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants. More info at www.purcellvilleva.gov.