Ashland And Mansfield Celebrate Memorial Day

Ashland And Mansfield Celebrate Memorial Day

  • 5/24/2019 5:44:15 PM
  • Ingrid Schmidt
  • Events / Entertainment

NORTH CENTRAL OHIO- Ashland and Mansfield will both be hosting Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 27.

The Mansfield Memorial Day Parade beings at 10:30am on Park Avenue West at the 5-way light with Marion Ave in downtown Mansfield and ends the Gazebo in Central Park.  Following the parade there will be a Memorial Day Program at the Gazebo at 11am. Douglas Theaker, a Korean War Era Veteran is the guest speaker for the program.

The Ashland Memorial Day Parade begins at 10am at Union Street in downtown Ashland and will end at the at the Ashland Cemetery.  After the parade a Memorial Day service will be held at the gazebo at the Ashland Cemetery. This year's Memorial Day service is dedicated to female veterans.

Female veterans will serve as parade marshals leading the parade down Main Street.  American Legion Department of Ohio Second Vice Commander Jean Wilson will be a featured speaker at the Memorial Day Program.

Both Mansfield’s and Ashland’s festivities are meant to honor all those who lost their lives while serving their country.

 

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