5 Things: North Kingstown's Memorial Day Parade

Five things to know about Monday's parade.

It's not summer in North Kingstown until we celebrate Memorial's Day with our annual parade. In anticipation of the big event on Monday, May 30, here are five things you may need to know.

  1. At 9 a.m., there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at the Civil War Memorial and the adjacent Veterans Memorial Day Park near .
  2. Also at 9 a.m., parade marchers will form at .
  3. The parade will start at Wilson Park at 10 a.m., traveling down West Main Street before turning right onto Brown Street and then right onto Phillips Street. Ceremonies will conclude at the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial at around 11 a.m. Due to road closures, we recommend you seek alternate routes during the time of the parade.
  4. Concluding ceremonies will begin around 11 a.m. at Elm Grove Cemetery for a recitation of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address in remembrance of the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.
  5. Locals are invited to attend a down the road at the following the parade.
ginny gorman May 26, 2011 at 11:31 AM
We should all take a few minutes at least to thank our past and present men and women in the military who have kept us safe, secure and put themselves tirelessly in harms way for all of us and our children. If you see a military service person this week especially- go up and thank them for all they are doing for us. Ginny Gorrman


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something