Remembering Veterans on Memorial Day, May 27, 2024

Posted on May 23, 2024

Normandy Veterans cemetery
World War II D-Day cemetery Normandy, France

A brief ceremony by Cummington American Legion Post 304 will take place at the times and Hilltown locations noted below.  All are invited to attend and honor those who gave service to our country.

8:30 AM in Worthington at the memorial across from Town Hall
9:00 AM at the West Cummington Cemetery
9:30 AM in Cummington at the memorial at Community House
9:45 AM Goshen Memorial Day Parade will begin on or about 9:45 A.M. from the town parking lot at mile marker 28.6.  The Parade will proceed West on to Route 9, Main Street, using a rolling road block at the end of the Parade Groups.  Route 9, Main Street, East bound will be open to traffic once the parade groups have exited the town parking lot. We will then proceed to take a right hand turn onto Route 112, Cape Street, using the North bound lane.  The Parade will turn left onto Mollison Hill Road then into the Goshen Center Cemetery.  At this time, Route 112, Cape Street, South bound traffic will be stopped.  As soon as all Parade Groups are safely off the roadway, the traffic will commence in both the South and North Bound Lanes.  The Parade is scheduled to last approximately 12 minutes.
10:00 AM in Goshen at the Goshen Cemetery on Mollison Hill Road
11:00 AM in Chesterfield at Veterans’ Park
1:00 PM in Plainfield at Hilltop Cemetery

Additional area events will be held at the following locations.

9:30 AM in Amherst, step off and procession from the Town Common ending at the War Memorial Pool with a ceremony to follow
10:00 AM in Northampton, step off and procession from Trinity Row with a ceremony to follow at Park Street Cemetery issuing Medals of Liberty
1:00 PM in Williamsburg, a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial issuing a Medal of Liberty

Military Women’s memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia

Women's memorial at Arlington National Cemetery

Civil War Tomb

Tomb of the Civil War unknowns Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia

Korean Vets Memorial

Korean Veterans Memorial, Washington D.C.

Vietnam Vets Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington D.C.

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