Memorial Day Parade Information


SkipStrong 029By Carol McCracken  (Post # 2,303)

The annual Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 25th.  It will start at 10:30 am at Longfellow Square on Congress Street and progress along the street ending at Monument Square.

The Grand Marshals are Mary Jane Gardner, standing in for her late father William Gardner as well as many of his descendants.

The speaking and wreath laving ceremony will start at 11:00 am  Mayor Michael Brennan will be one of the guest speakers.  Following the speeches, the event will conclude with a wreath laying ceremony at the Monument.

The event is sponsored by the City of Portland and the Harold T. Andrews Post 17 American Legion.