Mich. -- Right after the Plymouth, Michigan, Memorial
Day Parade (8:30 A.M.), a short ceremony will be held at the Veterans
Memorial Park across the street from the Plymouth Historical Museum.
Bob Zaetta, the perpetual emcee will direct the short remarks
starting a little after 9:00 A.M. One of the groups highlighted
and remembered will be the Union 24th of Michigan. A Civil War
monument, first erected in Plymouth in 1917, was relocated from
Plymouth's Riverside Cemetery, to the Southwest corner of the
new park. The Plymouth Community sent significant numbers of participants
to the war.
demonstrate the remembrance these special veterans and GAR members
deserve, they will truly never be forgotten. I encourage………
volunteer and be active, give our veteran Posts vigilant support.
Please remember the debt we owe to these men and women who have
served. American Legion Plymouth Post No. 391 and VVA Post No.
528 both help to sponsor the parade.
-- The Northville Parade starts at 10:00 A.M. downtown.
Northville VFW Post #4012 is the presenting sponsor.
-- The Beck-Ridge Chorale will perform its patriotic
Because of the Brave set Monday at the Village Theater at Cherry
Hill at 1 and 3 p.m. Tickets are $8 and $10.
-- One of the Henry Ford’s Greenfield Village signature
events is the remembrance weekend of the Civil War. Throughout
the Memorial Day weekend veterans will be honored and over 450
re-enactors will create an authentic Civil War encampment. Artillery,
cavalry, parades and 19-th century music will fill the air. http://www.hfmgv.org/events/civilWarRemembrance.aspx
at the Grand Rapids Historical Museum http://www.grmuseum.org/civilwar
Civil War Resources: http://seekingmichigan.org/discover
of Congress has a new website to augment Civil War searches. http://www.loc.gov/rr/main/uscivilwar/
Mary's Polish Country Fair delivers Line-Up of Toe-Tapping Free
Musical Performances Memorial Day Weekend
credit: Grand Rapids Museum