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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Memorial Day Ceremony at Hanover Veterans Memorial

Veterans Memorial at hanover Wayside Park

All are invited to honor the Veterans who gave their life defending our Country and those who are currently serving our military to insure our freedom by attending a Memorial Day ceremony at Hanover Wayside Park on Monday, May 27, 2019. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 AM.

Guest speaker will be Mr. Robert L. Fitzgerald, I. retired U. S. Army veteran and Gold Star Father.  American Legion Post 175 and VFW Post 9808 will lead in the laying of the Memorial Wreath.  Veterans of the Hanover County Sheriff’s department will perform the Rifle Salute. 

Jim Kickler, Hanover County Veterans Memorial Committee Chairperson, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Taps will be performed by the Hanover Concert Band. 

Memorial and honorary pavers will be available for purchase at a discounted cost of $75, if purchased at the event.

Hanover Wayside Park is located on U.S. Rt. 301 about a mile north of Hanover High School. Parking will be available on the site.

Dedicated in 2007, the Hanover Veteran’s Memorial honors Hanover military veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice in hostile action from World War I to the present day, and those who have or are currently serving in the Armed Forces.

For more information about this ceremony or about the Hanover Veteran’s Memorial, please call Hanover County Parks and Recreation at 365-7150 or email [email protected]


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