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Posted on: May 24, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Memorial Day ceremony at Hanover Wayside Park

All are invited to honor the veterans who gave their life defending our country and those who are currently serving in our military to insure our freedom by attending a Memorial Day ceremony at Hanover Wayside Park on Monday, May 30, 2022. The ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Guest speaker will be Mr. Steven J Combs Chief Deputy Commissioner, Virginia Department of Veterans Services.   American Legion Post 175 will lead in the laying of the Memorial Wreath. Veterans of the Hanover County Sheriff’s department will perform the Rifle Salute. 

George Navas, Hanover County Veterans Memorial Committee Chairman, 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 price of $75, if purchased at the event.

Parking will be available on the site.

Hanover Wayside Park is located on U.S. Rt. 301 about a mile north of Hanover High School.

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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