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Memorial Day Observance in Columbia Cemetery

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Date(s) - 05/27/2024
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Columbia Cemetery


Meet in the Old Veterans section of the Columbia Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 27, for a Memorial Day observance and salute to our local soldiers who perished during their service to America in the Mexican War, Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I. Included in the short ceremony are prayers, flag raising, reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, and information on the Memorial Day holiday in America. Flowers and flags will be placed on graves by the Columbia Grenadine Belles during a roll call of heroes, and the ceremony concludes with the playing of “Taps” and a black powder musket salute by the Columbia Volunteer Militia. Information: 209-559-7723