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Memorial Day Parade & Cemetery Ceremony | 2023

May 29, 2023 @ 10:30 am
Beaver Borough
469 3rd st
Beaver Area Heritage Museum
Memorial Day Parade & Cemetery Ceremony | 2023 @ Beaver Borough

The parade sponsored by the Beaver Area Heritage Foundation begins at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 29, 2023, in Beaver, PA, starting at Third and Beaver Streets.  The parade will proceed along Third Street to the Beaver Cemetery’s Receiving Vault and Chapel where a formal program will take place honoring military veterans.  The parade will feature local veterans, Beaver Area High School Band and JROTC, including its Fife and Drum Corps.  Two re-enactor groups, the Revolutionary War-era, First Co. Fort McIntosh Garrison and Civil War-era 63rd PA regiment will also march.  Wreaths will be placed at the War Memorials to remember those who sacrificed their lives for our Country.  The parade will also include local fire departments, Scout Troops and area youth sports teams.  Children are invited to ride their decorated bikes in the annual contest sponsored by the Trek Bike Shop.  All veterans, retired or active service, are invited to march or ride in the parade.  The Memorial Ceremony will feature Craig Baker, President of the Beaver Area Heritage Foundation as Master of Ceremonies, keynote speaker CMSgt Jessica Davis, and the Beaver Area Senior Class President, Ana Avdellas, who will recite Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.  Patriotic music will be provided by the Beaver Area High School Band and Choir.  The Ceremony will conclude with a military salute performed by veterans and military re-enactors. In case of rain, the Memorial Ceremony will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, College Avenue, Beaver.   For additional information, please contact John Grosskopf.  Phone:  724-630-0798.

In the event of inclement weather, the Memorial Services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 252 College Avenue, at 11:00 A.M.

Click here for more Memorial Ceremony information:  Memorial Day Program_2023