Addison County to honor veterans

The Middlebury High School Marching Band and the Catamount Pipes and Drums, will head the parade and the memorial ceremony. Re-enactors will honor America's fallen heroes at the Middlebury Civil War Monument across from the TownHall Theater. Highlights of this year's parade include the Middlebury Union Middle School and Mary Hogan Elementary School marching bands, Vermont Shriners, among others.


The Bristol American Legion Post 19 will host the Bristol Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 30 starting at 1 p.m. in front of Mt.Abraham Union High School. The parade will head out from the high school parking lot to Main Street. Downtown, the parade concludes at Bristol Park with a wreath-laying ceremony, at 1 p.m., at the Bristol War Monument. Following the ceremony, the public is invited to a picnic that concludes at 3 p.m.


Orwell traditional Sunday parade which starts at 1:30 p.m. with the Catamount Pipe Band, American Legion color guards, the Fair Haven Union High School band and Shriners participating. The parade starts on North Orwell Road and proceeds along Main Street to Church Street


The Town of Hancock will host its annual Hancock memorial Day Parade Monday, May 30, starting at 10 a.m. at the town clerk's office. The parade, the smallest in AddisonCounty, follows one route downtown to the cemetery. This year, patriotic music will be played by the Rochester High School Band.


Just across the Addison County line in Brandon (Rutland County), the town's annual Memorial Day will start in front of the downtown post office at 10 a.m. The parade route will follow U.S. Route 7 to the Brandon Green. Across from the library, a wreath-laying ceremony will be held at the Brandon Civil War Monument. A portion of Route 7 will be closed during the parade between 10-10:30 a.m.

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