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Ecumenical service to kick off Memorial Day observance

Crown Point events may 27 and 28

Crown Point's 144th annual Memorial Day observance will begin with an ecumenical church service. The service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 27, in Veterans Park.

Crown Point's 144th annual Memorial Day observance will begin with an ecumenical church service. The service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 27, in Veterans Park.

— “While cookouts and family are a fitting by-product of Memorial Day, let us pause, in our own way, to demonstrate our gratitude for those who have assured the citizens of the greatest national on earth the freedoms we so dearly claim,” Hirtle said. “Join us as we ask God’s blessings on the soldiers of Crown Point.”

Following the service the park will open at noon with amusement rides, food, vendors and games.

The North Country Travelers will perform in the park at 5 p.m.

Fireworks will conclude the day at the park at 9 p.m.

Monday’s activities will begin with Crown Point’s traditional cemetery tour. The tour will begin at Sacred Heart Cemetery at 9 a.m., followed by the Congregational Church at 9:15, the Ironville Cemetery at 9:45, the White Church Cemetery at 10:15, Fairview Cemetery at 10:45, the Putnam Creek Bridge at 11 a.m., Forestdale Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. and the Veterans Monument in the town park at noon.

At noon the park will again open with amusement rides, food, vendors and games.

Crown Point’s annual Memorial Day parade will begin at 2 p.m. at Ferry Road and proceed north on Main Street, ending at Veterans Park.

Following the parade Penelope the Clown will appear in the park.

Loose Connections will perform in the park at 4 p.m.

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