Memorial Day parade returns to Swanton


The Memorial Day parade will return to Swanton this year.

It will begin at 10 a.m. at the corner of Main and Church streets. The parade will travel south on Main Street to Memorial Park.

There will be a special performance by the Swanton High School band.

The public is also invited to a BBQ lunch at the Swanton American Legion post on Hallett Avenue, beginning at 12:30 p.m.

The Delta American Legion is holding a Memorial Day ceremony at Greenlawn Cemetery on Memorial Day at 10 a.m. Rev. Floyd Shoup, member of the Delta American Legion and semi-retired pastor will be the guest speaker.

A parade will precede the event starting at 9:30 a.m. It will go from the corner of Main and Wood streets, and head west, ending at the cemetery. All are invited to participate. Once all have arrived at the cemetery the service will start.

The order of those participating in the parade is American Legion Color Guard, American Legion/S.A.L. Firing Squad, Pike-Delta-York band, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Delta Eagles and Auxiliary, general public, and Delta Fire Department.

In the case of rain, there will not be a parade. However, there will be a Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. at the Delta American Legion Post located at the corner of State Route 109 and County Road F.

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