Memorial Day observed in Swanton


Memorial Day was observed in Swanton on Monday with a parade, ceremony, and luncheon.

The parade started at Crestwood Elementary School and included American Legion members, Boy Scouts, the Swanton High School band, poppy queen, grand marshal and more. It headed west on Church Street, then south on Main Street before ending at Memorial Park.

At the doughboy statue, the ceremony commenced with Lt. Col. David Pifer the featured speaker.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2017/05/web1_Pifer-speaks.jpg

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2017/05/web1_Area-vets.jpg

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2017/05/web1_Gun-salute-wide-shot.jpgDrew Stambaugh | Swanton Enteprise