2010 Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Each year, the Crystal Lake American Legion Post hosts the annual Memorial Day Parade and Cemetery Service. Veterans, high school bands, civic, Scout, and youth organizations participate in the parade and cemetery service.
Due to rain, lightening, and thunder this year, the Memorial Day Parade was cancelled and the service was held at Central High School. The guest speaker this year was John Jacobs from the V.F.W. post.
Earlier this spring the Historical Society received funds to commemorate our recent fallen solders (Jonathan Collins, Ryan Cummings, and Jason McLeod) with brick pavers for the Union Cemetery Veterans’ Concourse. These pavers were put in place for Memorial Day, and the framed mini pavers were presented to the families. The mini paver frames will include a copy of the artist’s rendering completed by Ryan Keller which shows the completed monument and the Veterans’ Concourse.