There will be two Memorial Day Parades in Marietta on
Harmar’s parade will start at 8:00 AM,beginning at Harmar
School, winding its way through the West Side to Harmar Cemetery.
Marietta’s downtown parade will start forming at 9:30 AM on
Front Street between Putnam and Scammel.
At 10:00, the parade will proceed from Putnam to Fifth; up Fifth to
Wooster; continue on Wooster to Eighth Street; end at Oak Grove Cemetery.
At the conclusion, there will be a ceremony at American
Legion Post 64, adjacent to the cemetery at Eight and Wooster; then food will
be served at the Legion and at VFW Post 5108 at 319 Pike Street.
Governor John Kasich has
ordered that all flags in Ohio be flown at half-staff
from sunrise until noon on Memorial Day, in honor of
those who gave their lives in service to our nation.
The governor wrote: “This is a time for all Americans to reflect on the
significance of the contributions and sacrifices made by the men and women of
our military, throughout our nation’s history, to preserve our freedom and way