2017 Memorial Day activities

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The Granby Memorial Day parade will be held Monday, May 29. The honorary parade marshall will be Gilbert F. Justo who served with the U.S. Army 101 Infantry Division during the Korean Conflict. The parade will line up at 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot on Bank Street and step off at 10 a.m. sharp. Stops will be made to lay wreaths at the Civil War, War on Terror, Legion and World War I monuments before continuing to the cemetery. Services there will include guest speaker Town Manager William F. Smith, Jr. Pastor Clark Pfaff of Valley Brook Community Church will offer the invocation and benediction. There also will be a firing squad salute and taps.

Town Green

Following the service, the parade will return to the green and disband. After a brief recess, the Marquis of Granby Fife and Drum Corps and the high school symphonic band will present short concerts.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of U.S. involvement in the first World War.