2017 Athens Memorial Day Ceremony & Parade

Date(s) - May 29, 2017
All Day

Memorial Day Service
A Memorial Day ceremony will be held on Monday, May 29th at 11:00 a.m. at the West Union Cemetery in Athens sponsored by local Veteran’s organizations.

There will be a parade through Uptown Athens to the cemetery starting at 10:30 a.m. The parade will line up behind the Athens middle school from 9:30am – 10am.  The parade route is from Washington Street to Court Street to Union Street to the West Union Cemetery.  If anyone is interested in participating in the Memorial Day Parade please call The American Legion at 740-592-4027.

Breakfast and Lunch

The American Legion will be serving breakfast at the Post home on May 29th from 7:00 till 9:00 a.m. – the community is invited. The American Legion, Athens VFW and Athens AMVETS along with other veterans organizations will serve lunch following the ceremony and parade at post home locations.  The community is invited to attend all Memorial Day lunches.

West Union Cemetery