Memorial Day observances

Northwest Corner towns will honor the fallen Monday, May 27, with a full complement of Memorial Day events. Times and information for each town listed below.

Cornwall will begin the day at 9:30 a.m. with a ceremony at the North Cornwall cemetery. At 10 a.m., Seaman’s memorial service will take place at the covered bridge in West Cornwall. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. and culminate in Cornwall Village with a carnival at the United Congregational Church.

The Falls Village parade route begins at Lee H. Kellogg School and ends at the Town Green on Main Street, starting at 9:45 a.m. from the school and with a commemoration ceremony on the Green at around 10 a.m.

North Canaan will line up for its parade at Town Hall at 10 a.m. and the marching will start at 10:30 a.m. The route through town will end at the Doughboy statue on Route 44. The renovated statue will be unveiled with new names added to the plaques. A ceremony will follow.

Sharon’s parade will start at 10 a.m. and will go down Main Street to Veterans’ Memorial near the clock tower. A ceremony will be held to pay tribute to the fallen.

In Salisbury the parade starts at 10 a.m. and proceeds from Town Hall and the Scoville Memorial Library to the cemetery via Main Street and Undermountain Road. At the cemetery there will be a ceremony.

Kent’s parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. and make stops at the memorial sites and monuments in town. Small ceremonies will be held along the route and a military flyover is expected around 11 a.m.

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