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Memorial Day Ceremony
The traditional Decoration Day service of the Grand Army Meade Post #1 will be recreated at historic Laurel Hill Cemetery, the site of the first Memorial Day Observance in Philadelphia in 1868.
Special guests, honor guards, and the public will gather at the resting place of General George Gordon Meade, hero of the Battle of Gettysburg, to perform the traditional service honoring all veterans who fell defending the nation.
FREE and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested; a $5 donation in support of the Friends of Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries is appreciated.
3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132