Memorial Day events in south Washington CountyMembers of Cottage Grove VFW Post 8752, American Legion Post 98 and Voiture 33 and families will tour area cemeteries in observance of Memorial Day.
Members of Cottage Grove VFW Post 8752, American Legion Post 98 and Voiture 33 and families will tour area cemeteries in observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 28.
The tour will begin with breakfast at 7 a.m. at American Legion Post 98, 328 Broadway Ave. in St. Paul Park. Following breakfast, veterans will visit the Grey Cloud Island Township Cemetery at 8 a.m., the Mississippi River at 8:30 a.m., Atkinson Cemetery, 9 a.m. and the St. Thomas Aquinas Church cemetery at 9:25.
The tour bus will stop at 9:50 a.m. at VFW Post 8752 for a break to be followed by a visit at Newport Cemetery at 10:40 a.m., Red Rock Cemetery at 11 a.m., Old Cottage Grove Cemetery, at 11:30 a.m., Basswood Cemetery at noon and the Levitt Cemetery at 12:25 p.m.
The bus will return to Legion Post 98 following ceremonies at Levitt Cemetery.
Lunch will be held at VFW Post 8752, 9260 East Point Douglas Road in Cottage Grove.