May 25, 2010 7:08 PM by Q2 News
Memorial Day plans are in place for Monday in Billings. Memorial Day honors American men and woman who died while serving in the military.Monday, May 31 is a federal holiday. The holiday, formerly known as Decoration Day, dates back to the Civil War and is marked in large and small parades, services and other events around the United States.
The ceremony schedule includes:
Veterans Park 8:00am
Riverside Cemetery 8:00am
Terrace Gardens 8:30am
Sunset Memorial Gardens 9:00am
Mountview Cemetary (Central Avenue) 9:45am
Yellwstone Valley Memorial 11:45am
Yellowstone COunty Veterans Cemetery 12 Noon
There will be a pre Memorial Day ceremony hosted by the United Veterans Council on the Yellowstone County Courthouse Lawn in front of the Montana Purple Heart Memorial at 12 noon, Friday May 28th. The ceremony should last about twenty minutes.