Support the Parade

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Somehow, it’s already May, and the Memorial Day Parade is right around the corner on Monday, May 27. Over the next few weeks the township will be collecting money to fund the upcoming parade, and we encourage our residents to offer their support.

Memorial Day, first known as Decoration Day, originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and Confederate soldiers who died in that conflict. By the 20th century, Memorial Day had been extended to honor all Americans who have died in all of our nation’s wars. Volunteers would place American flags on the graves of veterans, hence the name Decoration Day.

 

 

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