Watertown Will Mark Memorial Day With Parade, Placing Flags and Wreaths

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Memorial Day ceremonies and the parade will be held in Watertown on Monday, May 27.

Watertown will honor its veterans with several events during Memorial Day week. Veterans Services Officer Patrick George announced following schedule.

WEDNESDAY 22 May 2019 at 5:00 pm:

Meet at Ridgelawn Cemetery

  • Flags will be placed at Veterans’ graves at all Watertown cemeteries by
    Veteran organizations and Volunteers. Interested volunteers should contact the VSO at pgeorge@watertown-ma.gov or 617-972-6416

FRIDAY 24 MAY 2019: Veterans School Visitation:

  • 9:00 a.m. – Watertown High School
  • 9:45 a.m. – Cunniff Elementary School
  • 10:00 a.m. – Lowell Elementary School
  • 10:00 a.m. – Watertown Middle School
  • 11:00 a.m. – Hosmer Elementary School

SUNDAY 26 MAY 2019: Morning Services and Dedications:

  • 7:30 a.m. – WWI Memorial Stone – (front of Shutt Detachment)
  • 7:40 a.m. – Cottage Street Cemetery
  • 7:50 a.m. – Coolidge Square POW/MIA Monument
  • 8:00 a.m. – Arlington Street Cemetery
  • 8:10 a.m. – Common Street Cemetery
  • 8:20 a.m. – Charles River Float
  • 8:30 a.m. – World War II Memorial Stone (front of Town Hall)
  • 8:35 a.m. – Saltonstall Park
  • 8:45 a.m. – Moxley Field (AMVETS Post 14)
  • 8:55 a.m. – St. Patrick’s Cemetery
  • 9:05 a.m. – Ridgelawn Cemetery
  • 10:00 a.m. – Veteran’s Mass at St. Patrick’s Church

MONDAY 27 MAY 2019: Parade:

  • 10:30a.m – 11:30a.m. – Parade Check-in at TUFTS Parking lot
  • 12:00p.m. – Parade Begins

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