Memorial Day parade planned for Setauket

Memorial Day parade planned for Setauket

Veterans march in the 2017 Memorial Day Parade in Setauket. File photo by Rita J. Egan

The Veterans of Foreign Wars East Setauket Post 3054 will sponsor the annual Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 28, in East Setauket. The units will step off at 11 a.m. following a marching course along Main Street and Route 25A.

Opening ceremonies honoring the nation’s fallen heroes will be held at the Old Village Green opposite the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library and also at the memorial park along 25A at the conclusion of the parade.

Local officials and dignitaries are expected to join over 2,000 marchers for the event. Organizations wishing to participate in the parade can contact parade chairman Brian Denzler at the VFW Post 3054 at 631-751-5541 or at 831-277-8336.

The post is always seeking new members. Veterans are encouraged to contact Denzler at either of the above numbers.