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Memorial Day 2018
May 28, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
This Memorial day through Veterans Day, VFW Post 7706 will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI
Veterans of all wars are invited to gather for breakfast at the Breadbasket Restaurant, 131 Park Avenue, Barrington, IL at 6:00 a.m. All veterans are encouraged to wear their uniforms however, this is not a requirement.
Memorial services will be conducted at the following cemeteries:
7:30 a.m. – White Cemetery on Cuba Road
8:00 a.m. – St. Paul Cemetery on East Main Street
8:30 a.m. – Barrington Center – Sutton Road & Route 68
9:00 a.m. – Union Cemetery – On Route 62 (West of Sutton Road)
All veterans, as well as other organizations such as; the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, etc. are invited to participate in the solemn parade and service at Evergreen Cemetery.
10:00 a.m. – Parade will assemble at Cook, Park and Station Streets
10:30 a.m. – Start time for the Parade
The Parade Marshall will direct all participants to their positions in the Parade. The parade route begin at the Veterans Memorial, proceed west on Main Street, left on Dundee Avenue and right into Evergreen Cemetery.
Services at Evergreen Cemetery will start at 11:00 a.m. For further information please contact Paul A. Corwin at 847 606-9139 or use our Contact form.
Karen Darch, Village of Barrington President, has proclaimed that on Memorial Day — May 28, 2018 to me — the residents of the Village of Barrington refrain from all unnecessary labor and all public amusements and join with the VFW Post 7706 and the American Legion Post 158 in due and proper observance of Memorial Day, recalling the memory of the heroic departed and recounting their valiant deeds.
Just a reminder, this is a solemn ceremony, no bikes, roller blades, skateboards, floats, banners, posters, or animals will be allowed in the parade or at the cemetery.