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Plainfield American Legion to Host Memorial Day Parade

Event honors America's fallen heroes.

The Plainfield American Legion will once again host the Memorial Day parade. Credit: Patch file photo
The Plainfield American Legion will once again host the Memorial Day parade. Credit: Patch file photo
In remembrance of the nation’s soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice, Plainfield American Legion Marne Post #13 will host its annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 26.

This year, the parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Ira Jones Middle School, 15320 S. Wallin Dr., and travel east on Ottawa Street before entering onto the path of Settlers' Park near the intersection of Van Dyke Road and Ottawa Street.

The parade will continue east through Settlers' Park and end at the Memorial in the park. A flag raising ceremony will occur at the Memorial following the parade.

The following roadways will close at approximately 10:15 a.m. and remain closed until the Parade reaches the Memorial (at approximately 10:45 a.m.):

  • Wallin Drive at Ottawa Street
  • Ottawa Street from Wallin Drive to Van Dyke Road
  •  Van Dyke Road at Ottawa Street

Parking will also be restricted on these roads from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., police said.

A limited amount of parking will be available at the Village Hall, 24401 W. Lockport St., and along Village Center Drive. Additional parking can be found on Van Dyke Road south of Ottawa Street and at Ira Jones School.

 

Ron Jidzny May 20, 2014 at 04:45 PM
Can't wait for this event and to go play 'video poker' after it is over. I'd rather go to Fox's Restaurant after since it's really close to my house but 'video gaming' is not allowed and the sales tax is higher there.

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