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Memorial Day Observances in East Hampton

Wed, 05/22/2024 - 16:56
The East Hampton Memorial Day parade sets off at 10 a.m.
Durell Godfrey

Memorial Day observances in East Hampton and throughout the town begin on Sunday, when veterans will visit cemeteries from Wainscott to Montauk, starting at 8 a.m. from the American Legion in Amagansett and 8:15 from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post at 290 Montauk Highway in East Hampton. 

On Monday, the day will open with a “lost at sea” ceremony at Main Beach at 9 a.m. The village’s Memorial Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. in front of the Presbyterian Church and conclude at the village green by Hook Mill, where Senior Chief Kyle O’Connell of Coast Guard Station Montauk will be the keynote speaker at a 10:30 ceremony. Another ceremony will follow at the American Legion at 11. 


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