Memorial Day Parade

Marcus Hook, PA, May 20, 2019. Marching bands, drill teams, military units, string bands, antique cars, civic groups, fire companies and others will grace the streets of Marcus Hook Borough on Saturday, May 25, 2018 as the Borough celebrates Memorial Day in grand style. The annual Marcus Hook Memorial Day Parade will begin at 12:00 Noon starting on 10th Street at the Marcus Hook/Trainer line. At Market Street the parade will head south and conclude at Market Square Memorial Park, the Borough's beautiful waterfront park.

The Parade will feature numerous marching bands and musical groups: Chichester High School Band, Chichester Community Band, Joseph A. Ferko String Band, Quaker City String Band, Avalon String Band, Hedgeman String Band, and Boy in Black to name a few. Also participating are the West Powelton Steppers, Valley Forge Highlanders, Falum Dafa Chinese Drum Team, LuLu Shriners, Lima Praise Band, local area Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts, Antique Car Club of Chester County, and of course Uncle Sam and the Statue of Liberty.

Serving as Grand Marshall is Tom Harmon. Tom is from Delaware County and first went into the Army in June of 1968 and was subsequently deployed to Vietnam in November of 1968. Tom was wounded in Vietnam in March of 1969 and was awarded the Purple Heart for his heroic efforts.

Following the parade the Vietnam Veterans of Delaware County, Chapter 67, will hold a memorial service at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Market Square Memorial Park.
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