Memorial Day 

Monday May 27, 2024

The Public is encouraged to attend:

Members of the Ottawa Memorial Association will line up our parade on Main Street in Ottawa, IL at the Fox River Bridge at 9:30 AM

The Navy Memorial Presentation is at 9:30 with Prayer, Ceremony, and the dropping of the wreath, followed by 21-gun salute and Taps

The parade starts immediately after the Navy Memorial Ceremony.

After our parade, from Main Street Fox River Bridge down Columbus Street, The Ottawa Memorial Association, distinguished guests and the public will assemble in Washington Park (Jackson and LaSalle St) in downtown Ottawa, IL 

 At 10:30 AM The Ottawa Memorial Association will host a Memorial Ceremony in Washington Park that concludes with a 21-gun salute and playing of Taps.

After the ceremony the public invited to a luncheon at the American Legion Post 33 901 LaSalle Street Ottawa IL (directly across the street West from Washington Park).

In Case of Rain we assemble at the VFW 1501 LaSalle Street Ottawa, Illinois 61350 for the Memorial Program.