Noank’s First Memorial Day Presentation


Join us at the Noank Fire Department Meeting Hall on Sunday, May 20 at 3:00 pm for a presentation by Dr. Karen (Kim) Meister Willis regarding Noank’s First Memorial Day.  This marks the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day “Noank hosts the longest-running continuous Memorial Day parade in the country” according to Wikipedia.  A representative of the Noank Historical Society will explore the origins of Memorial Day and revisit Memorial Day traditions through historic photographs.  The public is invited and refreshments will be served.