Memorial Day wreath-laying events in Hagerstown to involve Mayor, Council

21 May 2024- Mayor Tekesha Martinez and Councilmember Matthew J. Schindler will be observing the Memorial Day holiday and paying tribute to the sacrifices made by members of our armed forces and their families on Sunday afternoon.

The commemoration will begin with their participation in Morris Frock American Legion Post #42’s annual Memorial Day program and wreath-laying ceremony in front of the Washington County Circuit Courthouse at the corner of Summit Avenue and West Washington Street at 1:30pm.  Mayor Martinez will offer welcoming remarks before being joined by Councilmember Schindler to lay a wreath on behalf of the administration.

Following the ceremony, they will lay wreaths along Memorial Boulevard at the memorial monument near the entrance to Rose Hill Cemetery, the Vietnam War Veterans Monument on South Walnut Street near City Park, the Medal of Honor Triangle on Jonathan Street, the Korean War Veterans Memorial along Potomac Avenue at the Mealey Parkway traffic island, and at the Bloom Park Spanish-American War Memorial on East North Avenue.

The City of Hagerstown recognizes and appreciates all veterans, their family members, friends, and support networks for the incredible sacrifices made on behalf of our nation on Memorial Day and every day.