PRINEVILLE: Parade | Bridge Wreath Drop | Cemetery Service | Fairgrounds Ceremony


10:00 to 10:30am

4th and Main Street
Prineville OR 97754

[The parade makes its way east down 4th Street several blocks to Elm Street, ending at the Memorial Park area of Ochoco Creek Park, where there are POW/MIA and Hot Shots monuments. From here, folks walk north one block and pack the Elm Street Bridge across Ochoco Creek for a wreath-laying ceremony].

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Memorial Day in Prineville Oregon
Annual Memorial Day parade in downtown Prineville, Oregon.

Elm Street Bridge Wreath Drop

[After the parade, folks walk North on Elm Street one block to the Elm Street Bridge, the city’s new, main bridge over Ochoco Creek and orient themselves facing West for a special wreath ceremony. Representatives from the Prineville VFW Auxiliary and American Legion ceremonially drop specially-designed, all-natural memorial wreaths into the Creek in honor of U.S. military veterans who have died at sea].

10:30am* (*approximate time)

Elm Street Bridge
510 NE Elm Street
Prineville, OR 97754

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The POW/MIA Circle of Honor Memorial in Ochoco Creek Park

Juniper Haven Cemetery Service

11:00am*(*approximate time)

Juniper Haven Cemetery
1555 N Main Street
Prineville, OR 97754

[At this program Color Guard and members of the VFW Post and Auxiliary and American Legion and Auxiliary honor all veterans and unknown soldiers with a brief commentary and wreath placement]

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Flags at Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville

Crook County Fairgrounds Ceremony


Crook County Fairgrounds
1280 Main Street
Prineville, OR 97754

[The ceremony occurs next to the flagpoles of the Robert Ervin Veterans Memorial, located just inside the entrance of the Fairgrounds].

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Robert Ervin Veterans Memorial at Crook County Fairgrounds
Memorial Day Ceremony at Crook County Fairgrounds in Prineville
Memorial Day Ceremony at Robert Ervin Veterans Memorial in Prineville

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