Memorial Day observances
Heres a sampler of Memorial Day observances across Middle Georgia this weekend:
Memorial Day Observance Program: 2 p.m. Sunday at Andersonville National Cemetery. The service traditionally includes a music program, speaker and the placement of memorial wreaths in front of the rostrum.
Memorial Day Remembrance Program: 10 a.m. Monday. Macon Memorial Park, 3969 Mercer University Drive, Macon. Maj. Gen. Robert C. Hughes Jr. (retired) is the keynote speaker.
Memorial Day Service: 11 a.m. Monday, Linwood Cemetery, Walnut Street. The speaker will be Ronnie L. Mays, a senior parole officer for the state Board of Pardons and Paroles in Macon.
Memorial Day ceremony: 11 a.m. Monday at Magnolia Park Cemetery & Mausoleum, 205 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins.
Memorial Day ceremony: 11 a.m. Monday at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville. Highlights include Patriot Guard riders, Knights of Columbus and the Georgia National Guard honor guard detail.
Fifth Annual Fort Hill Cemetery Memorial Day Observance: 1 p.m. Monday at Fort Hill Cemetery, Short Street, Macon. Following a brief commemorative service, Fort Hawkins will be open for tours of the three-story blockhouse replica and archaeological dig site.