152nd Annual Memorial Day Parade
May 27, 2019
Grafton has the designation of having the longest ongoing Memorial Day Observance in the United States. A parade and ceremony has been held every year since 1868 in this historic town with school children carrying flowers to the Grafton National Cemetery. Bands, floats, military, politicians, school children, churches, non-profit organizations march the crowd filled streets from the Historic B&O Depot to the Grafton National Cemetery located on Walnut Street beginning at 10 am followed by the 152 Annual Memorial Day Observance.