Event Details

52nd Annual Memorial Day Observance

When:

May 29, 2017
5:00 PM

Location:


#1 Battleship Road
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Admission:

FREE!


Description:

The 52nd Annual Memorial Day Observance at the Battleship North Carolina  in Wilmington is a chance to remember those who gave their lives in service to the USA. The event features an all-service Color guard, a 21-gun salute by a Marine Corps Honor Guard, a military band, Taps, and a memorial wreath cast into the waters. Keynote speakers include Roy Cooper, Governor of North Carolina; Susi Hamilton, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources; and Colonel Michael L. Scalise, Deputy Commander, Marine Corps Installation East, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune. PLEASE NOTE: The ship opens to the public at 4pm.

More Info:


Contact: Shelly Robinson
Phone: (910) 251-5797
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