OXFORD – Memorial Day is an important day of recognition for our armed forces. It’s a day we remember and honor our country's heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation.
On this Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, many homes and businesses along the parade route will be decorated with American flags and red, white and blue flowers to honor veterans and active service personnel who have served or have given their lives. Several activities -including four memorial services and a parade- will take place in Oxford, rain or shine, beginning at 8 a.m.
The Oxford American Legion’s Fort Hill Post will begin the day at 8 a.m. with the wreath laying ceremony and rifle salute at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery on West State Street.