Memorial Day in Lititz

By on May 29, 2019

Memorial Day activities began Saturday night in Lititz when Stephen Gunzenhauser got the show rolling while conducting the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra at Lititz Springs Park.

Lititz observed Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, with its traditional morning parade and ceremony.

Taking part in the procession were veterans, representatives of local service clubs and civic organizations, Boy and Girl Scouts, marching bands, reenactors, and others honoring the contributions of those who have served in the U.S. military.

As is tradition, the parade ended in Lititz Moravian Cemetery, where a brief ceremony was held. The keynote speaker was Jeremy Strathmeyer.

Also on Monday, Lititz Springs Park hosted Lititz Remembers, a military history encampment, from noon to 4 p.m.

The opening of Lititz Springs Pool took place over the busy, long weekend. This is the last year members and guests will see the pool’s longtime design which will change following a major renovation beginning at the end of the pool season. Photos below by Dennis Bicksler.

Hundreds gathered for the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra concert held in the Lititz Springs Park on Saturday evening.

Stephen Gunzenhauser had led the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra.

Many parade goers brought along their furry friends to the parade Monday.

Carlton “Skip” Walls of Lititz participated in the memorial event in the Lititz Moravian Church cemetery.

After the annual Lititz Memorial Day parade, Jeremy Strathmeyer (right), who served in the armed forces, was the keynote speaker at the Memorial Day program in the Lititz Moravian cemetery.

This young girl was wowed by the sights and sounds of Monday’s parde.

That’s the spirit! This musician from the Lititz Community Band adorned his tuba with red, white, and blue.

This local Cub Scout paused to thank fallen veterans during the Memorial Day ceremony in the Lititz Moravian cemetery Monday.

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