Memorial Day Observances at Citizens Cemetery and Prescott Valley

Memorial Day 2021  is on Monday, May 31. There is a special event being held at the Citizens Cemetery located at 815 E. Sheldon in Prescott, Arizona from 9:00 – 10:00 AM.

In attendance will be Congressman Gosar, Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman Craig Brown, Supervisor Harry Oberg, Yavapai County Sheriff David Rhodes, Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli, and many more.

The historic Citizens Cemetery was founded in 1864 and contains the graves of more than 3,000 Yavapai County pioneers and veterans.

Parking is available on adjoining streets and at the nearby Yavapai College parking lots. Shuttle busses from Yavapai College to the Cemetery entrance will be available. Golf cart transportation will be available from the main gate to the event.

Those wishing to attend are encouraged to bring a light chair as seating is limited. Period attire is welcome.

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At 4 pm, in Prescott Valley, there will be a Memorial Day Observance Ceremony hosted by American Legion Post 140 of Prescott Valley. The event is free and will take place at the Prescott Valley Civic Center Amphitheater at 7501 East Skoog Blvd. Lawn chairs and refreshments recommended. Info: post140.org.

 

 

 

 

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