Memorial Day 2019 at the American Village in Montevallo

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MONTEVALLO,Ala. (WIAT) –  Ceremonies are taking place all over as many come together to honor and remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Today in Montevallo, the American Village is honoring the fallen with a salute to veterans and those currently serving our nation in the Armed forces.

Families gathered in Liberty Hall that kicked off the Memorial Day Commemoration. The event shed light on the history and reason why Americans celebrate the holiday. In addition to the history found across the American Village, there were food trucks, colonial games and character skits. 

According to the American Village, the day’s events include musical tributes, historical reenactments, wreath-laying ceremonies, and special tours. Experience the National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor, and learn how you can honor the veterans in your family.

Click here for more details on the American Village in Montevallo

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