Murphy, NC Celebrates Memorial Day at Memorial Park in Downtown Murphy

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Murphy, NC Celebrated Memorial Day at Memorial Park in the heart of downtown Murphy. The traditional service actually started at sunrise this morning with the raising of the Flag and then to half staff.

Murphy, NC Celebrates Memorial Day   Murphy, NC Celebrates Memorial Day

As the sun was shining and we had a slight breeze around 10:30 everyone started to gather for the Memorial Day Celebration at the Memorial Park. It was a very moving ceremony with the History of the Wars and Uniformed Soldiers marched into formation.  The Murphy Choir did a fabulous job with the song service and then there was the Placing of the Wreaths. Chills as the Honor Guard saluted and Taps was played. After a moment of silence everyone picked up a carnation for the Pass in Review and laid their flower at the memorial. Finally at 12:00 noon the Flag was raised to full staff by the color guard.

Murphy, NC Celebrates Memorial Day   Murphy, NC Celebrates Memorial Day

It was a great turnout in Cherokee County, NC and good to see so many old and young remembering all the military men and women that have given their lives for our great country. Thank you to all past and present Military personnel that give everything for our freedoms. God Bless America.

Murphy, NC Celebrates Memorial Day   Murphy, NC Celebrates Memorial Day

For more on living in Murphy, NC or our surrounding GA and TN Mountains visit
Lee & Carol Barbour ~ The Mountain Living Team www.MurphyMountainLiving.com

 

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Rainmaker
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Gary Coles
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Lee & Carol,  It looks like you had a great Memorial Day. Thanks for sharing.

May 30, 2011 05:23 PM #1
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Ron & Alexandra Seigel
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Lee and Carol,

What a wonderful celebration for Memorial Day.  I hope you took the oportunity to refresh over the holiday.  We wish you a superb week. A

May 30, 2011 07:00 PM #2
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Lee & Carol Barbour, REALTORS
Murphy and Hayesville, NC; Hiawassee, Blairsville, Blue Ridge GA and Copperhill TN - Murphy, NC
Mountain Living Team in Murphy NC and North GA

Yes Gary, it was a great Memorial Day in Murphy, NC!

Thanks Alexandra & Ron. Busy week ahead so today was a special treat.

May 30, 2011 07:55 PM #3
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County

Lee and Carol, what a lovely and moving parade you had .... the ceremony with the History of the Wars and Uniformed Soldiers marching into formation would be nice to see.

May 31, 2011 01:01 PM #4
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Alan Morris
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Very nice!  My Dad served 24 years in the Air Force and so glad we all still remember our heroes.

Jun 01, 2011 09:55 AM #5
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 This year was especially wonderful, Rebecca. Such a moving ceremony that everyone of every age should attend.

God Bless your Dad and all the men and women that serve our great country. You're so right Alan, these are the true heroes that give their all for so many.

Jun 01, 2011 11:10 AM #6
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