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Memorial Day celebrated in Friday Harbor

Memorial Day was celebrated in the traditional way in Friday Harbor with a parade from the American Legion Hall to Memorial Park where a ceremony commemorating those who died for their country was held.

This year is the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the 65th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, the 40th anniversary of the U.S. departure from Vietnam, and the 25th anniversary of Operation Desert Shield in the lead-up to the Gulf War.

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