July 12, 2024

One of the Largest Rehoboth Memorial Day Parades for the Residents along the parade route to enjoy!


As the Director of Rehoboth’s Veteran Services and the Adjutant for the Rehoboth’s American Legion post 302, I would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Rehoboth Memorial Day Parade and all the supporting residents of Rehoboth for coming out to see the Memorial Day Parade on a beautiful sunny day.

The Parade started at 10:15 AM near the C.O.A. & American Legion on Bay State Road and travel through the village following the Red White and Blue Stripped lines in the middle of the road along with 68 American Flags hanging off the utility poles along the entire parade route and ended up at the Veterans’ Memorial Gazebo, Redway Plain.

The Memorial Day Ceremony commence at 11:30 AM followed by a dedication to Larry Procoppio and for all our Fallen Comrades who’ve gave the ultimate sacrifice with a ceremony ending at noon with the raising of the American Flag from half-staff to full staff.

(Photos taken by Bonnie Johnson & Chrissy McKearney)

Participants this year in the Memorial Day parade was the Rehoboth Minutemen, the Rehoboth American Legion Post 302, Rehoboth Police Department, New England Truck and Tractor Association, Dighton Rehoboth Marching Band, Boy Scouts troop 13, Cub Scouts Pack one, the Girl Scouts of troop 1322, 494, 628, the Rehoboth Daisy troop 469, the dance studios Kalilia Dance, Alice Dance Studios, Empower Dance Industry, GT Excavating, Berwick Electric, Propane Plus, Scotts oil, the Rehoboth Fire Department, Rehoboth Ambulance, Rehoboth Emergency Management Services, Rehoboth Grounds and Maintenance Department, Rehoboth Highway Department, Patchwork farms, Johnson 's farm, Cave Rock Alpaca farm, Chase farm, Wendy from Ashberry farms with the fallen soldier horse, Veterans van, Bristol County Savings Bank antique car, Sheila Kramer’s antique Mustang, Ken Abrams antique car, Earl Dias’s antique car, Antique Fire Truck sponsoring “friends of the Palmer river”, the board of selectman of Rehoboth, Chuck Procoppio “Guest Speaker” and the Director of Veteran Services’ John “Jake” Kramer.

Thank you Rehoboth and I’ll see you year and please, remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for us to have enjoyed this past Memorial Day weekend.


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