Pictures from the 2008 Memorial Day parade in Watertown, Massachusetts
Here are a few pictures from the 2008 Memorial Day parade in Watertown, Massachusetts. It was a great parade and I thank everyone who participated in it or helped organize it. Nice work all around.
I would also like to express my gratitude to those who have served in the United States Armed Forces and to those whose family members have given their lives to defend America.
Here are the photos:
First Middlesex Regiment re-enactors. The regiment was formed in 1636 as North Regiment, was renamed to Middlesex Regiment in 1643 (when Middlesex county was formed), and 1st Middlesex in 1680, when the regiment was split in two (1st and 2nd).
I wish I knew the story, but I don’t.
The next two photos show a veteran handing over a flag to a young mother carrying her child and then, later during th parade, awoman waving the flag as the parade passes by: