November 11, 2017 10:30 am
The Town of Franklin Honors All Veterans | Saturday, November 11, 2017
10:30am – Parade (Line-up at 10:00am)
10:45am – FHS Band Concert (at Gazebo on the Square)
11:00am – Veterans Ceremony (Gazebo on the Square)
Join the Town of Franklin as we, along with our citizens, honor Veterans on November 11th with a parade & ceremony.Once again in 2017 featuring the award winning FHS Marching Panther Regiment. The FHS Band will march in the parade and perform a mini-concert at 10:45am.
The parade will leave the lower level of Franklin Town Hall at 10:30 am and travel to the Gazebo on the Square for the ceremony. Special banners, carried by the Boy Scouts, lead each group of Veterans along the parade route according to the war or time period of service. Lineup begins at 10:00am for Veterans that wish to participate.
Following the parade the FHS Band will perform a mini-concert at the gazebo on the square at 10:45am followed by the ceremony honoring all Macon County Veterans.
The Veterans Ceremony begins at 11:00am and is always very moving. It features a guest speaker along with a wreath laying ceremony and the playing of Taps. Come, bring the entire family and show your appreciation of these men and women who have served. We also encourage you to show your patriotic pride by dressing in red, white and blue!