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Memorial Day

Boalsburg lays claim to being the birthplace of Memorial Day with observances dating back to 1864. At that time Emma Hunter, Sophie Keller, and Elizabeth Meyer paid tribute to loved ones lost in the Civil War by placing flowers on their graves. Now Boalsburg gets ready for its observance with several fun and reflective local memorial activities on Memorial Day and the days preceding the holiday.

Memorial Day Weekend: Schedule of Events Memorial Day Weekend: Schedule of Events
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
There's a lot going on that you and your family will want to know about. We've put together a list of events to help you make plans over the long holiday weekend. [Read More]
Memorial Day Festival Promises Family Fun Under New Leadership Memorial Day Festival Promises Family Fun Under New Leadership
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s important to keep everything in perspective,” Fisher says. “Memorial Day is a great celebration, but we must remember those who gave their lives in service of their country and those who are serving now. That’s what it’s all about.” [Read More]
Boalsburg means Memorial Day, museums and more Boalsburg means Memorial Day, museums and more
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — “Boalsburg is small-town USA,” is how Charles “Bud” Graham described the spirit of this small village located in Harris Township, just a few miles southeast of State College. “It has the small-town values and small-town characteristics you expect to [Read More]

Events

Boalsburg Memorial Day Run
Monday, May 25, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM (EDT) Boalsburg, PA Join us for the 35th Annual Boalsburg Memorial Day Run. The 3.
May 25th 2015 at 8:30 am

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Boalsburg Fire Company Parade
Line -up will begin at 3:30 pm. with the Parade begining promptly at 5 pm. with the Carnival opening following the end of the parade.
May 23rd 2015 at 5:00 pm

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Allegheny Mountain Region A.a.c.a. Car Show
May 25 – ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN REGION A.A.C.A.
May 25th 2015 at 9:00 am

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LETTERS FROM HOME: A Serviceman’s Canteen Show
May 23 – “LETTERS FROM HOME: A Serviceman’s Canteen Show” – Experience the music, dance and comedy of the 1940’s with a brilliantly choreographed show reminiscent of the era. 2:30 pm.
May 23rd 2015 at 2:30 pm

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WORLD WAR II REVISITED Living History Bivouac
May 23 & 24 – “WORLD WAR II REVISITED Living History Bivouac” – WWII re-enactors bivouac on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum portraying field life in the European Theater of Ope...
May 23rd to May 24th 2015 at 10:00 am

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