Memorial Day programs planned in Mount Gilead, Troy

The veterans memorial monument and park on W. Allenton St., on the west side of the public library and across from Town Hall, Mount Gilead, N.C. (Montgomery County Public Library photo)

The veterans memorial monument and park on W. Allenton St., on the west side of the public library and across from Town Hall, Mount Gilead, N.C. (Montgomery County Public Library photo)

Mon., May 26, is Memorial Day, and Mount Gilead area residents will mark the occasion with the annual observance hosted by the local Veterans of Foreign Wars.

The program will start at 11 a.m. Sat., May 24, at the veterans memorial monument next to the library on W. Allenton St. Plans call for remarks from a guest speaker and a time of remembrance as the names of those lost in service to the country are read aloud.

Another Memorial Day program will be held Mon., May 26, at 5 p.m. at Southside Cemetery in Troy.

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