National Park Service Memorial Day Virtual Commemorations Monday May 25 2020

National Park Service (NPS) Memorial Day 2020

National Park Service Memorial Day Virtual Commemorations Monday May 25 2020.
The National Park Service (NPS) invites you to join in a Virtual Memorial Day commemoration.
Honor the men and women of our military who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.
Hosted by Vicksburg National Military Park and 24 national parks, this is a must-see event that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home or your backyard.

Park rangers from all over the country representing the diversity of the national parks will bring unique, thought-provoking content to you!

From newly naturalized American citizens proudly discussing their love for the United States to the recital of the Gettysburg Address, a long-standing tradition in national cemeteries, you are invited you to listen, learn, and honor those that gave their lives for the freedoms we hold so dear.

NPS Facebook Live and Archived Memorial Day 2020 Videos are Online

NPS Memorial Day Virtual Ceremonies Schedule
You can watch live at these times or watch when you want in the video archives
(All Times listed are Eastern Daylight Time (edt))

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Reconstruction Era National Historical Park: “Relics of Reconstruction: National Cemeteries and the
Birth of Decoration

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park: “Honoring Native American Veterans” Facebook post

9:00 AM
Fort Donelson National Battlefield: “Salute the Veterans” Facebook post

9:30 AM
Andersonville National Historic Site: “A Story in Stone: Ted Croft” Facebook post

10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Kennesaw National Battlefield Park: “Memorial Day of Service” downloadable activity

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
The Gettysburg Address Recital Composite video

11:00 AM
Fort Donelson National Battlefield: “Fort Donelson Employees Commemorate the Veterans” flag placing

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Antietam National Battlefield: “Not for Themselves But For Their Country” video

11:30 AM
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site: “National Park Service Memorial Sites – Let Us Remember” trivia game

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Stones River National Battlefield: Expressions of Memory” park event

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Shiloh National Military Park: “Unknown Soldiers on the Hill” video

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Natchez Trace Parkway: “Remembering the War of 1812 on the Natchez Trace” video

1:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Fort Pulaski National Monument: “The Legacies of Memorial Day” video

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Cowpens National Battlefield: “The 24 Patriots Who Died for Our New Nation at Cowpens National Battlefield” recital

2:30 PM
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site: “Securing Carolina’s Coast – The Battle for Roanoke Island” Facebook post

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Andersonville National Historic Site: National Moment of Remembrance Facebook Live video

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Gulf Islands National Seashore: “Remembering Those Who Fought in the Battle of Santa Rosa Island” Facebook post

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Southern Campaign of the American Revolution Parks: “Remembering the Revolutionaries” video

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Shiloh National Military Park: “Remembering Their Sacrifice” video

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park: “Memorial Day at Fredericksburg National Cemetery” video

5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site: “Submariners Memorial” video

5:45 PM
Andersonville National Historic Site: “On Behalf of a Grateful Nation” Facebook post

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park: “A Song Before I Die: Music of the Civil War” video

6:30 PM – 6:45 PM
San Juan National Historic Site: “Remembering is Honoring” video

7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Moores Creek National Battlefield: “Who do we Commemorate?” video

7:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Civil War Defenses of Washington: “Decoration Day (Memorial Day) 2020” video

8:00 PM – 8:15 PM
Shiloh National Military Park: “20th Century Burials at Shiloh National Cemetery” video

8:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Biscayne National Park: “Memorial Day Inspiration from Biscayne National Park” video

9:00 PM – 9:45 PM
Vicksburg National Military Park: “A Quiet Reflection” – Sunset in Vicksburg National Cemetery Facebook Live video

For more information on the NPS Memorial Day 2020 Please visit their Online Site

One thought on “National Park Service Memorial Day Virtual Commemorations Monday May 25 2020

  1. Is the above graphic (national park service remember & honor 2020) available for purchase as a poster? Thanks for your help.

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