Union and West End Cemetery

The Union and West End Cemetery is located in center city Allentown. The main entrance is on 10th Street at 10th and Chew Streets. The cemetery is mantained by a dedicated group of volunteers. Ten board members (also volunteers) serve the cemetery association and manage the finances, make application for grants, solicit donations and participate in the maintenance of the cemetery.

Friday, June 01, 2007

 

Memorial Day - May 30th


On May 30, the traditional Memorial Day, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 190, Allentown, Pennsylvania, held Memorial Day ceremonies in the Union and West End Cemetery.

Among those that came to the cemetery to observe the ceremony and to honor the soldiers who sacraficed all in a foreign war, was the second grade students from McKinley Elementary School in Allentown.

Photographs from this annual event are shown below:













For more on the Military Order of the Purple Heart, visit Chapter 190's web site:

Chapter 190 - MOPH




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