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Posted on: May 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] American Legion Post 272 to Host Memorial Day Salute

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The Legion plans to honor our fallen military on Monday, May 25

Issued: 5/20/20

The Robert H. Hoke American Legion Post 272 in Linglestown will conduct a Memorial Day Salute to honor our fallen military at 1:00 p.m. on May 25, 2020.  The Salute, led by the Legion Honor Guard, will start at the Linglestown Fire Hall and will travel a route through the local community.  The local community will be able to view this salute from their homes or anywhere along the route while maintaining social distance.  The route will be similar to the Christmas route the fire department conducts in December.  Participating in the Memorial Day Salute will be The Lower Paxton Township Police Department, Post 272 Honor Guard, Post 272 Senior Legionnaires and World War II veterans, Scouting Organizations, local elected officials and local Emergency Services including the Linglestown Volunteer Fire Department.   

The Memorial Day Salute Route:

Linglestown Firehouse East on Linglestown Road. There will be a wreath laying ceremony at the Linglestown Square.

East on Linglestown Road and turn right on Balthaser.  Balthaser turns into Blue Eagle. 

Right on Blue Bird. 

Right on Mountain Road. 

Left on Catherine St. which turns into Tee Road.

Left on Colonial Club Drive and right on Goose Valley Road.

Right onto Fairway Lane, Left onto St. Andrews Way.  Cross onto Dunmore Drive to Fairway Lane.

Right on Fairway Lane

Left onto Winthrope Street.

Left onto Colonial Road

Right onto McIntosh to Seattle Slew.

Right onto McIntosh

Right onto Crums Mill Road.

Right onto Linglestown Road

Left onto Dover Rd

Left onto Forest Hill Drive

Right onto Continental Drive

Right onto Forest Lane

Left onto Linglestown Road

Left onto Blue Mountain Parkway

Right onto St. Thomas Blvd.

Left onto Blue Mountain Parkway to the Firehouse.


Robert H. Hoke, Post 272- was chartered on 24 October 1919, and is one of the largest veterans’ organizations in Central Pennsylvania with over 875 Legionnaires.

The American Legion- was chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1919; today it has 2.7 million members.

The Department of Pennsylvania American Legion- is headquartered in nearby Wormleysburg, and has the largest membership of all the Departments (States).  Over 200,000 veterans are Pennsylvania Legionnaires. 


For Additional Information Contact:
Rod O’Connor
Commander
American Legion Post 272
505 N. Mountain Rd.
Linglestown, PA 17112
(717) 545-6721 Post
(717) 580-9800 Mobile


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