Monday, May 25, 2020   


The Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association, in cooperation with the city of Elgin, will sponsor a variety of programs for Memorial Day. For further information, including possible weather related changes, visit

8:45 a.m. - Mount Hope Cemetery - 1001 Villa St.   More Information>

9:15 a.m. – Lakewood Memorial Park - 30W730 US 20  
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9:45 a.m. – Elgin Veterans Memorial Park - 274 N. Grove Ave.   More Information>


11 a.m. – Bluff City Cemetery - 945 Bluff City Blvd.   More Information>



Special Note:  "Should weather conditions be deemed unsuitable by city officials for outdoor programs an announcement will be made no later than 8:30 am on Memorial Day that the Elgin Veterans Memorial Park and Bluff City Cemetery programs will be held at their normal times at the Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin.  This information will be posted on and distributed by all possible media.  Please note this possible change does not affect the Lakewood Memorial Park and Mount Hope programs


Residents are encouraged to visit our local cemeteries during the Memorial Day period. At Bluff City Cemetery, over 600 flags honoring local veterans line the streets as part of the award winning “Avenue of Flags.” There are also more than 2800 smaller flags flying over veterans graves placed by local volunteers as part of the “Adopt a Cemetery” program.

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