Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 28, 10 a.m. 

Join Independence Seaport Museum, The Chapel of Four Chaplains, and Arlington National Cemetery in commemorating Memorial Day with a special ceremony aboard Cruiser Olympia, our National Historic Landmark Ship. 

Together we will honor fallen soldiers and veterans, and tell the important story of Cruiser Olympia and its history with the World War I Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 

Special ceremony guests include the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Ceremonial Honor Guard, Sr. Chaplain Gary Holden, and bugle player Aidan Peterson. 

The Memorial Day Ceremony is free and open to the public, and is expected to last approximately until 11 a.m. Active and retired military are welcome on our ships free of charge until 12 p.m.