Memorial Day Observance at the Historic Citizen's Cemetery Featured

David McAtee, Yavapai County PIO May 30, 2021 625

Memorial Day Observance is tomorrow

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  • The Memorial Day Observance at the historic Citizen’s Cemetery is Monday, May 31
  • This event is meant to honor those who died in service to the United States
  • Several local dignitaries will be in attendance
  • More than 3000 Yavapai County pioneers and veterans are buried at the Citizen’s Cemetery
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It’s the 25th Annual Memorial Day service

Memorial Day is right around the corner and what better way to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military than to attend a local event held in their honor. Memorial Day 2021 will occur on Monday, May 31.  There is a special event being held at the Citizens Cemetery located at 815 E. Sheldon in Prescott, Arizona from 9:00 – 10:00 AM.   

In attendance will be Congressman Gosar, Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chairman Craig Brown, Supervisor Harry Oberg, Yavapai County Sheriff David Rhodes, Prescott Mayor Greg Mengarelli, and many more. 

The historic Citizens Cemetery was founded in 1864 and contains the graves of more than 3,000 Yavapai County pioneers and veterans.  




Parking is available on adjoining streets and at the nearby Yavapai College parking lots.  Shuttle busses from Yavapai College to the Cemetery entrance will be available. 

Golf cart transportation will be available from the main gate to the event.  Those wishing to attend are encouraged to bring a light chair as seating is limited.  Period attire is welcome. 

For more information contact Barbara Fox-Thomas at (928) 771-3200 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This photo gallery is comprised of photos from several past events.


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