The National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor at the American Village in Montevallo, AL will be open on Memorial Day (Monday, May 31st) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission will be free. Additionally, the American Village will offer a service in the Colonial Chapel to remember America's fallen. The service will take place at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30 and 1:30.
The American Village will open for the day on Veterans Day with free admission, 10am-4pm. Face coverings and temperature checks will be required, and social distancing encouraged.
Visitors will have the opportunity to place a flag at the National Veterans Shrine in honor or remembrance of a veteran, and a brief program will take place in the Colonial Chapel at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
This short program will feature: Prayers of thanksgiving for our Nation and for our Veterans and Active Military. It will also commemorate the 400th anniversary of the signing of the Mayflower Compact (November 11, 1620, N.S.), the first self-governing constitution in America.
All buildings except the National Veterans Shrine and the Chapel will be closed.
Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Memorial Day events at the American Village in Montevallo have been cancelled. Please continue to remember, honor and thank veterans and active military. Enter them in the Veterans Register of Honor and record their stories for generations to come.