Memorial Day observances in Utica on Monday included wreath-layings at six monuments and a parade up Genesee Street.

The wreath-laying ceremonies started at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Oneida Square.

Jim Rondenelli, WIBX

Ceremonies were also held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the POW-MIA Monument and the World War I, World War II/Korean War Monuments on the Parkway, the Purple Heart Park in West Utica and the All Veterans Memorial at Utica's Main Post Office on Pitcher Street.

A Memorial Day parade up Genesee Street from Oneida Square to the Parkway took place this afternoon.