When and Where are Veterans Day Ceremonies in the Two Towns?
Veterans Day activities will happen on Sunday, Nov. 11 in both Hamilton and Wenham.
Activities are planned in both Hamilton and Wenham on Sunday to honor veterans on Veterans Day on Sunday.
In Hamilton, it will start at 8 a.m. with coffee at A.P. Gardner American Legion Post 194 at 8 a.m. followed by breakfast at 8:30 a.m.
At 11 a.m. at the cemetery there is a moment of silence followed by a flag raising. Then Taps is played followed by the rifle squad firing three volleys
11:15 a.m. Everyone will return to Town Hall
In Wenham, the ceremonies starts on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Cheeseman Field at Pingree Park at 10:15 a.m. with a wreath laying and short remarks, calling the roll of Wenham Veterans KIA.
At 10:40 a.m., the group forms at Hull Street and Grapevine Road and there is a short march to the Route 128 Memorial Bridge. Being in place at 11 a.m. (at the 11th day in the 11th month and 11th hour), there will be a wreath laying and short remarks by Past Commander Don Luxton, calling the roll of Wenham Veterans KIA.
Following the ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Bridge, the Boy Scouts of Troop 28 invite veterans and their families to join them for a luncheon at the Scout Barn located at the Iron Rail Property that is open to all.