Veterans will be honored in both Hamilton and Wenham in observances on Veterans Day on Friday. Both events continue long standing Veterans Day traditions.
Beginning in Hamilton, a breakfast event will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the .
There will be a wreath-laying ceremony at Cheeseman Field at in Wenham at 10:15 a.m.
Then, on the other end of town at 10:40 a.m. a group will form at Grapevine Road and Hull Street and march up Grapevine Road to a 11 a.m. ceremony on the Veterans Memorial Bridge that carries Grapevine Road over Route 128. The guest speaker will be Maj. Andrew Beckwith, a Boston based attorney and Wenham resident who is a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, according to Don Luxton, commander of the Post 182.
A luncheon will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the on the Iron Rail property where all veterans and other are invited.
At 10:30 a.m. in Hamilton, a group will gather at and silently march up Bay Road (Route 1A) to for a ceremony.