By Pam Harnden/Livermore Falls Advertiser
TRI-TOWN — Local Veterans organizations will hold observances at parks and monuments in the area on Veterans’ Day, Saturday, Nov. 11
Members of George Bunten Post 10 American Legion, Frank L Mitchell Post 3335 VFW and Lane-Dube Post 33 AMVETS and their Auxiliaries invite the public to join them at one or all of the scheduled stops. Each brief service will remember and honor all Veterans, past and present.
Armistice Day, which later became Veterans’ Day, marked the end of World War I. The cessation of fighting went into effect at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.
Declared an official holiday in 1938, it was changed to Veterans’ Day in 1954 to honor Veterans of all wars.
Tri-Town Region Veterans Day Schedule:
8:45 a.m. Livermore Falls Memorial Bridge: Prayer, Wreath Laying, Firing Squad, Honoring those who served or were lost at sea.
9:10 a.m. Brettuns Memorial in Livermore: Prayer, Wreath Laying, Firing Squad.
9:40 a.m. Livermore Falls Union Park: Prayer, Wreath Laying, Firing Squad.
10 a.m. Jay War Monument (Chisholm Square): Prayer, Wreath Laying, Firing Squad.
10:20 a.m. Fayette Memorial: Prayer, Wreath Laying, Firing Squad.
6 p.m. Wilton Congregational Church. Service of patriotic songs and readings. Light refreshments to follow. Sammie Angel to perform. All Veterans and family members are invited to attend.