The park is located at the former West End Park on Columbia Street, which will be closed from 2-6 p.m.
The celebration will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be a brief patriotic ceremony with the release of doves, followed by a fly-over (weather permitting), a three volley rifle salute followed by taps. Mayor Jake Windham spoke during the ceremony. It will start at Fourth and Butler Streets and conclude on Front street at the Veterans Memorial in East Muskingum Park. Speakers will include Cmdr.
Veterans Day has been a national holiday since 1938, and it is recognized every November 11th.
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During the ceremony, Walter Eugene Lowrey has honored as the 2017 Distinguished Veteran and the parade's grand marshal.
As part of creating the veterans park, the city moved the Vietnam Memorial on Columbia Street and the Spanish-American War Memorial in Canal Square Park to the site.
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Hingham Town Hall will be hosting a breakfast for military personell and their families, followed by a ceremony at 11 a.m. and a wreath laying.
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The school's J-ROTC unit presented the colors and students talked about the importance of Veterans Day and what it means to them. Groups from the school system participating included music ensembles from Veterans Elementary and the Howard High School JROTC.
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On Saturday, Nov. 11, Immanuel Lutheran Church will host a Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon for all local veterans and those still actively serving in the United States military and their spouses or significant others.
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