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The Hagerstown Mayor and Council: Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday

November 11, 2023 @ 11:00 am

07 November 2023- Mayor Tekesha Martinez and members of the City Council will be observing Veterans Day and paying tribute to the sacrifices made by all members of our armed forces who have served valiantly to defend our freedom..

The commemoration will begin with Morris Frock Unit 42’s American Legion Auxiliary hosting their annual Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Washington County Courthouse on Saturday, November 11 at 11am. William L. “Will” Trotter, an Air Force veteran who served in the North American Aerospace Command as a Command-and-Control Operations Officer—and currently American Legion Auxiliary District 8 President—will be the speaker.  Special music honoring all veterans will be presented by the New Horizons Band of Hagerstown beginning at 10:30am.

During the ceremony, the Mayor and the Councilmembers in attendance will lay a wreath on behalf of the administration.

Following the ceremony, the Mayor and the Councilmembers will lay wreaths along Memorial Boulevard at the memorial monument near the entrance to Rose Hill Cemetery, the Vietnam War Veterans Monument on South Walnut Street near City Park, the Medal of Honor Triangle on Jonathan Street, the Korean War Veterans Memorial along Potomac Avenue at the Mealey Parkway traffic island, and at the Bloom Park Spanish-American War Memorial at 16 East North Avenue.

The City of Hagerstown recognizes and appreciates all veterans, their family members, friends, and support networks for the incredible sacrifices made on behalf of our nation on Veterans Day and every day.


November 11, 2023
11:00 am