The oldest portion of Farmingdale Veterans Cemetery was formerly known as the Seeley Cemetery. It’s where several local veterans of the Revolutionary War are buried.
Bristol’s American Legion Post 19 will host the 2023 Memorial Day Ceremony on the Village Green at 1 p.m. on May 29.
The newly active Goshen Historical Society is extremely proud of the town’s past. Earlier this month, it remembered the experiences of the town’s inhabitants during World War II and called to mind those Vermonters who served in the war at a May 7 event at … (read more)
Memorial Day parades in Addison County get started a day early, as usual, when the annual parade steps off in Orwell 1:30 p.m. this Sunday, May 28.
When the Memorial Parade in Vergennes steps off at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29, the parade route will once again be filled with thousands of people coming to experience a tradition spanning more than 60 years.
Middlebury American Legion Post 27 in conjunction with the town of Middlebury will also hold its annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 29.
The parade will be followed by the town’s historical flower girl ceremony, a recitation of The Gettysburg Address, and a 21-gun salute.
Fort Ticonderoga this weekend will pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution.
It may be difficult to fathom during this early spring weather, but towns in Addison County are already making plans for their annual Memorial Day observances.
The Middlebury American Legion Post 27 family and the Town of Middlebury would like to thank all who participated in our Middlebury Memorial Day Parade. After a two-year hiatus it was great to be back.
“At first I said no, I’m not a public figure,” Bub Crosby told the Independent. “I’ve always been kind of under the wire; I don’t like the publicity, I just like doing good.”
After two years without public Memorial Day festivities one might think that organizers of such events would be a little rusty. But that doesn’t seem to be the case, as a full slate of parades and other commemorations are set for this coming weekend.
It’s a bittersweet sight this time of year: Somber, silent cemeteries swathed in a radiant blanket of red, white and blue, denoting those who served — and in some cases, made the ultimate sacrifice — as part of the United States military.
Josiah Clark was only 18 years old when he fought at a pivotal battle outside Boston in the early years of the American Revolutionary War. His headstone proudly declares, “He fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill and died 60 years from that day.”
Featured on the Wall of Faces are six members of the U.S. armed forces who hailed from Addison County, Vt., and who died in service to their country.