Bunker Hill Day Commemorative Exercises to be Held June 17

June 23, 2011
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The public is cordially invited to attend the Bunker Hill Day Commemorative Exercises, which will be held on Thursday morning, June 17. The program will begin with an Ecumenical Service at 9 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Church, 313 Bunker Hill St.

Following the service, guests, militia, veterans, auxiliary, military, musical units and civic leaders will assemble outside the church at approximately 9:45 a.m. They will be led by Monument Orator, James L. Nelson. He will march at the top of the procession with members of the Standing Committee to the Bunker Hill Monument grounds for the Commemorative Patriotic Exercises, celebrating the 236th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill.

At the conclusion of the formal speaking program, there will be a wreath laying ceremony at the foot of the statue of Colonel William Prescott by the Bunker Hill Monument Association to pay tribute to our patriot forefathers who fought and died for our freedom at the Battle of Bunker Hill.