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Honoring our Veterans

November 10, 2010

South County will honor its Veterans on Thursday, Nov. 11 with a parade through Wakefield. The parade steps off at 10 a.m. on Holly Street behind Old Mountain Lanes and makes its way down Main Street to Saugatucket Park on High Street. Call 789-9301 for more information.

Local Veterans, South Kingstown and Narragansett Police and Fire Departments as well as Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts and various other civic organizations will be marching in this year's Veteran's Day Parade.

The parade steps off at 10 a.m. on Holly Street behind Old Mountain Lanes and makes its way down Main Street to Saugatucket Park on High Street. Call 789-9301 for more information.
In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed Nov. 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations
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For more information pick up The Narragansett Times.

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