Veterans Day Ceremony at Battlefield
In honor of American veterans from Revolutionary times to present day, the Bennington Battlefield Historic Site in Hoosick Falls, N.Y., will host a flag retirement ceremony on Veterans Day, November 11. The ceremony will take place at 1 at the Visitor’s Center on Caretaker Road. Local Scout troop members and the Sons of the American Revolution will be in attendance to conduct the flag retirement ceremony. Phyllis Chapman, a historic interpreter from Vintage Voices, will offer some remarks about the Bennington Battlefield. A musket salute and patriotic song will also be part of the program. The Bennington Battlefield Historic Site will be open on Veterans Day from 10 to 7, and then will be closed for the season until May 1, 2014. The Visitor’s Center is only open during the program. For information, call 518-279-1155.