Nov. 11: Veterans Day parade set for Elm Street

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Battlefield crosses at Veterans’ Park. Submitted photo

MANCHESTER, N.H. –  A Veterans Day Parade will take place in Manchester on Thursday, Nov. 11 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The parade will head down Elm Street from just north of Webster Street ending at Veterans’ Park, stopping at City Hall at approximately 11 a.m. for the playing of taps to honor the World War I Armistice.

Participants in the parade are asked to muster between Carpenter Street and Webster Street along Elm Street beginning at 9:30 a.m.

This year’s parade is expected to include antique military vehicles and three high school bands. It will be held rain or shine.

Following the parade, speeches will be given at Veterans Park as well as the dedication of battlefield crosses honoring World War I and the Korean War.

 

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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.