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Veterans Day Activities in the Town of Barnstable

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November 11, 2023
8:30 am - 10:30 am


JFK Hyannis Museum
397 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Veterans Day Activities in the Town of Barnstable

This year’s Veterans Day activities will take place on
Saturday, November 11, 2023.
JFK Memorial & JFK Hyannis Museum Honor John F. Kennedy, our 35th president.
8:30 AM Join Us for a Veterans Day Wreath Laying at the JFK Memorial and the Korean War
Memorial on 480 Ocean Street, Hyannis.
9:00 AM Following the wreath event at the Memorial, a wreath will be laid on the Veterans
Memorial at the JFK Hyannis Museum, 397 Main Street. Retired and active military and their
families will receive free admission to the JFK Hyannis Museum all day.
9:30 AM The Annual Barnstable Soldiers Veterans’ Day Ceremony honoring our veterans will
begin on the Hyannis Village Green Bandstand, 367 Main Street, Hyannis with a welcome
followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation, Governor’s message, and this year’s Guest
Speaker is US Army Ranger and Barnstable Town Councilor Paul Cusack. The program will
conclude with the laying of the wreaths and the Benediction.
10:30 AM Everyone will be invited to attend the 6th Annual Veterans Town Hall will begin in the
James H. Crocker, Jr. Hearing Room. The event features six (6) ten minute testimonies of Combat
Please join this community event hosted by the Town of Barnstable and the Cape & Islands
Veterans Outreach Center: an opportunity to listen respectfully and demonstrate your interest
genuinely. This is a solemn and non-political event. There is no question and answer period; no
debate on the merits or justifications of war; no recrimination or accusations. This event’s
concept was created by Sebastian Junger, Journalist, Author and Veterans Advocate, and
supported by Congressman Seth Moulton, former Marine and Iraq Veteran.

A Buffet Brunch compliments of Hyannis Elks Lodge #1549 will follow the presentations.


Programs and performance dates and times are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
Please contact the venue directly with any questions.