Patriot’s Day Procession

By April 20, 2020 April 23rd, 2020 News


Danvers Patriots Day Memorial

Reenactors at Danvers Training Field Memorial

Commemorating PATRIOT’S DAY, April 19, 1775

The Danvers Alarm List mustered at 9am on the Training Field Monday, April 20, 2020. A  procession of automobiles from Operation Troop Support and the Historical Society traveled through Danvers neighborhoods to honor our Revolutionary War Heroes at several cemeteries, where the Alarm List fired their muskets to honor those who gave the supreme sacrifice at Menotomy April 19, 1775. Commemorating Patriot’s Day, we encouraged safety and social distancing. The route we took is below:

To honor those who died on April 19, 1775;

Training Field Memorial, High Street Burial Ground, Kennison Grave Site, the Hutchinson Memorial, and the Nurse Graveyard.

To share the Spirit of our Patriot’s;

Danvers Police DARES vehicle led a procession of automobiles of Danvers Historical Society, Operation Troop Support, and Danvers Alarm List members along Pine Street to Hobart, onto Locust; right onto Poplar to Burley;  Cabot Road, Coolidge and Mass Ave., Dartmouth to Princeton, left onto Wenham to Locust, right onto Poplar to Summer; right onto Rockland, left onto Ledgewood to Strawberry Hill; left onto Summer, right onto Spring; across 62 onto Forrest; right onto Hobart, right onto Center onto Green; right onto West and right onto Dayton Street, and back to the Training Field. Thank you everyone!

Honor Revolutionary War Heroes from your home to honor today’s Health Care Heroes!