Veterans Day Parade & Observances
6: 00 a.m. ~ In conjunction with a worldwide honor in recognition of the Centennial of World War 1, Bagpiper Bob Cameron performs When The Battle Is Over at Quincy's World Ward 1 memorial; the Doughboy Statue at the intersec tion of Hancock Street and Furnace Brook Parkway.
11:00 a.m. ~ Twenty One Bells of Peace will ring as the maximum military honor in a nationwide recognition of the Centennial of World War 1. Quincy's participation is led by the Quincy Fire Department and many Places of Worship. 21 The Quincy Veterans Council will unearth the time capsule and The Daughters of the American Revolution will lay a wreath at Quincy's World War 1 Memorial, Doughboy Statue at the intersection of Hancock Street and Furnace Brook Parkway.
1:00 p.m. ~ New for 2018 ~ a new route and time for Quincy's Annual Veterans Day Parade. The parade steps off at 1:00 p.m. from the Quincy High School Parking Lot on Russell Park, and proceeds right on Hancock Street, with a wreath laying at the World War 1 Doughboy Statue, and ending at the World War 2 Statue at Merrymount Park. Mayor Thomas Koch will join Master of Ceremonies Larry Norton, President of the Vietnam Combat Veterans Combined Armed Forces and George Nicholson, Director of Veterans Services for the annual observance for the Veterans Day Ceremonies.