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World War I and II Commemoration Day

July 20, 2019 is the scheduled date for the World War I and II Commemoration Day on Town Hill. The day-long event  which kicks off at 9:30 a.m. is to honor and support veterans' programs, scholarships and historic preservation and will feature a ceremony to include a WWII-era plane flyover and a flag raising complete with color guard and ceremonial band.

Educational sessions and discussions will take place and there will be vendors on site as well as special exhibits.

Enjoy speeches from VIP speakers, watch as reenactors display period uniforms and dance the night away at a USO-themed Gala including dinner and dancing (even swing dance lessons!) at the Riverboat with music by the Fredericksburg Big Band from 6:30 - 11:00 pm. Tickets for the Gala are on sale now.

More information can be found at the Virginia Commemoration Commission site.

 World War I and II Commemoration Day Schedule

Stay tuned to this page for schedule details. For now, save the date!

The event will benefit the Dahlgren Heritage Museum, the Military Officers Association of America and the American Legion.

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