Thanks to Natick Report contributor Caroline Benjamin for this post.
The Natick Veterans Day Parade kicked off at 9:30am on a bright and sunny November morning. The Natick Police Department assisted in blocking off the route as marchers made their way from Morses Tavern towards the Morse Institute Library. Family, friends, and excited pets cheered the various participating community groups from both sides of the street. The Natick Police took the lead at the front of the procession, marching with the American flag. Next in line was the American Legion Band, followed by enthusiastic scout troops. The Natick High School Band contributed stirring renditions of classic American tunes for the enjoyment of spectators, many of whom set up camp on the Natick Common. Another popular viewing spot was the steps of the First Congregational Church steps. The parade concluded in front of the lawn of the Morse Institute Library, as a veteran led the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Here are some pics of the event:
Natick Pegasus recording of parade & ceremony: