The City of Hartford proudly recognizes Veterans Day.
Many special events are planned for Saturday, November 11 including the VFW Post 8834's process of putting up the Avenue of Flags at Sawyer Park. It's made up of 90 Coffin Flags with the Veteran's name embroidered on them. It will proudly fly until around 4:15 p.m.
The traditional Rifle Salute, Sirens and Taps will be presented at Sawyer Park beginning at 11 a.m.
Many Veterans will march in the Hartford Christmas Parade, scheduled for 3 p.m. in downtown Hartford. The Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce has selected five proud Veterans to serve as the Parade Marshalls representing the five Branches of Service.
The Veterans Day Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. at the Hartford Town Hall. It's a free meal for all Veterans and their plus ones compliments of The American Legion Post 19, VFW Post 8834 and United Vietnam Vets of Hartford.