Honoring Our Veterans - November 11, 2016


November 11th, 2016 - "Veterans Day" - Friday, 11:00am  All Wars Monument, intersection of Mercer, and Nassau Streets 

  • The Spirit of Princeton Committee, and the Princeton Battlefield Society, invite the community to honor the nation's veterans, as well as those young men and women still actively serving in the military, by attending at the Princeton Veterans Day ceremony.  The 11/11/ @11 program will feature keynote speaker Roger Williams, of the Princeton Battlefield Society. Roger will talk about the importance of honoring all veterans – including those who fought in the American Revolution.
  • The program also will include participation from: Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert, Spirit of Princeton Co-founder Ray Wadsworth, Princeton community youth, state, county and municipal government leaders, and the area's active and retired military personnel. The Marine Corps League, Detachment 207 from Trenton and the Princeton Police Department Color Guard will preside over the program and provide a color guard and rifle salute.  The commemorative wreath will be placed at the memorial by Spirit of Princeton co-founder and former Princeton Borough Councilman Ray Wadsworth. The Blawenburg Band and a bugler will provide the music for the ceremony.


Today, you can honor those who served our nation by joining, and supporting these important organizations.


Join Veterans for Princeton

  • To our honored veterans, we invite you to learn more about joining Veterans for Princeton. Click here to see highlights from our February 22, 2016, press conference announcing the formation of Veterans for Princeton, a group of U.S. military veterans who support the preservation of the Revolutionary War battlefield in Princeton, NJ.


Click here  to read the speech delivered at the Spirit of Princeton Veterans Day Ceremony 11:00am, November 11, 2016