St. Martinville Hosts Veteran’s Day Celebration On November 10
Various activities are set to take place at the Longfellow - Evangeline State Historic Site.
The City of St. Martinville, Isidore Lewis, Jr., and American Legion Post 419 host A St. Martinville Veterans Day Celebration from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site.
All veterans are invited to enjoy a fellowship breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
The Veterans Day ceremony begins at 9 am with a flag raising, followed by the pledge and a 21-gun salute. A special veteran guest speaker has been invited. There will also be a special tribute to veterans who were POWS. A Veteran`s Prayer will end these ceremonies.
The Cajun and Creole Cookers will serve a meal at noon, followed by breakout sessions from 1 - 3 offering information and discussions about topics including gun safety and nature survival, and basic camping skills.
All activities are free of charge. Boys under the age of 12 are required to be accompanied by an adult. Check the St. Martinville Facebook page for updates.