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Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Drumhead Election and Change of Command Ceremony
31 January 2017
Dear Sir or Madam,
On behalf of the officers, men and women of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts, I invite you to participate in the Drumhead Election and Change of Command Ceremony on Monday, 5 June 2017. The ceremony will take place on Boston Common, a tradition since 1638.
I hope that you will be able to join us in our celebration. The June Day activities are as follows: A light lunch will be served at the Faneuil Hall Armory 1100 Hrs. The parade will start from Faneuil Hall promptly at 1230 Hrs. we will march to Boston Common arriving about 1315 Hrs. The review of the troops will be followed immediately by the Drumhead Elections and Change of Command Ceremony. We expect to be there about 50 minutes. The Company will then march to Old South Church at Copley Square for our annual memorial service. After the church service the parade will reform in Copley Square for a retreat ceremony and dismissal at approximately 1600.
June Day will end with a formal Banquet that evening at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston.
Please complete the Visiting Delegation form below and return to our Headquarters at the above address attn: BG Emery Maddocks, Executive Secretary not later than Monday 15 May 2017.
Emery A. Maddocks
BG (MA) Retired