Memorial Day Information
Cemetery Flags and Medallions
Post 101 with the help of the Boy and Girl Scouts of Somers, will be placing new american flags on all veterans graves in Somers cemeteries on May 26th in preparation for Memorial Day. Also, in the days leading up to Memorial Day Post 101 will be placing 101 american "flags on main" on utility poles on Main street, South and Springfield road. The number The number 101 is to honor Post 101 as it begins it's 90 year birthday celebration for the post.
Memorial Day Ceremonies:
Post 101 will be conducting ceremonies at all seven war memorials on Memorial Day May 31st, 2021. The main centerpiece ceremony will be our Post Everlasting Ceremony being held in Center Cemetery, 81 Battle Street, Somers, CT. This is a nonsectarian, formal, and solemn ceremony where we transfer our fallen comrades from Post 101 to the Post Everlasting. This ceremony is performed by members of Post 101 as a way of paying tribute and saying farewell to members of the post who have passed away and includes prayer, honors rendered by a Legion firing party (three volley salute), formal transfer of records, and taps. . There also will be Memorial Day ceremonies performed at each of the town’s seven Memorials (three cemeteries and four separate war memorials.
Memorial Day 2021 Post Everlasting Selected Photos
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