Friday, November 11, 2011

Armistice Day in Cambridge - 1931

Armistice Day, now known as Veterans Day, was an all-day event in Cambridge 80 years ago according to the Cambridge Leader.  The morning school program was with the American Legion, the Auxiliary, and the Community Band.  After basketball games in the afternoon, a veterans dinner was followed by an evening program.

Among the guests was a Civil War veteran Andrew Nelson.

This article was on the front page of the Cambridge Leader, November 12, 1931.  It and articles from the November 12, 1929 and October 31, 1929 front pages can be seen here as well.

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