137 Warren Ave
Plymouth, MA 02360
2021 Yorktown Celebration
at Pilmoth Patuxet Musuem
The Battle of Yorktown in 1781 was a decisive victory by combined assault of American forces led by General George Washington and French forces led by General Comte de Rochambeau over a British Army commanded by General Lord Cornwallis. It proved to be the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War.
Each year in October the society gathers at a historic site within the state as selected by the officers of the chapters with our Board of Managers. As with our event for Patriot’s day, this celebration begins with the marking of a patriot’s grave and proceeds with a guided tour of the site, a buffet, and presentation. In the past, celebrations have occurred at Historic Deerfield, the Museum of our National Heritage, and Sturbridge Village.
We begin the event this year in the morning with the fall meeting of the New England District Council. A Cocktail Reception follows at noon with a luncheon at 1:00pm. In honor of the 400th Thanksgiving, we will feature a traditional Thanksgiving meal with beef and fish. The speaker for the event will be announced.
Special guests for this year include the Berkley Fire Chief (to receive the EMS Public Service Award), State Senator Marc Pacheco, and State Representative Norm Orrall. We also will recognize the winner of our Rumbaugh Orations Contest for 2021, Isaiah Goldsmith, and hear his presentation. For more information, please contact the Plymouth Chapter.