Message about war, freedom

Veterans and other community members stood at attention as taps was played at a Veterans Day ceremony at Forest View Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 11. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

WINSTED — Although Veterans Day, officially, was on Saturday, Nov. 11, there were several events honoring military veterans in Winsted during the week.  

On Friday, Nov. 10, veterans  were honored at assemblies at Batcheller Early Education Center, Pearson Middle School, Northwestern Regional School District and The Gilbert School.

On Nov. 11, a ceremony was held at Forest View Cemetery, where veterans from the Civil War to modern times are buried.

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