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North Andover, MA ~ Field of Honor® 2021

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May 22, 2021June 13, 2021

Massachusetts Ave North Andover, MA

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North Andover, MA ~ Field of Honor®  2021

May 22nd – June 13th 2021
North Andover Town Common, Massachusetts Ave, North Andover, MA

During the second week of May through June, 500 U.S. flags will stand posted in the Town Common to Commemorate Flag Day.  Significantly, North Andover’s roots stretch back over 130 years before the Continental Congress formally adopted the Stars and Stripes as the flag of a new nation.  This historic community in Essex County has witnessed the growth of the United States from thirteen British American Colonies to a mighty nation as the histories of North Andover and the United Sates intertwine.  The flag’s thirteen stripes symbolize the thirteen colonies that created the United States, and the stars displayed in the canton stand for fifty states united in aspirations and a common heritage.

This stirring display will bring the community together in a patriotic tribute to honor Active-Duty Military, Fallen Servicemen & Women, First Responders, Humanitarian, Essential Workers, Heroes in Our Lives, all Veterans and our Hometown Heroes.  Each flag represents an individual and tells a story.  Flags may be sponsored to honor these individuals who have become our heroes.

The North Andover Field of Honor® display is a gift to the community made possible through donations, sponsorships and the efforts of many dedicated volunteers. You can show your support and gratitude by sponsoring a flag or making a donation.

This is an experience hard to describe, but never to be forgotten. We invite all to visit the North Andover Field of Honor® display and walk with us among the posted flags. The display is open to all without charge. Don’t miss it!

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Amongst the 500 Flags on display we will celebrate flag day with a 25 piece concert band playing patriotic music, patriotic presentations by the Scouts and members of the Exchange Club. And each child will receive a small American flag as part of our “Giveakidaflagtowave” program.
Andover Townsman

The Exchange Club of Lawrence and the Andovers will offer its third Annual Field of Honor, displaying 500 American Flags on the North Andover Town Common.

The flags laid in honor and memorial will be on display from May 22 through June 13, recognizing both Memorial Day and Flag Day.

Patriotism rocks on North Andover Common
The Eagle Tribune
NORTH ANDOVER — American pride reigned supreme on the Old Center Common on Saturday as the Field of Honor, a massive display of American flags, reached its final day with a ceremony attended by several hundred people.

This patriotic demonstration was organized by the Exchange Club of Lawrence. One of the club’s missions is the promotion of patriotism and respect for the Stars and Stripes.

Benefiting Charities:
The charitable programs of the Exchange Club of Lawrence and the Andovers

Hosted By:
Exchange Club of Lawrence and the Andovers

Local Organizing Committee:
Project Chair: Rick Blain
Project Co-Chair: TBA
Fundraising Treasurer Chair: Chris Rines
P.R. Chair: TBA
Program Chair: TBA
Volunteer Chair: TBA
Field Coordinator: Bob Wescott
Other:  Mike Souza


May 22, 2021
June 13, 2021
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North Andover Town Common
Massachusetts Ave
North Andover, MA 01845 United States