The program will include a flag-raising ceremony by the 3rd New York Continental Army and presentation of memorial wreaths by the Fort Stanwix Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Sons of the American Revolution, Rome Rotary and the Rome-Utica Chapter of Military Officers Association of America.
Famous for co-designing the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Lorimer Rich of Camden, also designed the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers of the American Revolution in Rome, NY. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers of the American Revolution was dedicated on July 4th, 1976 and is the resting place for the remains of eight Revolutionary War soldiers which were discovered in 1972 along the 100 block of North James Street in Rome.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers of the American Revolution is located on the corner of James and Liberty Streets in Rome, NY.
This program will begin at 1 pm and is free and open to the public. For more information visit the Rome Historical Society website.
Photo of Tomb of Unknown Soldiers of the American Revolution provided.