The Watertown Provincial Guard will be inducted into the Centennial Legion of Historic Military Commands during a ceremony hosted by the Historic Society of Watertown.
On Saturday, Dec. 12 at 3 p.m., the Centennial Legion of Historical Military Commands (CLHMC) accept the Watertown Provincial Guard 1st Middlesex Regiment “1775” in to the Centennial Legion of Historic Military Commands.
The Watertown Provincial Guard participates in events around town, such as the Memorial Day Parade and the Treaty Day Celebration in July.
This CLHMC is comprised of close to 100 member units, all derived from the 13 original colonies from the years 1776-1876.
The Legion was originally formed on July 4, 1876 at the Centennial in Philadelphia to “perpetuate the military organizations who served and protected our country in the in the early days of its history prior to , during and subsequent to the Revolutionary War, and to unite together such military commands as shall exist, or their successors, in one body, pledged to keep alive their ancient traditions,” according to the CLHMC.
The Historical Society of Watertown will be hosting the presentation which will be taking place at the Society’s headquarters, the Edmund Fowle House at 28 Marshall St.