WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Colonial Williamsburg honors the sacrifices and dedication of U.S. veterans, active duty military personnel, guard and reservists, and their dependents during special Veterans Day programs on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
On Veterans Day, a military parade and ceremony honoring America’s veterans will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the Capitol. All veterans of service in America’s armed forces are invited to participate.
Colonial Williamsburg offers special free admission passes to active duty military, guard and reservists, retirees, veterans and their dependents Nov. 6-11. The Honoring Service to America pass includes admission to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area and museums.
The service member need not be present and free passes will be provided to immediate family members of currently deployed troops with appropriate identification. Military veterans who separated before retirement can bring a copy of their honorable discharge paperwork, DD Form 214, as identification of service. These tickets are available only at Colonial Williamsburg on-site ticket sales windows.
Colonial Williamsburg offers special rates to military personnel and their families at any of its five on-site hotels, the closest lodging to Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area.
For more information, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit www.history.org.
SOURCE Colonial Williamsburg Foundation