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#VetHike TBD

11February2023 @ 1000 - 1200 EST

Free

#VetHikes are informal & free hikes around greater New Haven with some veterans and friends for a few hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEST RIVER WAR MEMORIAL #VETHIKE: Free, fun, and flat 5.2 mile hike around the West River visiting six war memorials in New Haven. Assemble for free on-street parking by Westville Music Bowl (45 Yale Ave., New Haven, CT).

Stops include (clockwise):

  1. 102nd Infantry Tablet (by Yale Baseball field)
  2. Spanish-American War Monument, Edgewood Park
  3. Timothy Ahearn Monument, West River Park
  4. Cornelius S. Bushnell Monument, Monitor Park
  5. Knight Hospital Monument, (inside Evergreen Cemetery)
  6. Defenders’ Monument, Columbus Ave

[Soldiers’ Memorial Gateway, Beecher Park may be included]

#VetHike SOP:
There is no service, medical, or straggler support; no drugs/alcohol, no angry/aggressive dogs, no whining, no weapons, and no religious or partisan political stuff, please. Coffee, camaraderie, friendly pets, and student veteran groups are welcome.

Uniform is weather and hiking appropriate gear.
Military-themed outwear is encouraged for service members and veterans.

 

Westville Music Bowl in New Haven, Conn.
102nd Tablet by Yale Bowl
Spanish-American War Monument, Edgewood Park
Spanish-American War Monument, Edgewood Park
Cornelius S. Bushnell Monument, Monitor Park
Cornelius S. Bushnell Monument, Monitor Park
Knight Hospital Monument, Evergreen Cemetery
Knight Hospital Monument, Evergreen Cemetery

Details

Date:
11February2023
Time:
1000 - 1200 EST
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
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Website:
https://vfwnewhaven.org/programs/vethikes/

Organizers

American Legion New Haven Post 210
VFW New Haven Post 12150

Venue

Westville Music Bowl
45 Yale Ave.
New Haven, CT 06515 United States
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