BOSTON – Join The Boston Harbor Island Cruises for a Veterans Day Cruise with a program focusing on the military history of Boston Harbor, beginning with the American Revolution up until present day and including a short stop at Fort Warren on Georges Island learn more history of the American Civil War. Organizers recommend visitors bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the island.
The cruise will depart at 9:45AM and return at 3PM. The program will be free for all veterans while other participants will be charges a $5 fee.
Proceeds from the event go directly to support the preparation of care packages to send to active duty soldiers serving overseas, particularly those in Troop #1173. Care packages will be assembled by the Boston Harbor Islands, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, and other local community groups.