Bedford Parade and Pole Capping

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Bedford Parade and Pole Capping
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 10:30 am at Wilson Park in Bedford

Pole Capping 2014Minutemen from throughout New England will convene on the Town Common and march with fife and drum down The Great Road to Wilson Park to watch the official Pole Capping tradition. A minuteman will proclaim freedom by shinnying up a 25-foot pole and placing a red cap atop it.

Contact: The Bedford Minuteman Company.


See also: The History List Guide to Patriots' Day, including the complete list of activities before, during, and after Patriots' Day.