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Eatontown Museum Event for Veteran’s Day

Eatontown Museum Event for Veteran’s Day

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Eatontown Historical Museum

Sunday, November 5, 2017


Events Honoring Veterans and Active Duty Service Members

  • 1-2pm: Honor Garden of Flags at the Museum, 75 Broad Street

The Honor Garden of Flags is displayed on the museum’s grounds. Each flag is dedicated in honor or in memory of a veteran or active duty service member. Additional flags and ribbons will be available on November 5th to those in attendance who would like to honor a veteran or active duty service member.


  • 1:30pm: Remembrance Ceremony


  • 2-4pm: Sousa Music Program & Refreshments at the Eatontown Community Center, 72 Broad Street


WWI Sousa Musical Tribute

Rich Chiemingo will portray American composer and patriot John Philip Sousa, who served as a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Reserve during WWI. Sousa’s driving ambition was to write music that would make one proud to be an American and to perform it with the greatest band in the world. He succeeded on both counts.


Chiemingo, who has enjoyed a long professional music career as a trombone and tuba player, served with the United States Army bands for 8 years before spending 20 years as a member of the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra and the American Symphony. He also played in the bands of Guy Lombardo, Mel Torme and Frank Sinatra. He now spends his time giving lectures about musical subjects, including World War I music.