May 26: A History of Eastham’s Veterans: Memories and Memorials

Sunday, May 26, 2024 10:00 AM

Join us as Marca Ann Daley shares stories about early Eastham War Veterans from the Revolutionary War, to the War of 1812, and to the Civil War; including stories of some Eastham servicemen in more recent conflicts. Marca will also share snippets of life in Eastham during WWII as found in a monthly newsletter that was sent to Eastham’s servicemen throughout the war, as well as photos & memories of Eastham school children through the years. She will also explain how the current Veterans Memorial housed at the 1869 Schoolhouse Museum came to be. Transportation can be provided by calling Angela at 508-778-1590. All are welcome.

Marca Daley was born & raised in Eastham. She worked as a teacher and administrator at the American Community Schools of Athens for 40 years. Upon her return to Eastham in 2013 she taught at the Sturgis Public Charter School. Today, Marca is Archivist and Museum Curator for the Eastham Historical Society. She is also a member of Eastham’s Historical Commission, as well as a board member and singer with the Outer Cape Chorale & Chamber Singers.

Learn more at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 26, 2024 at the Chapel in the Pines in Eastham.  Doors open at 9:30. Also on Zoom via this Zoom program link.