Armenian Flag Raised at North Andover Town Common, Methuen City Hall, Other Places in Merrimack Valley
On Friday, April 23, a flag raising ceremony in commemoration of Armenian Martyrs Day took place at the North Andover Town Common, with the participation of around 30 residents of North Andover, Andover and surrounding towns.
Just a short while later, a similar event took place at City Hall in Methuen, Massachusetts. This was also attended by a crowd of Armenians who reside in Methuen and surrounding towns. Fr. Stephan Baljian, pastor of Saint Gregory Armenian Apostolic church in North Andover, attended both events.
Organized by the Armenian National Committee of Merrimack Valley, similar flag raising ceremonies took place in cities and towns throughout the Merrimack Valley (Massachusetts & New Hampshire) on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24.