Annually on April 19, the Sudbury Militia march through Wayland, Massachusetts. This event reenacts and commemorates the mission of our forefathers who did the same on April 19, 1775, at the start of the American Revolution. At that time, Wayland was a part of Sudbury and home to one of the Sudbury Companies of Militia & Minutes’, the East Company.
The Sudbury Militia march through Wayland starting
at 3:45am by the First Parish Church (Wayland Center) stopping for commemorative
salutes at Grout-Heard House and North Cemetery. We end with a salute at the
Olde East Company Training Field before breakfasting around 5am. Then, the company
leapfrogs to Old Sudbury Center to ready for the next leg, the Sudbury
The Sudbury Companies welcome participants and onlookers
on this most hallowed day, Patriots´ Day. Please contact
us if interested. Review our history for
Sudbury Companie»s role on April 19, 1775.