Lowell to Commemorate Armenian Genocide

Armenian-American Veterans from Sam Manoian Post of Lowell lead a procession along Merrimack Street, 2015 (Photo: Tom Vartabedian)

LOWELL, Mass.—The Merrimack Valley Chapter of the Armenian National Committee (ANC) will be sponsoring Lowell’s 104th commemoration of the Armenian Genocide.

There will be a downtown procession and flag-raising ceremony on Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m. led by the Armenian-American Veterans honor guard.

Lowell Mayor William Samaras will be delivering an Armenian Genocide proclamation. Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA 3rd District) is this year’s featured guest.

Those wishing to join the march are asked to gather at 9:30 at the corner of Merrimack and John Streets in downtown Lowell. A reception will follow inside City Hall.

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