Construction of the Cannon for the Veterans Memorial 2024


Thank you to all of the volunteers that made this possible – from the very first idea of it until it was placed on Memorial Day 2024 – it is a beautiful addition to the Memorial!




Selectmen Sherman Derby & Dave Boyer attended the

MassWorks STRAP Grant Announcement & Celebration

on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 in Charlemont, MA



August 2021

The week of July 19, 2021 the trees were planted and the benches were picked up and assembled

Above photo taken by Erica Wetherell

Saturday, May 15th and Sunday, May 16th, 2021

Loads of volunteers installed the memorial stones, the pavers & the picnic table

Sunday, April 18, 2021 – the flag poles were installed with the help of the Hancock Fire Department

In mid October 2020 the foundation for the memorial was installed

Clearing of the land for the VETERANS MEMORIAL – September/October 2020


Signing of the Commonwealth Community Compact on March 15, 2018

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Selectboard Chair Sherman L. Derby, Sr. (State Representative John Barrett, III)



Celebration of new Lafayette signs at Route 20 rest area in Hancock on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 12:00 noon


Snowy view of the Town Hall – Winter 2017-2018

by Erica Wetherell