Veterans of Foreign Wars 87 Vernon St, Tewksbury, MA01876 The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) organization exists to support veterans and their families. The VFW and its…More auxiliaries have approximately 2.2 million members and 8,100 posts worldwide. The group works to "honor the dead by helping the living" through its many charitable associations and advocacy for veterans on a local and national level.
Town of Tewksbury- Veterans Services 1009 Main St, Tewksbury, MA01876 Under the direction of Jim Williams, the Veterans Services Office is located in the basement of the Town Hall. The…More primary purpose of the office is to assist local veterans and their families with advice and direction on benefits and programs available to them, including housing, health care and education.
The American Legion was officially started in 1919, formed as a veterans' organization in the years after Word War I.…More Over time, it has evolved into a multifaceted organization that provides a myriad of services to veterans. In addition, the American Legion is a service organization that reaches out to mentor the next generation of American heroes through programs like Boys State, American Legion baseball and its child welfare foundation.
Jackson-Gourley-Roux-Daley Post 259 in Tewksbury is located on Pond Street. The distinctive building features a main hall and has a private club for members with an entrance in the back. The Legion hall is also home to the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, as well as to the Disabled American Veterans chapter.
Tewksbury Cemetery 172 East St, Tewksbury, MA01876 The Tewksbury Cemetery is also known as the "New Center Cemetery." It contains numerous historically significant graves,…More including many dating back to the 18th century. An iron gate with an impressive archway marks the entrance to the cemetery on East Street. Toward the back of the well kept property is an area set aside for deceased veterans. The cemetery is located across the street from the old Center Cemetery, a small parcel that dates back to at least 1749.