National POW/MIA Recognition Day is commemorated each September on the third Friday, and on September 18 in 2020.
The video below, by The Essex County Sheriff's Department is due to the COVID-19 pandemic and presented in lieu of an in person ceremony, honors the 65 prisoners of war and missing in action from Massachusetts and includes a reading of each of their names.
The Essex County Sheriff's Department is home to the only monument in the state dedicated to those Massachusetts servicemen still missing in action in Vietnam. The monument is open to the public and is located at the Essex County Sheriff's Department, 20 Manning Ave., Middleton, Mass. 01949.
Town Hall Hours
Wednesday & Thursday 9am-4:30pm
Contact Town Hall
138 Main Street
Wenham, MA 01984
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