Anniversary of Battle of Wyoming commemorated on Fourth of July

24th Connecticut Militia Commander Harry Stephens, left, of Hummelstown, left, inspects the flintlock rifle of Matthew Lyons, of Hamlin, at the Wyoming Monument for the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming Wednesday. - Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Mark Walter, left, of Fleetville, and Joe Clark, of Waverly, wait to present a floral tribute on behalf of the Sons of the American Revolution, Northeast Chapter, during the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. - Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Hundreds gather at the Wyoming Monument on the Fourth of July for the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. - Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Heather Ruseskas, right, of Plymouth, presents a floral tribute on behalf of the Daughters of 1812 to Wyoming Commemorative Association officer Bill Lewis at the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. - - Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Members of the 24th Connecticut Militia fire their flintlock rifles during the volley tribute at the Wyoming Monument for the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. - - Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Wyoming Seminary Lower School Social Studies Department chair Clark Switzer delivers the keynote address during the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. - - Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

WYOMING — Hundreds gathered at the Wyoming Monument on the Fourth of July to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Wyoming. This year marked the 240th year since the battle took place and the 140th anniversary of the commemorative ceremony.

Members of the 24th Connecticut Militia fired their flintlock rifles during the volley tribute. The Daughters of 1812 and the Sons of the American Revolution, Northeast Chapter presented floral tributes to Wyoming Commemorative Association officer Bill Lewis.

Wyoming Seminary Lower School Social Studies Department chair Clark Switzer delivered the keynote address.

24th Connecticut Militia Commander Harry Stephens, left, of Hummelstown, left, inspects the flintlock rifle of Matthew Lyons, of Hamlin, at the Wyoming Monument for the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming Wednesday.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_TTL070518WyomingMonument_1-1.jpg24th Connecticut Militia Commander Harry Stephens, left, of Hummelstown, left, inspects the flintlock rifle of Matthew Lyons, of Hamlin, at the Wyoming Monument for the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming Wednesday. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Mark Walter, left, of Fleetville, and Joe Clark, of Waverly, wait to present a floral tribute on behalf of the Sons of the American Revolution, Northeast Chapter, during the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_TTL070518WyomingMonument_2-1.jpgMark Walter, left, of Fleetville, and Joe Clark, of Waverly, wait to present a floral tribute on behalf of the Sons of the American Revolution, Northeast Chapter, during the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Hundreds gather at the Wyoming Monument on the Fourth of July for the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_TTL070518WyomingMonument_3-1.jpgHundreds gather at the Wyoming Monument on the Fourth of July for the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Heather Ruseskas, right, of Plymouth, presents a floral tribute on behalf of the Daughters of 1812 to Wyoming Commemorative Association officer Bill Lewis at the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_TTL070518WyomingMonument_4-1.jpgHeather Ruseskas, right, of Plymouth, presents a floral tribute on behalf of the Daughters of 1812 to Wyoming Commemorative Association officer Bill Lewis at the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Members of the 24th Connecticut Militia fire their flintlock rifles during the volley tribute at the Wyoming Monument for the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_TTL070518WyomingMonument_5-1.jpgMembers of the 24th Connecticut Militia fire their flintlock rifles during the volley tribute at the Wyoming Monument for the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Seminary Lower School Social Studies Department chair Clark Switzer delivers the keynote address during the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_TTL070518WyomingMonument_6-1.jpgWyoming Seminary Lower School Social Studies Department chair Clark Switzer delivers the keynote address during the 240th anniversary and 140th annual commemorative service of the Battle and Massacre of Wyoming. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch