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Veterans Day 2018: Free Parking At Mass. State Parks And Boston's Annual Parade

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Parking will be free at all Massachusetts state parks on Veterans Day and visitors are being encouraged to check out various sites within the park system that pay homage to veterans and the military.

The parking fee waiver on Sunday corresponds with the National Park Service policy of free admission to all of its parks across the country on Veterans Day.

State Secretary of Veterans Services Francisco Urena says there are several sites within the state park system honoring those who sacrificed their lives for freedom.

Sites managed by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation include Fort Independence at Castle Island; Fort Revere in Hull; and the Massachusetts Veterans War Memorial tower atop Mount Greylock in Adams, the state's highest peak.

In Boston, the city's annual Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m. from the corner of Boylston and Charles Street. Military units, ROTC groups and marching bands will accompany veterans as they make their way up Boylston to Tremont Street. The parade ends at City Hall Plaza.

With reporting from the Associated Press and WBUR Newsroom.

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