Mission: 25 November 2023 1030 – Evacuation Day

Date(s) - 25 Nov 2023
1100 - 1600


We will be the guests of the LMHA for lunch at Fraunces Tavern after the mission, so attendance is strongly encouraged!


Who: CG, ALL VCA in good standing

What: 233rd Evacuation Day

Where: Bowling Green and Fraunces Tavern

When: Saturday, 25 November 2023 – event muster NLT 1100 at USCG parking lot – see more details from MAJ Capra below

How: Request CG with flags, 1SG Clohessy will confirm


NCOIC: 1SG Clohessy


More details from MAJ Capra:

  • The permit request for Evacuation Day flag raising at Bowling Green on Saturday, 25 November 2023 has been APPROVED and issued to the VCASNY under NYC Parks Department.
  • The mission time has been formulated in cooperation with the Lower Manhattan Historical Association (LMHA).  It is the same as last year as listed below:

1100: VCA muster USCG parking lot for duty assignments and placement

1230: Official formation at Fraunces Tavern

1240: March parade route along Broadway to Bowling Green

1300: Retiring of British flag and raising of the American flag

1315: Remarks by officials

1330: Return March to Fraunces Tavern

1400: Lunch for Corps at Fraunces Tavern

  • Members of Golds Dragoons will act as the British component and accept return of the flag to the crown.


PARKING at USCG: As a reminder, spacing is limited. Carpooling is recommended where practical.

Request for parking at U.S. Coast Guard facility is AUTHORIZED but must be requested.

Forward your parking request to MAJ CapraASAP for processing.  Your parking request must include:

  • Rank, Name of owner/operator
  • Year, Make, Model (2dr/4dr) sedan/subn, color of vehicle
  • License plate number and state (please include if “specialty plate”- VFW, NY GUARD, etc.)



Registrations are closed for this event.