Historical Celebration: Somers Point Honors Famous War Hero Richard Somers
The city of Somers Point, NJ held a celebration to honor the life of Richard Somers, the grandson of its founder. A war time hero, there are several naval ships that have been named in honor of Somers . This year a special honor was bestowed on the city of Somers Point - the opportunity to host several military members of the USS Somers Crewmembers Association.
Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Mayor Jack Glasser prior to the event to learn more about the historical significance behind Richard Somers Day.