The FINCASTLE RESOLUTIONS CHAPTER, S.A.R., Roanoke, VA is planning another joint
Commemoration of ANDREW LEWIS DAY with VASSAR & WVSAR
Chapters, Color Guard, and D.A.R. Chapters from both states.
The Date is Saturday, June 29, 2019 at the Salem Civil Center,
1001 Roanoke Boulevard, Salem, VA. The TWO PAGE Attachment
explains our Commemoration and Registration. We anticipate a
two phase program -- Commemoration & Wreath Laying - luncheon-
and Cemetery Visit to GENERAL ANDREW LEWIS' S gravesite &
obelisk which was erected by the Margaret Lynn Lewis Chapter,
D.A.R. in 1902. We invite your contributions, your participation,
speakers, color guard, and some descendants to be a part of this
program. The deadline is May 15, 2019 to arrange for luncheon,
program, and details as set forth in the letter. The program should
run from about 10:30 AM through luncheon to about 2:00 PM.
Please print out and circulate the letter and the registration form.
Please send the Registration Form & any Checks to:
PHILIP O. SHERIDAN, Ambassador & Event Coordinator
370 Carrs Point Lane, Moneta, VA - 24121 (540) 721-4106
(540) 420-4955 Email: email@example.com
Call with any questions. Thank You. Sincerely, Phil Sheridan
Fincastle Resolutions Chapter
Gravemarking Ceremony for Thomas Thurman, War 1812 veteran, and Robert Thurman, Revolutionary War patriot, Manassas, VA
On 18 May 2019, 2:30 pm, a Gravemarking Ceremony for Thomas Thurman, War 1812 veteran, and his father, Robert Thurman, Revolutionary War patriot, will be conducted by VASSAR and the Society of the War of 1812 in Virginia at the grounds of a brick foundry, Glen-Gary, at 9905 Godwin Drive in Manassas, VA 20110, across from the DMV. Chapters planning to present wreaths should contact Curtis Robb of the Colonel William Grayson Chapter VASSAR (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Please note that the ceremony at Hollywood Cemetery on April 28 has been moved to 11:00 am
To All Virginia Sons of the American Revolution:
On Saturday, April 13, 2019, the Williamsburg Chapter of the Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution will celebrate its 50th Anniversary since it was organized in 1969. This event will be celebrated during our luncheon meeting at noon at the Colonial Heritage Club, 6500 Arthur Hills Drive, Williamsburg.
During the celebration, we will be joined by representatives from the Daughters of the American Revolution and the George Wythe Society (C.A.R.) Chapters from Williamsburg; the Gov. Thomas Nelson, Jr. (SAR) and the Comte de Grasse (DAR) Chapters from Yorktown. Other invitees, will include the Mayor of Williamsburg. Representing the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will be Nation Builders such as Mr. Steven Seal and “Young Thomas Jefferson” (Mr. Kurt Smith) who will be our keynote speaker.
We want to extend to members of all Virginia Society chapters an invitation to join the Williamsburg Chapter during this milestone celebration of fifty years of sponsoring and participating in the commemorative events that keep patriotism and the memory of our Revolutionary War heritage burning in the hearts and minds of every American.
Call or email William Greaf, President of the Williamsburg Chapter. Phone 631-219-6616 or email email@example.com.
This is not a complete list of coming events, but a place for flyers and announcements on some future events. Please look on the Virginia SAR Wesite and/or the Color Guard Tab for a more complete list of events.
Schedule – Saturday, February 16
3rd Floor The Prizery
10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Presentation of the Colors
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
Posting of the Colors
Greetings – Local Officials
Special Recognition – National and State Officers
Keynote Speaker - Dr. Carole Watterson Troxler
Professor Emeriti of History
“Loyalists in the Southern Back Country”
(Weather permitting, the remainder of the program will occur at the ”Crossing” site)
11:00 a.m. March to the River
Wreath Laying Ceremony
Retiring the Colors
12:00 Noon Brunswick Stew Lunch – 3rd floor The Prizery - $5/person
Living History on the Dan River
Crossing of the Dan River at Boyd’s Ferry
Guests are invited to visit the Crossing of the Dan permanent exhibit located on the
3rd Floor of The Prizery and the outdoor exhibit on the Dan River.
The 238th Crossing of the Dan Committee cordially invites you to attend a casual “Meet & Greet” on Friday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m. at Ernie’s Restaurant, 1010 John Randolph Blvd., South Boston, Virginia for the Seafood Buffet; “Dutch Treat”, (~$17 plus beverage, tax & tip)
[At the intersection of Cavalier Blvd. & John Randolph Blvd. (US 360)]
The Registration Link to the “Crossing of the Dan” is:
For Questions Contact: Jeff Myers at 434-665-6137 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The ‘Crossing Event’ is conducted in cooperation with the Berryman Green Chapter, VADAR, the Halifax County Historical Society and the Town of South Boston
Berry Hill Resort Holiday Inn Express
3105 River Road 1074 Bill Tuck Highway
South Boston, VA 24592 South Boston, VA 24592
Fairfield Inn & Suites*** Super 8
1120 Bill Tuck Highway 1040 Bill Tuck Highway
South Boston, VA 24592 South Boston, VA 24592
***To guarantee room availability and group rate of $105.00 at Fairfield Inn and Suites, reservations must be made by January 15, 2019. Specify Crossing of the Dan when making a reservation. For more information, you may visit:www.halifaxcountyhistoricalsociety.org. or contact email@example.com.