12 Apr 2017 Halifax, NC
photos by Thomas Nelson, Jr. Chapter Past President Bruce Meyer and others furnished by the Halifax Chapter of the North Carolina Society.
241 years ago today the 4th North Carolina Provincial Congress met in Halifax, NC and there adopted a declaration that the 13 Colonies should become independent of Great Britain, known as the Halifax Resolves. The Virginia SAR contingent to the ceremony was led by 3rd Vice President Bill Schwetke, and included four members from four chapters: Colonel William Grayson, Culpeper Minutemen, Dan River, and Thomas Nelson, Jr. The NSSAR was represented by Secretary General Larry Guzy.
Salutes at the wreath presentations