5 Mar 2020 Various Locations
At various locations across the Commonwealth compatriots gathered with other patriot groups to mark the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre. The typical ceremony included a brief history of the event, a roll call of those killed, and the ringing of bells.
On the lawn of the old Court House in Winchester, the Col James Wood II Chapter conducted a ceremony to commemorate the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre with 35 attending. Participants included the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Association, the 1st Presbyterian Church, the Fort Loudoun Chapter DAR, the French and Indian Association, the Korean War Veterans Association, and the Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society.
In front of the Old Fairfax County Courthouse, the Fairfax Resolves Chapter had a great turnout to commemorate the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre.
On the steps of the Culpeper Courthouse a ceremony was co-hosted by the Culpeper Minutemen Chapter, the Culpeper Minute Men DAR, and VFW Post 7524. The ceremony concluded with the ringing of bells from Culpeper Baptist, Saint Stevens Episcopal, and Culpeper United Methodist Churches.
The Col. George Waller Chapter, under the leadership of Chancellor Eric Monday sponsored a commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the Boston Massacre. The Mayor of Martinsville issued a proclamation in the name of the city council to commemorate the event and patriotic music was played on the carillon of the First Baptist Church of Martinsville several times during the day.
The Chapter President is Approval Authority for the Bronze Medal