George Washington Chapter, Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution Marks Graves of Three Compatriots Interred at Pohick Episcopal Church Cemetery, Lorton, VA
On November 16, 2019, the George Washington Chapter marked the graves of three chapter members interred at the Pohick Episcopal Church Cemetery in Lorton, Virginia. The three compatriots honored were Robert Armstrong, Scott Paul Crampton, and Robert V.H. Duncan. Compatriot Duncan was the founding President of the George Washington Chapter in 1954 and later served as the Virginia Society SAR President in 1960-61. His wife, Marion Moncure Duncan, was the President General of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1962-65. The event was opened by Chapter President David Thomas. The Reverend Dr. Thomas A. Costa gave the invocation while the Virginia Sons of the American Revolution Posted Colors.
Ms. Christina Mumm, Regent of the John Alexander Chapter, Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution, the same chapter that Mrs. Duncan belong to, brought greetings on behalf of the DAR. Wreaths were presented by the following Virginia SAR Chapters: George Washington, Fairfax Resolves and Williamsburg. Virginia DAR Chapters presenting wreaths were John Alexander, Kate Waller Barrett, Nellie Custis, Providence, George Mason, and Arlington House. Additionally, the Virginia SAR Second Vice President Jeff Thomas, Virginia DAR District V Director, Dr. Sharla Rausch, and Virginia DAR District
V Parliamentarian, Pamela Reid, presented wreaths. Vice President Thomas then dedicated the markers. Rev. Dr. Costa closed with a benediction.