report by Charles Belfield and Mike Lyman
12 Aug 2017 Leedstown, VA
On August 12, 2017 at 10am at the entrance to the Leedstown Campground on the Rappahannock River in Leedstown. Westmoreland County, a Virginia historic road sign honoring Brigadier General John Pratt Hungerford.was unveiled. The marker was sponsored by the Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and many SAR members participated in the ceremony. The Culpeper Minutemen, Fincastle Resolutions, and James Monroe Chapters were represented.
Program participants, left to right: Matt Gottlieb of Virginia Department of Historical Resources; Charles Poland, President of the War of 1812 Society in Virginia and Fincastle Resolutions member; unknown, Charles Belfield, President of the James Monroe Chapter; George Beckett of the James Monroe Chapter; and Mike Lyman of the Culpeper Minutemen Chapter.