THE COL. GEORGE WALLER CHAPTER OF THE SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND THE MARTINS STATION SAR CHAPTER CO-HOSTED AN EVENT ON SATURDAY TO COMMEMORATE GENERAL JOSEPH MARTIN,
The wreath presentation on the courthouse plaza
The Henry County Honor Guard presents the colors with assistance from the Virginia SAR Color Guard
The Col. George Waller chapter members in attendance posed for a picture after the ceremony along with Tom Coker, Martin’s Station chapter president
The Col. George Waller Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Martins Station SAR Chapter co-hosted an event on Saturday to commemorate General Joseph Martin, namesake for the city of Martinsville. It was well attended by community members and SAR leaders from around the state.
Remarks were given by:
-Tom Coker, President of the Martin’s Station Chapter SAR
-W.C. Fowlkes, direct descendant of General Martin
-Josh Hess, official representative of Congressman Morgan Griffith
The Henry County Honor Guard presented the colors with assistance from the Virginia SAR Color Guard. A wreath presentation on the courthouse plaza concluded the day’s events.