SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
WREATH LAYING CEREMONY ATTHE GRAVE OF GOV. THOMAS NELSON, JR.
Signer of the Declaration of Independence, War Governor of Virginia, and
Commander of Virginia’s Forces. He gave all for Liberty.
Thank you for joining us as we honor and perpetuate the memory of Virginia’s Revolutionary War Governor Thomas Nelson, Jr. at Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown on October 19. If your organization will be presenting a wreath, please provide answers to the questions below and return this form not later than October 3 to:
Gary O. Hodges
211 Mistletoe Drive
Newport News, VA 23606-3609
Full name of State Society and Chapter or other Organization presenting a wreath: *
Name and Title of person(s) presenting the wreath:
Telephone & Email Address: ________________________________________________
Name of Escort(s), if any: __________________________________________________
Other Data: ______________________________________________________________
All wreath presenters are requested to be on site by 9:00 and report to the lectern to verify correct name, proper pronunciation, and order of presentation. Escorts and flag bearers are welcome. The ceremony will start at 0915 and will be completed by 10:15. All visiting SAR members are invited to join the VASSAR unit to march in the 3/4 mile parade at 10:30 and to attend the Patriotic Exercises afterward. If you have any questions please contact Gary O. Hodges at the address and phone number shown above. Your prompt reply will be appreciated. Thank you.
PLEASE NOTE STARTING TIME IS 9:15
* If your wreath does not have identification as to the State Society, Chapter or Organization
to which it belongs then please attach that information to the backside of the wreath in order to help us ensure the proper placement for the presentation ceremony.