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Crossing of the Dan related event #2
Friday, February 16, 2024, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST
Category: CHAPTER SPONSORED EVENT

In conjunction with the Crossing of the Dan Commemoration on Saturday, February 17, 2024, will be a gathering from 1PM - 4PM for the Bannister Encampment.  After the Crossing of the Dan, General Greene and his troops crossing through Halifax at the Bannister River to replenish supplies and manpower before heading to meet Cornwallis at the Battle of Guildford Courthouse.  On hand will be reenactors and local citizens who will be available to tell the stories of some of the soldiers involved.  This event will be held at the Halifax County War Memorial which is located beside the Courthouse.  Address is:  8 Main Street, Halifax, VA.

5:30PM  Halifax United Methodist Church - Patrick Jolly (descendant of Patrick Henry) will present a program "Nathaneal Greene: Survival becomes Victory".  VASSAR Color Guard will march to Halifax County War Memorial and give a musket salute to General Greene and his Army.

AFTER this gathering will be an unofficial networking/meet and greet at Factory Street Brewing starting at 7:30PM.  Rumor has it there may be a variety of ales to be sampled here.  Address is:  210 Factory Street in South Boston, VA.