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This will be a short ceremony followed by tours of the gristmill and distillery. Colonial attire is encouraged.
SAR participants are requested to RSVP by Wednesday 10/27 to Dave Cook, President, Fairfax Resolves Chapter, and to muster at 12:15 p.m. on October 30th.
Please bring your identification if you are a member of Mount Vernon. Otherwise the cost for the tours is $10.00. You can purchase tickets on-site in the gift shop.
Mount Vernon has also scheduled activities at the site on this day. Please see additional information at 250th Anniversary of George Washington’s Gristmill.
Parking could be limited, so please carpool if possible.
The Chapter will present 16 Law Enforcement Commendation Medals and Certificates.
The event will also present an opportunity to meet the new Prince William County Chief of Police, Colonel Peter Newsham, the former Chief of Police of the District of Columbia.
The George Washington Chapter, SAR and the Kate Waller Barrett Chapter, DAR will jointly honor all veterans by placing a wreath at the Tomb of General Washington, our first Commander-in-Chief.
This event will start promptly at 1:00 PM and will be completed by 1:30 PM.
SAR and DAR members are requested to register on-line to ensure free admittance and to tally the final head count to be reported to Mount Vernon. Registrants should enter Mount Vernon through the Purple Heart Gate (G2) and proceed to the Tomb.
We are confirmed with Mount Vernon to conduct a memorial service for Patriot William Lee at the Slave Cemetery at 3:30pm on Feb 5, 2022
Details to follow
The George Washington Chapter will make its traditional landmark appearance by marching in the premier parade to mark the birth of President George Washington.
Participating Compatriot and participating guest registration will open January 15th.
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