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Major George Gibson DAR lays wreaths at historic sites

June 4th, 2012 12:02 am by staff report

The Major George Gibson Chapter of the Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution recently participated in two wreath laying ceremonies.

The chapter took part in the Wreath Presentation Ceremony for Revolutionary War General Joseph Martin at Wilderness Road State Park on Saturday, May 12.

This event was part of “A Tribute to Pioneers and Patriots” and the 2012 Raid at Martin’s Station sponsored by the Martin’s Station and Overmountain Men chapters of the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) and the State Park.

Regent Charlotte Brooks presented the wreath for the Major George Gibson DAR Chapter. Also attending were Agnes Marcum, Augusta Sinon and Andrea Cheak).

In addition, the chapter participated in the formal wreath-laying ceremony at the seventh anniversary celebration of “A Tribute to Patriots and Pathfinders,” near the Blockhouse at Natural Tunnel State Park on May 26.

The event was presented by the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution and Overmountain Men Chapter Sons of the American Revolution, in conjunction with The Siege at the Blockhouse, sponsored by Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association and Natural Tunnel State Park.

Agnes Marcum laid wreaths at the Patriot Monument in honor of Patriot Major George Gibson, and Battle of Kings Mountain Patriots Henry Yeary Sr. and Henry Yeary Jr. Also attending was member Rebecca Jones.

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