News and Notes 2012
2012 Antebellum Christmas Open House at Mulberry Hill
2012 Annual Foundation Meeting
2012 Commemoration of the
Battle of Staunton River Bridge
HISTORIC STAUNTON RIVER FOUNDATION, INC
LAY WREATH AT COMMEMORATION OF THE
CROSSING OF THE DAN
The Historic Staunton River Foundation, Inc. was honored to lay a wreath in honor of the brave American Patriots who fought during the Crossing of the Dan on Feb. 14, 1781. The 231st Anniversary of the Crossing of the Dan took place on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2012 in South Boston with an assembly, guest speaker presentation and wreath laying ceremony in The Prizery. The Commemoration followed with a procession down to Boyd’s Ferry on the Dan River. Later in the day, a reenactment of the Crossing of the Dan was demonstrated by Revolutionary and British reenanctors. The Historic Staunton River Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and development of the Staunton River Battlefield was grateful to the organizing sponsors of the Crossing of the Dan to allow civic and other societies to come together and pay tribute to this historic and patriotic experience. For more information about the Historic Staunton River Foundation, please visit www.historicstauntonriverfoundation.org.
Pictured (l-r) with the Foundation’s wreath are officers, trustees, and friends of the Foundation who attended the commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan: Grace Elliot, secretary; LeAnna Johnson, friend; Janet Johnson, president; Korey Snead, trustee; Patt Graves, trustee; Shane Newcombe, vice-president; and Ron Graves, trustee.
2012 Easter Egg Hunt