Bruton Parish Church and the NSDAR celebrate historic anniversaries together
Parishioners of Bruton Parish Church and members and guests of the Williamsburg Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), will celebrate special anniversaries on Sunday, October 11, at 2:30 p.m. at Bruton Parish Church (331 W Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA). Bruton Parish has been celebrating their 300th Anniversary with special programs while The Daughters of the American Revolution are celebrate their 125th Anniversary. Everyone is invited to attend this FREE combined program. Guests will hear a commemorative program about Bruton Parish from Historian Anne Conkling and remarks by Edward Truslow, vice president, Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution. He will be followed by an appearance of Mrs. Carolyn Lavinia Scott Harrison, 23rd First Lady of these United States and the first President General of DAR. She will be accompanied by four Founders and several advisors from the SAR, circa 1890.
The Bruton Parish community continues to welcome newcomers into their parish family. To learn more about Bruton Parish visit their website at: www.brutonparish.org.
Since Oct 11, 1890, NSDAR has worked tirelessly to "perpetuate the memory and the spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence; to promote the development of an enlightened public opinion and to foster patriotic citizenship". The Williamsburg Chapter has generously given back to the community with scholarships, teacher mini-grants, Historic preservation projects, ROTC awards, sponsored Naturalization Ceremonies and Community Service Awards. If you are interested in joining the DAR, please visit their website at www.DAR.org.
Join us in celebrating Bruton Parish's 300th Anniversary and the 125th Anniversary of DAR's founding and the amazing women who have built the organization to what it is today. For more information please call (757) 221-6686.
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