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Virginia Society Meetings

The Virginia Society holds business meetings in the spring and fall. Please see the calendar of activities for dates and places.

Grave Marking and Registration

The Virginia Society sponsors a program to identify and register graves of OFPA founding ancestors who are buried in Virginia. Click here for a list of currently known burials. Please forward any additional information to Mike Lyman.

2018 Community Events

October 19 Yorktown Day and Fall Meeting photo/slideshow

2017 Community Events

2016 Community Events

April 2 Spring Meeting, Williamsburg
See media coverage at following links:
Virginia Gazette
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
The Governor's Land
April 16 Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg photo/slideshow
April 23 James Madison Birthday Celebration, Westmoreland County photo/slideshow
April 28 James Madison Birthday Celebration, Hollywood Cemetery photo/slideshow

2015 Annual Report

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2015 Community Events

February 7 Col. William Grayson grave marking (joint VASSAR), Woodbridge
February 14 Crossing of the Dan
March 16 James Madison Birthday, Montpelier
April 11 Lancaster Court and Museum Day
April 25 James Monroe Birthday
April 25 George Washington's boyhood farm site, Ferry Farm
May 16 Masonic Cemetery Plaque Dedication
June 20 Maj. Garbriel Long grave dedication, Culpeper
June 20 Thomas Nelson, Jr. (joint SAR and War of 1812)
July 25 Old Stone Presbyterian Church, Ft. Defiance
August 16 Quantico Marine Cemetery
October 19 Thomas Nelson, Jr. grave marking, Yorktown
October 19 Yorktown Parade
December 5 Battle of Great Bridge, Chesapeake

2013 Activities

April 29 James Monroe Ceremony, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond photo/slideshow
April 9 Grave Marking Ceremony, Old Chapel Cemetery, Route 255, Millwood, Clarke County photo/slideshow
June 15 Ceremony Honoring Members of the Culpeper Minute Men Battalion, Culpeper photo/slideshow

2012 Activities (Under Construction)

2011 Activities (Under Construction)

February 19 SAR Commemoration, Crossing of the Dan photo/slideshow
February 26 VASSAR Banquet, Richmond photo/slideshow
March 26 Spring Meeting and Grave Marking, Shirley Plantation, Charles City photo/slideshow
April 9 VASSAR Meeting, Graves Mountain, Syria photo/slideshow
April 28 James Madison Ceremony, Hollywood Cemetery photo/slideshow
April 30 James Madison Birthplace Ceremony photo/slideshow
May 14 Grave Marking (joint War of 1812), Pvt. John Beavers photo/slideshow
June 11 Culpeper Minute Men Memorial (joint SAR), Culpeper photo/slideshow
July 4 Culpeper Minute Men, Culpeper photo/slideshow

2010 Activities

September 18 Wreath Laying (joint VASSAR), Elder John Leland, Orange photo/slideshow
October 17 Fall Meeting, Yorktown photo/slideshow
October 17 Grave Marking, Grace Episcopal, Yorktown photo/slideshow
October 19 Yorktown Day Parade photo/slideshow

2009 Activities

March 14 Plaque Dedication, St. John's Episcopal, Hampton photo/slideshow
April 26 Grave Marking, LT William Porter, Glasgow Street Park, Portsmouth photo/slideshow
April 29 Wreath Laying, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond photo/slideshow
May 9 Grave Marking (joint SAR), CAPT Robert Howison Hooe, Manassas photo/slideshow
May 16 Jamestown Commemoration, Jamestown photo/slideshow
May 23–24 113th General Court, New London, Connecticutt photo/slideshow
October 17 Fall Meeting and Grave Marking, Warner Hall photo/slideshow
October 19 Yorktown Day photo/slideshow
October 24 Historical Marker Commemoration (joint VASSAR), Ellwood, Orange County photo/slideshow

2008 Activities

October 11 Plaque Dedication, Christchurch Episcopal, Middlesex County photo/slideshow
October 19 Yorktown Day photo/slideshow

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