2019 GWSAR Chapter Events
The James Monroe Memorial Foundation held its annual commemoration of James Monroe's birthday at his recently reconstructed birthplace in Colonial Beach, Virginia. Twelve VASSAR Chapters presented wreaths: Richmond, George Mason, Col. William Grayson, James Monroe, Richard Henry Lee, Fairfax Resolves, George Washington, Rappahannock, Williamsburg, Thomas Nelson, Jr., Culpeper Minutemen, and Col. Fielding Lewis. Chapter President Dave Thomas presented a wreath on behalf of the George Washington Chapter. Mr. G. William Thomas, Jr., President of the James Monroe Memorial Foundation served as Master of Ceremonies. Peter Davenport, VASSAR President, discussed James Monroe's contribution to history. VA State Senator Bryce Reeves also gave remarks. More details on the James Monroe Foundation can be found at www.monroefoundation.org.
2018 GWSAR Chapter Events