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HCHS Events - First Quarter Meeting 2015
Sunday, March 1st

At the March 1, 2015 General meeting of the Henrico County Historical Society a ceremony and reception for the dedication of a state highway marker to be placed in Henrico County and designated as part of the War of 1812 Heritage Trail will be held. The Virginia Department of Historic Resources and the Virginia Bicentennial of the American War of 1812 Commission partnered to sponsor a series of historic markers throughout the state in recognition of the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812.

The ceremony/ reception, hosted by the Henrico County Historical Society, will be at the location of Antioch Baptist Church, 3868 Antioch Church Rd., Sandston, VA 23150, 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Louis Manarin will be the main speaker at the ceremony with remarks made by Stuart Butler who has written extensively about the War of 1812 in Virginia and Lt. Col. Myron( Mike) Lyman, past president of the Society of the War of 1812 in Virginia. Additional remarks will be made by Tyrone Nelson, Henrico County Supervisor of the Varina District.

There will also be a performance by of the Henrico Concert Band.

The marker will be unveiled at the ceremony. The location where the marker will be placed is under construction as part of the development of the Capital to Capital Trail.

The final location of the State Highway marker will be on Route 5, 1/4 mile west of the Turner Road intersection.

Regarding our meeting to be held March 1st, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources published this very nice press release.






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