ohssardispatch

Sons of the American Revolution, Ohio Society Activities

Hocking Valley Chapter SAR Leads the Way in Perry County

PerryCoGrave2015.2

On July 11th at New Reading, Ohio, the Hocking Valley Chapter SAR Color Guard participated in the Perry County Historical Society’s 219th Celebration of the birthday of Colonel Randolph Mitchell, veteran of the War of 1812 and early settler of Perry County. The event included tours of the Historical Society house and grounds, the SAR, re-enactments, a hog roast banquet, evening games, a bonfire, and music provided by the Heritage Fife and Drum.

Above, the Hocking Valley SAR Color Guard leads the procession to the resting place of Colonel Randolph Mitchell.  In front on left is Chapter Secretary and Color Guard Adjutant Bob Davis, and on right, Chapter President Dave Nessley.

Below, the color guard at attention, looks on during the well-attended ceremony at the grave site.  Left to Right:  Bob Davis, Dave Nessley, Paul Irwin, Bob Hill, Steve Frash, John Dye, and Keith Kaufman.

Photos courtesy of Keith and June Kaufman.

PerryCoGrave2015.1

Advertisements

Single Post Navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: