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SAR Battle of Point Pleasant Memorial Service – Point Pleasant, WV

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On Sunday, October 9, 2016, the Point Pleasant Chapter of the West Virginia Society SAR hosted the Battle of Point Pleasant Memorial Service on the site of the Battle of Point Pleasant that occurred October 10, 1774 between the Virginia Militia and Indians from the Shawnee and Mingo tribes.

Members of the Sons of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Revolution, Children of the American Revolution, Boy Scouts of America, city officials, and others annually gather at the Tu-Endie-Wie State Park, now at the location of the battlefield, to pay tribute to the 81 militia who were killed during the one-day battle occurring 242 years ago by placing wreaths at the granite stone marking the powder magazine of the militia fortifications.

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Representing the President General of the SAR at this years event was Vice-President General of the Central District Thomas Payne of the Kentucky Society.

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SAR Vice-President General Thomas Payne

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