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233rd anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens
To all SAR, DAR, CAR, SR Societies and Chapters, Patriotic and Historical Organizations: The NSSAR, the SCSSAR and the Daniel Morgan Chapter cordially invite you to participate in the celebration of the 233rd anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens on Saturday, Jan. 18.
|The schedule for the weekend will be as follows:
Friday, Jan. 17
2:30 p.m.: Ceremony honoring Gen. Daniel Morgan at his statue in Morgan Square (corner of Main Street and Church Street) in downtown Spartanburg. Participants will be invited to place a flower at the base of the statue.
4:30 p.m.: South Atlantic District Meeting at the Quality Inn & Suites, 160 Simuel Rd.
5:30 p.m.: Cowpens Reception at the Quality Inn & Suites
7 p.m.: Cowpens Lecture in the Burwell Building, Wofford College, 429 N. Church St. Gen. Andrew Pickens will speak on his remembrances of the Battle of Cowpens. Admission is $5.
Saturday, Jan. 18
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Wreath registration at Cowpens National Battlefield
10 a.m.: Wreath-laying ceremony at the U.S. Monument, Visitors Center, Cowpens National Battlefield
10:45 a.m.: March to the Washington Light Infantry Monument on the battlefield by the NSSAR Color Guard with laying of National Society Wreath.
Noon: Lunch at Fatz Cafe, Peachoid Road, Gaffney.
Participants in the wreath-laying ceremony at the battlefield are requested to deliver wreaths to the battlefield Saturday morning. If you order a wreath from an area florist, please have it delivered before noon on Saturday. Recommended local florist: Book Shelf Florist (864) 489-4738. Please specify size, price and delivery to the battlefield. Call the florist directly.
Lodging: Rooms are reserved for SAR members at the Quality Inn & Suites at 160 Simuel Rd., Spartanburg, SC. A block of rooms has been reserved for $59 plus tax. Please call the hotel at 800-992-2694 for reservations.
Intent to participate or attend must be received no later than Jan. 10 to ensure listing on the ceremony program. Early registration will be greatly appreciated.
Please fill out the information on this page and mail to Dr. Lynwood D. Jordan, 2040 Old Orchard Rd., Woodruff, SC 29388 or send the information by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Jordan's telephone number is 864-476-3773.
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