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Sat, Mar 11

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Leesburg

250th Anniversary of the Virginia Committee of Correspondence Commemoration

Commemorate the first act of the American Revolution.

250th Anniversary of the Virginia Committee of Correspondence Commemoration
250th Anniversary of the Virginia Committee of Correspondence Commemoration

Time & Location

Mar 11, 2023, 1:00 PM – Mar 12, 2023, 2:00 PM

Leesburg, 16 Loudoun St SW, Leesburg, VA 20175, USA

About the Event

The Sgt Maj John Champe Chapter of the Virginia Sons of the American Revolution holds a commemoration of the 250th anniversary of establishment of the Virginia Committee of Correspondence.   In March 1773, the Virginia House of Burgesses heard the proposal to form  a permanent Committee of Correspondence meant to coordinate opposition to British Parliament. Virginia's committee was formed on March 12, 1773.

RSVP to Barry Schwoerer at bschwoerer@comcast.net

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