National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
(Leon and Madison Counties)
The members of Colonel George Dashiell Chapter, DAR, were
honored to present a large framed copy of the classic painting
The Leon County Judge Byron Ryder and Commissioners had earlier voted to accept this gift, and they were present at the ceremony. Members of the Chapter participated in the presentation with a short biography of the artist, an overview of George Washington’s leadership of the nation, and included a DAR Dedication Ritual for the event.
Following the unveiling, Judge Ryder spoke of the importance of the legacy of George Washington, as our first President, as our Commander in Chief of the Armies, and how many things in our lives have been set in place by this one man.
The Chapter is grateful, both to the donor for her generosity,
and also to the
In addition, a similar presentation has been made to the Madison County Courthouse, and to the Grimes County Courthouse. The local chapters in each of those counties were invited to participate in this ceremony also. (Capt John McAdams in Madison, and Robert Raines in Grimes). We anticipate making a presentation to one more county, thanks to the generosity of the donor.
|Chapter Regent Shirley Bland and Chapter Registrar Neva Jo Brooks working with two new prospective members, Susan Blouch (sitting) and Kay short (standing).|
|Colonel George Dashiell Chapter sponsored this Revolutionary War patriot grave marker honoring Patricio Antonio Rodrigues. The marker was placed in San Fernando Cemetery #1 in San Antonio, Texas.|
|Chapter members shown at the dedication of a marker honoring Revolutionary War patriot Patricio Antonio Rodrigues.|
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