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The Battle of Green Spring
Please join the Williamsburg Chapter in commemorating this battle on July 6th, at the Church-On-The-Main site near Jamestowne.
On July 5th 1781, General “Mad” Anthony Wayne, leading forces of the Marquis de Lafayette, was ambushed near Green Spring plantation by the British army of General Lord Cornwallis in the last major land battle of the Virginia campaign prior to the Siege of Yorktown. 6 Pennsylvania and 22 Virginia Patriots are buried at the site of the battle, near the Church on the Main near Jamestowne.
Local Chapter Points of Interest Identified on Custom Map
Gain a sense of the chapter's presence in the local community by checking out our map. Photos and brief descriptions of all of the major local points of interest have been provided for each site.
To navigate the map, use the menu found on the left side of the map, or simply click on each site marker to access the description and photos provided. Zoom in and out of the map using your mouse's scroll feature or with the +/- buttons found in the bottom corner of the map.
About Us > Locations of Interest
The text and images found in the Google Map can also be accessed via the Locations of Interest section of our website, linked through our About Us page. Here you can read the descriptions and see the images of each site, with or without navigating the interactive map.
Proudly Presenting the 2016 Board of Managers
Pictured L - R: Reverdy Wright (VASSAR President), Williamsburg Chapter SAR Board: Harley Stewart (President), Jay Smith (Vice President), Jack Lee (Treasurer), Ron Losee (Registrar), Jim Henry (Chaplain), Bill Greaf (Historian), Roger Cross (Secretary). Not pictured, Lew de Seife (Public Relations).
SAR Dedication of Rochambeau Bust
SAR President General Tom Lawrence and other national officers, together with SAR Virginia Society officers, gathered in Yorktown to present to the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF) a work-of-art bronze bust of French General Comte de Rochambeau. The bust will be displayed and used in the education wing of the new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
Veterans Day Ceremonies
Williamsburg Chapter members pose for a group picture during the 2015 SAR Veterans Day ceremonies held at the burial ground behind the Governor's Palace in Colonial Williamsburg.
Pictured L-R: Jack Lee, Clyde Spence, Tom Campbell, Roger Strange, Steve Riddle, Ed Truslow, Bill Greaf, Bruce Meyer, Milt Holt, Harley Stewart, Bob Davis, and Will Phillips.