January 2008:
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Contact: Terry Ayers
Publicity Director
410-829-7060

Lee-Jackson Day Ceremony at Confederate Monument in Georgetown

The Delaware Grays, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #2068 in Seaford invites interested people to attend their Lee-Jackson Birthday Ceremony taking place at 1 PM on Saturday, January 19, at the Confederate Soldiers' Monument in Georgetown, Delaware at the Nutter B. Marvel Museum.

The ceremony honors two of America's greatest military heroes: Robert E. Lee, born January 19th, 1807 and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, born January 21, 1824. There will be speeches commemorating the lives of these two men, the Delaware Grays color guard, and light refreshments following.

The "Delaware Grays", SCV Camp #2068 (based in Seaford, Delaware) is a non-profit, non-political, non-racial, patriotic community organization whose members are descendents of Confederate veterans who served honorably during the "War Between the States". The non-profit Nutter B. Marvel Museum is located at 510 South Bedford Street, off Route 113 and just down from the inspection lane in Georgetown, Delaware. The museum includes a collection of historic buildings and horse drawn carriages as well as thousands of historical photographs, newspaper clippings, books and other memorabilia about Georgetown, Sussex County, and Delaware.

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