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    War of 1812 Signature Event Weekend

    Title:War of 1812 Signature Event Weekend
    Date & Time:Sat Aug 30, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Location:Market Square, 301 King St. (Map This)
    Market Square in front of Alexandria City Hall
    Event Details:Wreath Laying at the Grave of Robert Allison, Jr.  | 10 a.m
    Presbyterian Meeting House Cemetery & Columbarium, 600 Hamilton Lane, Alexandria 
    Help honor the Veterans of the War of 1812. At its conclusion, guests will mark War of 1812 Veterans’ graves throughout the cemetery.

    Challenge #1: Cricket Match  | Noon – 6 p.m. 
    Jefferson Cricket Field, Potomac Park, Washington, DC (north of 14th Street Bridge) 
    Team Alexandria v. Team Britain (British Defence Staff, UK Embassy)

    US Navy Band Concert  | 3 – 4 p.m. 
    Market Square, 301 King Street

    Honors Ceremony  | 4:30 – 5 p.m. 
    Alexandria National Cemetery, 1450 Wilkes Street, Alexandria
    Featuring the Continental Color Guard with Fife and Drum. Seating opens at 4:15 p.m.
    Fees:FREE
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Charity, Community Event, Family, Recreation


    For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/8702QR Code

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