Thu, Sep 07|
Blue Ridge Rep Womens Club
Guest Speaker: Garry Linton, representing Sons of the American Revolution. Presentation: Early Stages of the American Revolution and How George Washington Forged the First American Military Force.
Time & Location
Sep 07, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
BCGOP HQ, 18g Regent Park Blvd, Asheville, NC 28806, USA
About the event
Thursday, September 7, 2023
BC GOP Headquarters
Hosted by BRRWC
Message from the Host
Our Speaker for September is Garry Linton, representing Sons of the American Revolution where he is Vice President and Color Guard Commander for the Blue Ridge Chapter. He recently had a part in Janet Peterson's Flag raising ceremony, showing he really knows his history!Garry Linton’s family settled in North Carolina during the late 1600s. Raised in Mississippi and migrating to Fairview, NC, Garry is a retired veterinarian who worked in medical research. His wife, Gina, retired from speech therapy. His ancestors fought in the North Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War.He is part of a National Park Service-sanctioned living history group, and has provided programs on the Civil War and the American Revolution to various groups.
- Program Information:Early Stages of the American Revolution and How George Washington Forged the FirstAmerican Military Force.
Afterwords let's play Bingo with prizes. Light snacks will be served.