Our fourth annual symposium will return this year which is free and open to the public. The symposium will be held at the Holiday Inn Express~Lexington.
Click on the speakers tab for more information on the speakers and topics.
1:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm
10:30 am - Wreath Laying and Military Salute in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery at the gravesite of General Thomas J. 'Stonewall' Jackson. Come witness a solemn military ceremony at Jackson Circle in front of the grave and life-size statue of the General.
(Those who wish to lay wreaths should arrive at least 15 minutes early and give notification of presenters name and unit)
11:15 am - Lee-Jackson Day Parade through downtown Lexington from the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery (Visitors are welcomed to join in the procession or watch. All SCV, UDC, OCR, and reenactor groups are welcomed to participate. Any other groups must contact us to ensure participation as we reserve the right to deny participation to any group or individual)
Noon - Memorial Service ~ Lauderdale ARP
The memorial service will feature a talk by Chris Mackowski who is author of The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson. The service will be held at Lauderdale ARP church at 300 S. Main St. near Stonewall Jackson Cemetery.
The views expressed during this service are those of the event sponsors or speakers alone.(Please read the rules tab concerning seating, weapons, and photography)
Following the memorial services, a luncheon will be held at the Holiday Inn Express (Gallery Room) at approximately 1:30pm. We will be treated to music provided by the 2nd VA Cavalry String Band. Following the meal visitors can enjoy dancing and music at approximately 2:45 pm). A dance caller will guide participants through period dances. Come visit with old friends and make new acquaintances.
Buffett Menu: Fried Chicken, Roast Beef, Meatloaf, Green Beans, Mac&Cheese, Baked Beans, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, Glazed Carrots, Broccoli & Cheese sauce, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, Brocolli & Cauliflower salad, Assorted Deserts, Bread, Coffee/Tea/Lemonade.
Please make reservations by January 13th. Seating availability after deadline not guaranteed.
(We maintain a waiting/cancellation list after the deadline, so please feel free to check on availability)
TICKET/ADMISSION FEE REQUIRED ~ NO WALK-INS FOR MEAL. Dance tickets will be available at the door. (see below)
LUNCHEON & DANCE TICKET PRICE: $25 per person (advance payment or reservations required)
GALA / DANCE ONLY PRICE: $10 per person (advance or at the door)
Send check or money order to:
Lee-Jackson Day - PO Box 466 Lexington, VA 24450
Email luncheon inquiries only to firstname.lastname@example.org
Any net proceeds will benefit The Stonewall Brigade - Lee Fund.