Crossing of the Dan 2017 Commemoration

236th Anniversary Commemoration of
The Crossing of the Dan
February 9 & 10 ~ 17 & 18, 2017
The Prizery
700 Bruce Street. South Boston, VA 24592

Sponsors:

Berryman Green Chapter, NSDAR
Dan River Chapter, VASSAR
Halifax County Historical Society
Town of South Boston
Halifax County Middle School

Schedule of Events

  • THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chastain Theatre at The Prizery
    • Halifax County Middle School 6th grade Crossing of the Dan Players, Singers, and Musicians, directed by Bonnie Bowen, present the story through verse and song.
  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2017 in the Chastain Theatre
    • All 6th grade students will visit The Prizery where the Crossing of the Dan Players, Singers, and Musicians will perform.
  • FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
    • Meet and Greet at Ernie's Restaurant ~ Seafood Buffet
  • SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2017 in The Prizery's Banquet Hall & Boyd's Ferry Site

    10:00 Keynote Speaker
    Dan Mc Michael, portraying General Nathanael Greene

    11:00 Wreath Laying Ceremony*

    *Weather permitting, Wreath Laying Ceremony will be at the site on the Dan River at 11:00.

    12:00 Lunch

    Brunswick stew, Bread, and a Beverage will be available to purchase for $5.00, provided by Virgilina Fire Department.

Accommodations

Berry Hill Resort
3105 River Road
South Boston, VA  24592
434-517-7000


Fairfield Inn & Suites***
1120 Bill Tuck Highway
South Boston, VA  24592
434-575-6000
Holiday Inn Express*
1074 Bill Tuck Highway
South Boston, VA  24592
434-575-4000


Super 8
1040 Bill Tuck Highway
South Boston, VA  24592
434-572-8868
 

***To guarantee room availability and group rate of $104.73 at Fairfield Inn and Suites, reservations must be made by 1/17/2017. Specify Crossing of the Dan when making a reservation.

236th Crossing of the Dan Letter and Form to participate in the Saturday wreath presentation program and/or Friday's Dutch treat Meet & Greet.

For questions, more information, or special needs, contact Anne Raab at tsraab@comcast.net or Bernard Baker bernie.sar@gmail.com.