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Washington Salute in celebration of George Washington’s 292nd Birthday

February 22 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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On February 22nd of each year, the Rhode Island Society Sons of the Revolution recognize George Washington’s birthday with a ceremony at the Houdon Statue on the south raised patio of the Redwood Library on Bellevue in Newport. The event typically consists of honors presented by the SR with a color Guard provided by the Artillery Company of Newport (ACN). A representative of the Redwood Library also offers greetings and honors for the Nation’s first President. A reading of Washington’s Prayer for the nation takes place followed by a wreath laying and a musket salute by members of the ACN.

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Date:
February 22
Time:
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Venue

Redwood Library & Athenæum
50 Bellevue Ave
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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