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DAR Members Attend Grave Marking Ceremony


Last updated 7/25/2018 at 4:42pm

Members of the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution attended the grave marking ceremony for Waightstill Avery, who was born May 10, 1741, and died March 15, 1821. The ceremony was conducted by the Sons of the American Revolution at the Avery family cemetery outside of Morganton.

The DAR members were blessed with a beautiful day for their remembrance. The sky was blue, and the meadow was a lush green, where 75 descendants and friends gathered to honor Avery.

The Waightstill Avery Chapter of the DAR (Brevard) had previously marked the grave of its...

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