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Julia Pierpont Day Celebration

May 24, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

10th Annual Julia Pierpont Day Celebration

Tickets for buffet breakfast cost $10 and can be purchased at the Marion County Historical Society – 210 Adams Street Fairmont

Ceremonies and breakfast to be held at Pierpont Community & Technical College Veterans Square, Room 112 and Woodlawn Cemetery Historic District

9:00 Greetings

9:30 Buffet Breakfast

10:30 Depart for Woodlawn Cemetery

11:00 Placement of wreaths and flags at grave sites

Julia Pierpont, wife of Gov. Francis H. Pierpont and the father of WV, is honored on this day as the originator of “Decoration Day” now known as Memorial Day.  Period music is provided by ‘We Three’.  A civil exhibit and refreshments will also be provided at the Marion County Museum. 

For more information on Julia Pierpont

  • www.marionhistorical.org
  • www.historicwoodlawncemetery.org
  • http://www.pierpont.edu/files/u91/files/pierpont_booklet.pdf

 

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Date:
May 24, 2014
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm