Norfolk SAR and Virginia State Color Guard member Chris Melhuish reviews the troops before the ceremony
Color Guard in line ready to march at the beginning of the ceremony
Norfolk Chapter SAR President Maury Weeks is introduced at the podium to begin the program
The Honorable E. Preston Grissom was the keynote speaker.
Beginning of the introduction of the respective representatives for the presentation of the wreaths
Norfolk Chapter SAR Secretary Edward Douglas presents the chapter wreath at the ceremony
Reviewing the troops
Flags of the various participating organizations are lined up awaiting the Color Guard
Mrs. Nancy Miller, District 1, Virginia Director DAR, addresses the crowd
Norfolk Chapter SAR President Maury Weeks speaks about the SAR and the Battle of Kempes Landing
Mr. James Carver of Emmanuel Episcopal Church welcomes everyone to the ceremony
Emmanuel Episcopal Choir under the direction of Mr. Robert Sullivan
Norfolk Chapter SAR President Maury Weeks at the Kempsville Virginia State Marker with the chapter wreath
Norfolk Chapter SAR Secretary Edward Douglas at the Kempsville Virginia State Marker
The Norfolk Chapter SAR wreath awaits presentation at the grave of General Thomas Nelson, Jr
Grave of General Thomas Nelson, Jr at Grace Episcopal Church cemetery
Virginia State SAR Honor Guard prepares for the beginning of the ceremony. There was also a member of the Children of the American Revolution present.
Norfolk Chapter Secretary Edward J. Douglas, III at the grave of General Thomas Nelson, Jr
Norfolk Chapter SAR President Maury Weeks at the grave of General Thomas Nelson, Jr
Norfolk Chapter SAR wreath after presentation at graveside by President Weeks, assisted by Virginia State SAR Honor Guard
Inside view of Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown, Va
The Norfolk Chapter Tent
Norfolk Chapter President Maury Weeks
Norfolk Chapter President Maury Weeks and Chapter Secretary Edward Douglas
Mrs. Lin Olsen, Executive Director, Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways History Foundation was our keynote speaker
President Maury Weeks and Treasurer Ken Hawkins unveil the new Norfolk Society SAR Banner
President Maury Weeks calls the meeting to order
Norfolk Chapter SAR President Maury Weeks presents the opening remarks at the Commemoration of the Battle of the Capes
Captain Christopher Melhuish USN Ret. and a member of Norfolk Chapter SAR gives the keynote address
Virginia State SAR President Reverdy Wright presents the closing remarks to the ceremony
Wreaths from various SAR and DAR Chapters along with Society of the War of 1812 are presented at the Admiral deGrasse Statue
Virginia State SAR President Reverdy Wright and Norfolk Chapter SAR Maury Weeks present the Norfolk Chapter SAR wreath
Thomas Nelson, Jr. Chapter SAR President Bruce Meyer, Norfolk Chapter SAR President Maury Weeks and Virginia State SAR President Reverdy Wright at the Admiral deGrasse Statue
Virginia State SAR President Reverdy Wright, Captain Christopher Melhuish, USN Ret. (in period attire) join in with the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer of Fort Story/Joint Expeditionary Base in front of the Admiral deGrasse Statue
Information plaque at the Admiral deGrasse statue
Left to right are Norfolk Chapter SAR Chancellor Carter Furr, Norfolk Chapter SAR President Maury Weeks and Norfolk Chapter SAR Past President Tom Whetstone
The Norfolk Chapter SAR wreath presented in front of the Admiral deGrasse statue
Norfolk Chapter SAR President Maury Weeks presents the Norfolk Chapter wreath
The Historic Saint Theresa Chapel at Fort Story. Site of the Commemoration of the Battle of the Capes service
The Cape Henry Lighthouse. Original lighthouse at Fort Story. Commissioned and authorized to be built by President George Washington. The construction was overseen by Alexander Hamilton. It was completed in 1792.
Inside the rotunda of the MacArthur Memorial
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hitchings
Robert Hitchings delivering his Flag Day Speech "Our Flag Flying High but Flying High in Song"
Flags flying high and proud at the Tidewater Veteran's Memorial Park in Virginia Beach, VA on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015
The Norfolk Chapter Monument and Plaque located within the Memorial Park
Norfolk Chapter SAR wreath presented at the monument in honor of all those who gave their lives in defense of our great country
Past President Tom Whetstone, Chapter Secretary Edward Douglas and Compatriot Lynn Cupp
Past President Tom Whetstone, Chapter Secretary Edward Douglas, Compatriot Lynn Cupp, Debbie W. Cupp, DAR
President Maury Weeks presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Mr James L. Carver for his presentation on The Battle Of Kempes Landing at our May Membership meeting.
Registrar Kurt Lawson assists with the SAR flag and ribbons at the conclusion of the May Membership Meeting.
Past Chapter President Tom Whetstone address the group
President Maury Weeks presents Compatriot and Chapter Treasurer Ken Hawkins with the Military Service Award
Treasurer Ken Hawkins is presented the Robert E. Burt Award by President Maury Weeks along with Compatriot and Past Norfolk SAR President Dr. Matt Hogendobler. The award is for dedicated service to the young men of the Boy Scouts of America.
Chaplain and Past Norfolk SAR President Robert Hitchings was presented the Past President pin by President Maury Weeks.
Compatriot Bill Waller, who was presented the Meritorious Service Award by President Maury Meeks
Eagle Scout Award presented to Marc Krudop by Treasurer and Eagle Scout Committee head Ken Hawkins along with Compatriot and Past Norfolk SAR President Ken Hogendobler. Marc's parents look on.
Knight Essay Winner Hannah Wheaton reads her essay, "A More Perfect Union-The Influence of the Magna Carta on James Madison, The Father of the Constitution"
Compatriot Scott Aiken presents Knight Essay Winner Hannah her certificate, medal and check for $100.00 from Norfolk SAR.