Reenactment of George Washington's crossing of the South River

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The Capital Aug 29 1983
The Capital Aug 30 1983
Proclamation

On August 27, 1983, the community of Wild Rose Shores reenacted George Washington's crossing of the South River as part of the 300th anniversary celebration of the founding of the port of London Town. Jack and Mary McCorkle portrayed George and Martha Washington with rented costumes and a horse. Ferguson's Artillery provided the color guard.

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