Cape Gazette

DAR honors namesake Col. David Hall

Jun 05, 2014
Photo by: Ron MacArthur

Cape Henlopen High School JROTC Cadet Casea Carrasquillo, far right, stands at attention during the National Anthem sung by Kristin Jones at the Daughters of the American Revolution Col. David Hall Chapter Memorial Day service at Lewes Presbyterian Church.

DAR Regent Nancy Barlow welcomes guests to the annual wreath laying ceremony at the gravesite of Revolutionary War hero Col. David Hall, the Lewes chapter's namesake. Col. Hall, a Lewes lawyer who was elected governor in 1802, commanded his troops in several battles and was wounded during the Battle of the Brandywine. He was also with Gen. George Washington at Valley Forge, Pa. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Cape Henlopen High School JROTC color guard members take part in the DAR Memorial Day ceremony at Lewes Presbyterian Church. The cadets are (l-r) Nicole Surface, Alexandra Atsidis,Olivia Barrato and Casea Carrasquillo. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
State Sen. Ernie Lopez of Lewes talks about the importance of honoring those who have protected our freedom. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Lewes Mayor Ted Becker talks about the role Col. David Hall played in Lewes and Delaware history. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Lewes City Councilwoman Bonnie Osler places a carnation on a wreath in honor of Col. David Hall and all those who have made personal sacrifices to the country during a service in Lewes. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Retired U.S. Army Col. Matthew J. Barlow is among several veterans attending a DAR Memorial Day service in Lewes. Barlow served as a surgeon in the Army from 1965 to 1987. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
With Virginia Trader, vice president general of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, looking on, Marge Frampton, DAR honorary state regent, places a carnation on a wreath of remembrance during a Memorial Day service in Lewes. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
George Jones, president of the Delaware Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, places a flower on a wreath at a service at Lewes Presyterian Church. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
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