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Wreath Laying at the Hugh Mercer Monument

Washington Heritage Museums will hold a wreath laying ceremony at 1:00 PM on Monday, May 29 at the monument to Hugh Mercer on Washington Ave. in downtown Fredericksburg. A hero of the Revolutionary War, Hugh Mercer served as a brigadier general under George Washington and practiced as a physician in Fredericksburg from about 1761 to 1776.

Author Mark Maloy will deliver this year’s remarks.  Maloy is the author of several books on the period, including Victory or Death:  The Battles of Trenton and Princeton.

Additionally, there will be a bagpipe accompaniment as part of a ceremony to honor General Mercer’s sacrifice to our liberty at the Battle of Princeton in 1777.

This event is free to the public.

Wreath Laying Flyer
Event Details
Monday, May 29, 2023
Mercer Monument, Washington Avenue