241st Crossing of the Dan Anniversary

241st Anniversary of the Crossing of the Dan

Thursday Event

“Race to the Dan, Race to Defeat”

Historical Program by Jim Morgan, MA

Thursday February 17, 2022 at 5:00 P.M.

South Boston – Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts and History

1540 Wilborn Avenue South Boston, Virginia 24592

Guests are encouraged to tour the permanent exhibit

“The Crossing of the Dan” before & after the Program


 Friday Event                                                                           

“Halifax County Patriots in the Revolution”

Historical Program by Colonel Greg Eanes USAF (Ret.)

Friday February 18, 2022 at 5:00 P.M.

King’s Bridge Landing – Banister Encampment

1041 Bethel Road – Scenic Byway 360 Halifax, Virginia 24558

Program to include:

Preliminary Revolutionary Era Music by David Russell & Roland Terry

Presentation and Posting of the Colors by the Virginia Society SAR Color Guard

Wreath Laying Ceremony

Musket & Cannon Fire by the 7th Infantry Regiment


Saturday Event

Crossing of the Dan                        

Saturday February 19, 2022 at 10:00 A.M.

South Boston Volunteer Fire Company Support Center

801 Wilborn Avenue South Boston, Virginia 24592

Sign in will Begin at 9:00 A.M.

Commemoration Begins 10:00 A.M.

“The Race to the Dan: A Resilience Theory Perspective”

Historical Program by Andrew Waters, Historian, Editor, and Conservationist

 Wreath Laying Ceremony - Location to be determined by weather.