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DAR chapter centennial

The Cricket Hill VA Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution turned 100 years old this year. Members and guests of the DAR chapter held a celebration luncheon Friday, May 17 at Kingston Parish House, Mathews. New officers were installed, new members inducted, long service members recognized and Tom Robinson (below) presented a program on the life of General Andrew Lewis. Lewis was the American commander of troops defending Mathews County against Lord Dunmore. New members Dr. Marianne Gibbs, Angela Justice and Carolyn Lynch were inducted into the Cricket Hill chapter. New officers for Cricket Hill DAR are, from left, Registrar Kathy Merithew, Historian Patricia Reed, Historian Carolyn Hogge, Vice Regent Mary Alice Emerson, Chaplain Rebecca Morgan, Treasurer Colanne Bunting, Corresponding Secretary Mary Hunley, Recording Secretary Debora Lambert, Regent Lynda Lancaster-Loyd and Evelyn Edwards, who installed the officers.


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