Oct 7, 1880 Celebration Programme

Programme for Centennial Day

A program of festivities held on Centennial Day, October 7, 1880.

Includes the following:

  • National Salute at sunrise
  • Review of all troops at 10:00 AM
  • Procession to grand stand at 11:30 AM
  • Prayer by Rev. William Martin
  • Singing of the lyric written for the occasion by Clara Dargan McLean from Yorkville, SC, with music written by Professor E. W. Lineback of Salem, NC
  • Reading of the ode written for the occasion by Paul H. Hayne, Esq., read by Col. Charles C. Jones of Augusta, GA
  • Oration by the Hon. John W. Daniel of Lynchburg, VA
  • Procession to the monument
  • Unveiling of the monument by a young lady and governor from each of the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee
  • Dress parade of troops at 5:00 PM
  • Pyrotechnic display at 8:00 PM
Oct 7, 1880 Celebration Programme
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