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LETTER - DAR members appreciate help with dedication event

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On April 5, the Lafayette Spring Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a dedication ceremony for Pvt. Jacob Kepler, a Revolutionary War veteran buried in Perry County.

The ceremony took place at the Rome Methodist Church with a reception following at the Old Rome Courthouse.

There were nine chapters from the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Sons of the American Revolution in attendance. Also helping with the ceremony were members of Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142.

The chapter would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for their help with the ceremony:

The Perry County News; Rudy’s; Jacob Estes; Luke Thomas; Ann Skiba and the Rome Methodist Church; Rome Courthouse Committee; Barry Whitehead; John and Donna Groves; Jacob Groves; Harry G. Myers American Legion Post 142; Indiana Southern District Director Cherie Baxter with the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution; Col. T. Rex Legler, past vice president general of the Central District, National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution; Joseph Hart Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution from Columbus; Capt. William Rowan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution from McLean County, Ky.; Spier Spencer Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Spencer County, Capt. Henry Vanderburgh Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Evansville; Capt. Jacob Warrick Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Warrick County; National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Ladies Auxiliary; Ohio Valley Chapter, Ladies Auxiliary, Evansville; Lt. Robert Moseley Chapter of the Kentucky Society of the Sons of the American Revolution in Daviess County, Ky.; Ohio Valley Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, Evansville; Daniel Guthrie Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution from Bloomington and Bedford; Harry G. Myers Legion Post 142 Ladies Auxiliary; Perry County Library; Marty Williams; Nettie and Danny Boeglin; Logan Weatherholt; Levi and Meggie Thorn; Mitchell Hall; Adam Mogan; Dalton Harrison; Patty Jones; Kim Wethington; Cindy Kaufman; Mark Fenn; Harry Hawkins; Peggy and Ken Gilkey and Edward Hitchcock.

Thanks again to everyone.

MOLLY HALL
Vice-Regent and Event Chairwoman
Lafayette Spring Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution