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Dumfries Charter Day

The Town of Dumfries and the Weems-Botts Museum sponsored Dumfries Charter Day on May 12, commemorating the establishment of Dumfries as the first of seven townships in Prince William County. Dumfries received its charter on May 11, 1749, making it the oldest continuously chartered town in Virginia. Dumfries produced many Patriots of the American Revolution, and one of the most …

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Dumfries Charter Day

A free day of family fun commemorating the oldest-chartered town in Virginia! Opening ceremony to be held at the William Grayson Memorial Bandstand at 11:00 a. m. followed by a schedule of musical and dance performances. The Weems-Botts Museum will be free and open to the public and will feature costumed interpreters in living history vignettes. Come chat with Parson …

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