SCV Camp 458 will be having a Confederate Memorial Day Service on Sunday, April 26th at 2:30pm. The event will take place at Riverview Cemetery in SW Portland. This month marks the 150th Anniversary of the end of the War of Northern Aggression. There will be several people coming to speak and a Rifle Salute. After the graveside service, we will convoy to DeNicola’s Italian Restaurant in SE Portland, for Dinner and continued talks and presentations. There are at least two new members who will be sworn in at the Dinner.
319 SW Taylors Ferry Road
Denicola’s Italian Restaurant
3520 SE Powell Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202
**We will be meeting next to Col Isaac W. Smith’s grave which is about 100 yards east of the main office. Just look for the Flags.**
2:30 pm Start:
-Invocation and Salute to the Confederate Flag
-A talk about the 150 anniversary of the end of the war.
-Presentation on Col. Isaac W Smith
(Convoy to dinner)
4:00 pm Dinner:
-Swearing in of new members
-Members and Guests will be able to briefly mention one of their Confederate Ancestors and some of his history
It may be a bit wet on Sunday, so dress accordingly. I look forward to seeing you there!
SCV Pacific NW Division