Jacob Smith Day

Organized by Descendants of Jacob Smith; co-sponsored by
Ft. Harrison Chapter SAR, Massanutton Chapter NSDAR and
Shenandoah River Chapter NSDAR

Jacob Smith Day events were made possible by the efforts of many, many descendants, individuals and organizations who joined together to honor a true American patriot. Thanks to all who played a part in the celebration of Jacob Smith’s life and his contributions to America’s freedom.

Special Recognition and Heartfelt Thanks to:

Town of Elkton for declaring June 19th, 2010 "Jacob Smith Day"

Page County Board of Supervisors for declaring June 19th, 2010 "Jacob Smith Day"

Town of Shenandoah for declaring June 19th, 2010 "Jacob Smith Day"

Robert B. Andrews, Commander, and the Virginia State Society Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard

John Beery, President, Campbell Copy Center (Harrisonburg), for his extraordinarily generous donation of banners and programs

Costco Wholesale for providing a gift card

Forever Blossoms and Jamie Abbott for donating roses and flowers

Heart Strings:  Jason Smith (Bass Guitar), Joe McAlister (Rhythm Guitar), Ronnie Haney (Fiddle), Murdock Conley (Lead Guitar), Steve Meadows (Mandolin); Elston Eppard (Banjo)

Donna Logan for sharing her talent as a bagpiper

Timmy May for working his magic with the sound system and patriotic music

Jimmy Miller, JEM Stone, for his gift of artistry in crafting Jacob’s and Winna’s tombstones and repairing others in need in the cemetery

Nancy's Party Things and Grace Floral (Elkton) for a donation and store discount

Potomac Hundred Chapter, NSDAR (Maryland) for hundreds of small American flags

Jacob Smith Day signs posted by Big Gem Park (Shenandoah), Elkton Ruritans, Junior Order (Elkton) (& their loan of chairs), Mama Mia Restaurant (Shenandoah), Shenandoah Pharmacy, and Shenandoah VFD

Shenandoah Garden Spot for flowers for the reception

St. Peter Lutheran Church and its congregation for graciously opening their doors

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 8613 (Avis O. Comer Post) for placing flags at the tombstones of all Jollett Cemetery veterans

Mike Walsh, Leader, and the Beaver Creek Longknives

Robert Wollenberg for performing Taps

Extra Special Thanks to:

Hugh Hutchens (Chairman, Revolutionary War Graves Committee, Ft. Harrison Chapter, SAR) the inspiration behind honoring Jacob Smith, for his unflagging devotion to the success of Jacob Smith events. Descendants are forever grateful.