Commemoration of Loudoun’s Revolutionary War History

The Sons of the American Revolution for Loudoun County, along with the Daughters of the American Revolution will be hosting a commemoration of Wayne’s Crossing on Saturday, June 3, at 11:00am at the Spirit of Loudoun Revolutionary War Memorial in Leesburg.

The event will commemorate General Anthony Wayne’s crossing of the Potomac with his brigade of 700 Pennsylvania troops at Noland’s Ferry. A historical marker recognizing the event is located at Lucketts Community Park.

Mayor Kelly Burk and the Leesburg Town Council have proclaimed the day as “Wayne’s Crossing Day” in Leesburg and Mayor Burk will speak at the event. We salute the Sons and Daughters of the Revolution for commemorating this important event in our local history.