Charles Broadway Rouss Day

Charles Broadway Rouss Day will be celebrated this year on February 13. In the case of inclement weather, the events will be rescheduled for February 20.

Events include:

  • 11:00am– Rouss City Hall, 15 N. Cameron St, 4th floor Exhibit Hall (former City Hall Auditorium), “Illustrated History of Rouss City Hall” presentation by Tim Youmans
  • Noon – Guided tour of Rouss City Hall (begin at Rouss Statue in the Main Foyer)
  • 12:50pm– Lunch downtown (on your own)- Ask for restaurants featuring Rouss Day specials.
  • 1:00pm-3:00pm– Charley Rouss Fire Company, 3 S. Braddock St, Open House, including view of upper floor where annual Rouss banquets were held
  • 3:00pm– Mt Hebron Cemetery Chapel (in the Gatehouse), 305 E. Boscawen St- Brief Q&A about the Rouss’ contribution to the Cemetery by Will Johnston
  • 3:30pm– Rouss Family Mausoleum open for viewing, Mt Hebron Cemetery, 305 E. Boscawen St- Mayor Minor and reps from Mt Hebron, Rouss Fire Company, WMC, and WFCHS invited for Wreath Laying
  • Also consider . . .

  • 10am-5pm– The Handley Library, 100 W. Piccadilly St- View Rouss items on display in Handley Archives show case (Exhibit runs during normal business hours Feb. 8th-19th).
  • Anytime– View Rouss Spring behind the Winchester-Frederick County Visitor Center at 1400 S. Pleasant Valley Rd. (Visitor Center is open 9am-5pm)
  • Click here for more information on the life and contributions of Rouss to Winchester.