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.
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.