Rouss Day, May 21

Rouss Day returns on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Join in the celebration of one of Winchester’s most generous benefactors with a day full of activities.

Saturday, May 21st (rain or shine)
11:30am-2:30pm Lunch downtown (on your own)- Ask for restaurants featuring Rouss Day specials.

1:00pm-1:45pm Rouss City Hall, 15 N. Cameron St, 4th floor Exhibit Hall (former City Hall Auditorium), “25th Anniversary of Rouss City Hall Restoration” presentation by Tim Youmans. Brief guided tour of restored portions of Rouss City Hall to follow.

2:00pm-3:00pm Charley Rouss Fire Company, 3 S. Braddock St, Open House, including viewing of ‘Old Jake’ weathervane. (Includes Rededication & Fire Hall Band Music, light refreshments)

3:30pm-4:15pm 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).

9am-5pm Rouss Spring behind the Winchester-Frederick County Visitor Center at 1400 S. Pleasant Valley Rd. (Visitor Center is open 9am-5pm)

Read about Charles Broadway Rouss and his contributions to Winchester at the Winchester City website.

See images of the Old Jake Replica being installed at The Winchester Star.

2 thoughts on “Rouss Day, May 21”

  1. Congratulations with your Rouss day.
    I’m in Toronto Canada now,
    but born in the Netherlands

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