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Treaty of Ghent Rose Dedication

  • Saturday, February 21, 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • [INDOORS] Chrysler Museum



Help commemorate the bicentennial of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent and 200 years of peace and friendship between the United States and Great Britain.  This ceremony will be held at the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk,  where a commemorative rose bush will be planted in honor of the original "Ghent Peace Roses" provided to the American and British delegates by the citizens of the Belgian city of Ghent in 1814. 

The dedication begins at 10 am.


We welcome you to contact us!  The Norfolk Historical Society maintains space at Historic Fort Norfolk (c. 1810).  We are also available via mail, e-mail, and social media.


Fort Norfolk
810 Front Street
Norfolk, VA 23510


Norfolk Historical Society
P.O. Box 6367
Norfolk, Virginia 23508-0367

(757) 754-2004


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