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    241st Anniversary of the attack at the House in the Horseshoe

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    August 06, 2022
    101-499 Alston House Rd, Sanford, NC 27330, USA
    101-499 Alston House Rd, Sanford, NC 27330, USA

    The Sandhills SAR Chapter invites all to join us for a day of living history to honor the 241st Anniversary of the attack at The Alston House, or The House in the Horseshoe. Living history displays on 18th Century life as well as scheduled demonstrations will occur throughout the day.

    The Keynote Speaker for the SAR ceremony will be Chris Grimes, Senior Vice President NC Society, Sons of the American Revolution. In addition to his SAR duties, Chris is a Historical Interpreter, Mariner’s Museum, Newport News, VA and a Living Historian/Reenactor with a focus on 18th and 19th century medicine, navy and artillery.

    The event will be in person, on Saturday August 6th at 10:00 am.

    The site will have scheduled demonstrations during the day and tours of the Alston House. A reenactment of the battle will occur at 2:00 PM. There will be no events on Sunday.

    If you would like to present a wreath on site, that is very much appreciated and the opportunity is scheduled into the event planning.

    If you have any questions, please contact Mike Fusselbaugh at

    2022 House in the Horseshoe RSVP

    2022 House in the Horseshoe RSVP

Annual NCSSAR Events

See the map below for the locations of annual commemorations that occur throughout the state on or around their anniversary date.