American Revolution Patriots Day Celebration in Muncie

Beech Grove Cemetery. Photo provided.Beech Grove Cemetery. Photo provided.

By Mary Avila—

MUNCIE, IN—Please join the members of the Paul Revere Chapter of DAR as we celebrate the past, present, and future significance of the American Revolution in our lives and in our community.

When: Thursday, April 13, 2023 1:30-3pm

Where: Historic Beech Grove Cemetery Chapel 1400 West Kilgore Ave, Muncie 47305 Parking along drive around building.

What: A program to honor Patriots Day, the anniversary of the first battles of the American Revolutionary War at Lexington and Concord, April 17, 1775


Charlotte Blair, Indiana’s coordinator of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution’s participation in “America 250!” will share plans for the nation’s upcomingcelebration of our country’s 250th birthday in 2026. Paul Revere Regent, Mary Avila, will lead a special wreath-laying service to honor American Revolution veterans buried in Delaware County and Beech Grove with assistance from the SAR Color Guard.

Invited guests include: DAR Chapters and members, SAR members, local veterans, JROTC students, local history groups, and interested community members.