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POMFRET — June 16 the Captain Noah Grant and Sarah Williams Danielson Chapters of the Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution (CTDAR) will host a ceremony honoring Revolutionary War Patriot Albemarle Stone of Pomfret by installing a DAR Marker at his grave in the Bruce Cemetery on River Road.
The ceremony will feature a presentation of colors by members of the CTSSAR (Connecticut Society Sons of the American Revolution) dressed in Revolutionary War period uniforms including muskets, a history of Pomfret’s contributions to the Revolutionary War by Pomfret Town Historian Walter Hinchman, and remarks by CTDAR State Regent Alice E. Ridgway and CTSSAR State President Damien Cregeau.
A family descendant and DAR member, Candy Stone-Gagne, will present the biography of her ancestor.  The public is invited to see this colorful and dignified tribute to one of America’s first veterans. Several other descendants will also be in attendance.
A reception will be held at the Old Town House, 11 Town House Drive, after the ceremony.
Albemarle’s Revolutionary War Sword will be displayed at the reception. Please RSVP to Candy Stone-Gagne at 860-202-8960 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
The Bruce Cemetery is on River Road near the Pomfret Rod & Gun Club. Follow the signs from Mill Rd and Wrights Crossing Rd off Rt. 101 in Pomfret.