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Veteran Health Symposium - Finding a Place of Peace

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Historic Pohick Church

9301 Richmond Highway

Lorton, VA 22079

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The Friends of General Brown, MD are pleased to invite you to "A Veterans Day Celebration at Historic Pohick Church."

Revolutionary War Physician General William Brown, MD served under General Washington and was in charge of hospitals between the Hudson and Potomac Rivers. He was a visionary in terms of providing standardized care to the troops.

At 9 AM the Veterans Day Keynote Address entited, "Life after Military Combat: Finding a Place of Peace" will be delivered by Professor David Hufford, PhD of the Penn State College of Medicine. He has conducted extensive research on the effects of trauma on emotional health. There are now free tickets available for this event and no need to pay a fee. Please register so we can plan accordingly.

Other scheduled events (each requires a separarte individiual registration) include:

At 10:15 AM there will also be a Period Appropriate Colonial Prayer Service in Historic Pohick Church with organ prelude and postlude. There is no charge for this event.


At 11:00 AM the Veterans Day Dedication Ceremony to honor General Brown, MD will centerpiece for the day. In collaboration with the State of Virginia Department of Historic Resources, we will unveil and dedicate a Virginia historical highway marker in honor of General Brown, MD. The US Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps plans to attend. There is no charge for this event.


At 11:30 AM The Veterans Day Reception to honor Physician General William Brown, MD will take place following the historical marker dedication. Here you will have a chance to meet our guests, enjoy classical music by the Apollo Quartet, take in an art show focused on the art and science of relationships, and close out the events by tapping your feet to contemporary music by Ken Smith and the General Brown Band. Docent tours will also be available. There are now free tickets available for this event and no need to pay a fee. Please register so we can plan accordingly.



For assistance in obtaining tickets or for more information contact:

Alison Gatewood Porter, MBA

Friends of General Brown, MD

Alison@ConoverSystems.org

(702) 728 9600


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Historic Pohick Church

9301 Richmond Highway

Lorton, VA 22079

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No Refunds

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