A Virginia Veterans Day

Veterans Day is special for many reasons. It is a time to pause and remember, to say thank you and to ponder the meaning of serving our country. And right around Alpine Hideaway, it’s an especially big deal.

Consider spending your Veterans Day in Staunton or Lexington enjoying these unique activities, and then returning to one of our cozy cottages at nightfall.

Staunton – Nov 11 – Veterans Day Program at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum – A dramatic reading of President Wilson’s Armistice Day address to Congress, as well as a keynote address by Dr. Edward Lengel, author of To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne 1918 and noted University of Virginia military historian, are highlights of this Veterans Day event at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum. Veterans and their families will receive free admission the Library and Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.!

Lexington George C. Marshall Museum is a living memorial honoring General George Catlett Marshall, adjacent to the Virginia Military Institute, Marshall’s alma mater.
Lexington Lee Chapel at Washington & Lee University was built in 1867 during Lee’s term as President of Washington College. His tomb and the famous recumbent statue of Lee by Edward V. Valentine are also here.
Lexington Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery is the site of the Stonewall Jackson grave.

Your Hosts,
Bill and Eileen Hoernlein

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