This is a past event.

Jasper Green Ceremony 

When: Sun., March 16, 4:30 p.m. 2014
Price: Free and open to the public.
A wreath-laying ceremony honoring Irish-Americans' contributions to the military, sponsored by the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, in memory of Sgt. William Jasper, a hero in the American Revolutionary War whose parents were from Ireland. He was killed at the Siege of Savannah in October 1779 while attempting to rescue the colors of his regiment. The Jasper Greens was a Savannah-based regiment formed in the 1840s that represented Georgia during the Spanish American War, and the U.S. Civil War. Held at the foot of the William Jasper Monument in Madison Squre.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

Roll over stars and click to rate.

Connect Today 08.18.2017

Popular Events

  • Savannah VOICE Festival: Studio Opera: Mozart's Le Nozze de Figaro (Concerts)

  • Book Release Party (Literary Events)

  • Crazy Chester (Live Music)

  • Hip-Hop Night: Emcee Game Night w/ DJ Precisa (Live Music)

  • Theatre: Jesus Christ Superstar (Theatre)

Copyright © 2017, Connect Savannah. All Rights Reserved.
Website powered by Foundation