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Prepare for the Holidays and Support Mt. Zion FUBS!


The Historical Activities Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in DC is now taking purchase orders for their Holiday Fraser Fir Wreath Sale. Proceeds from wreath sales will help to financially support the Mount Zion and Female Union Band Society Cemeteries, Eagle Eye’s partner in the Headstones and History course.

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You may sponsor 14” wreaths to be placed at gravesites in the burial grounds to commemorate the cemeteries for the holidays (details of the wreath placement activity will be shared once they are confirmed).

Additionally, you may purchase 26” diameter wreaths (useful for exterior doors and entryways) and smaller 14” wreaths (for smaller doors, windows, and indoor decorating).

Wreaths purchased for personal use will be available for pick-up on Wednesday, December 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Dumbarton House. An alternate pick-up is scheduled Thursday, December 9 through Saturday, December 11, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., at the home of Betsy Nottingham in Washington, D.C.

All orders and payments must be received by Tuesday, November 9, 2021. To place your order, please send an email to dcdameswreaths@gmail.com and provide the following information:

·    Your Name

·    Your phone number

·    Your intended pickup location (The Dumbarton House Christmas Boutique, or home of Betsy Nottingham)

·    The number of wreaths you would like to sponsor for placement in the Mount Zion and Female Union Band Society Cemeteries (each 14” Sponsored Wreath $30)

·    The total number of 26” Wreaths ($45 each) and 14” Wreaths ($30) you wish to purchase and pick up for your own use 

Once your email order is received and processed an order confirmation will be generated and sent to you by email with the final amount due and instructions on how to pay by either PayPal or by personal check.

For phone orders or questions about the sale, please call Debbie Sams Sczudlo at 202-210-1144.

Thank you, Colonial Dames for providing this opportunity for our community to support the Mount Zion and Female Union Band Society Cemeteries!

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