Over the summer, the Varnum Continentals Historic Marching Unit participated in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)/Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Flag Day Observation at the Dunes Club in Narragansett. Later in the summer, Joanne Breslin (COL, Commander), David Trimmer (CAPT), John Greene (PVT), and Larry Mc Donald (LTC) presented the colors at […]
Statues in the Rhode Island State House honor various branches of the U.S. Military service. Each statue (purchased by the State in 1945) was meant to be flanked by a U.S. flag and a flag representing that branch of the military. Three of these flags were missing for many years; the Rhode Island Historic Military […]
We got some great images of the Varnum Continentals Historic Marching Militia from the East Greenwich Summer’s End Concert on Sept. 3, 2016. It was a great show and we had a great time participating in this community event.
The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Newport kicked off the start of the 2016 season for the Varnum Continentals Marching Militia. The streets were packed, the crowds lively, and the participating Historic RI Military Commands were out in force and looking sharp. Afterwards, the Newport Artillery Company Armory was open for refreshments and a look […]