Recalling generals' birthdays

January 15, 1995

Historic birthday parties will take place Thursday through Saturday in Lexington, Va., to celebrate the birthdays of Robert E. Lee (Thursday) and Stonewall Jackson (Saturday).

Lexington contains homes, colleges, churches and the final resting places for both generals. Activities include a Founder's Day Convocation at Washington and Lee University Thursday; a birthday cake bake-off and party at Campbell House and a slide lecture Friday; free tours and birthday cake at the Stonewall Jackson House and a wreath-laying ceremony by cadets from Virginia Military Institute at his grave Saturday. Call (703) 463-3777.

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