Judge David Campbell Chapter, NSDAR Visits Whitwell Elementary School

Monday, October 22, 2018

Whitwell Elementary School fourth graders learn about the causes of the American Revolution and flags from then to now when members of the Judge David Campbell Chapter, NSDAR visited the school. 

The chapter also donated a George Washington framed print to the school. 


Whitwell Elementary School fourth graders
Whitwell Elementary School fourth graders

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