Citizens will gather in Woodstock at noon Jan. 18 at the Historic Courthouse to honor Peter Muhlenberg and the immortal sermon he delivered in Emmanuel Church on Jan. 21, 1776. The ceremony will be on the spot where 300 local residents assembled to march to war for American Independence.

The Rev. Larry W. Johnson will moderate the program accompanied by persons from local churches, the Col. James Wood II Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, the Narrow Passage Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Shenandoah Christian Alliance. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

For information, contact the Rev. Larry Johnson, 540.454.4129. Johnson is known for his presentations on Revolutionary War History. His web site is:


  • Occurred Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am EST


Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse

103 N. Main St.
Woodstock, VA