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The Defenders – Dedication

September 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

September 30th, 2018, 3:00-4:30 pm, Rockfish Valley Foundation, 1368 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford, VA 22958 – The Defenders dedication. The Defenders is the 8-foot tall 8-foot wide anti-pipeline sculpture created by Mark Schwenk and Cheryl Langlais of Berkeley Springs West Virginia.

Members of the public are cordially invited to the dedication of The Defenders sculpture being installed in Nelson County along Rt 151 next to the Rockfish Valley Foundation Natural History Center at 1368 Rockfish Valley Highway in Nellysford. This is the first of a series of 5 installations sites with public events along the proposed pipeline paths. The Installation Celebration will begin at 3:00 pm and last until 4:30 pm on Sunday September 30. Take your selfie with THE DEFENDERS and post on your face book page! And hashtag #TheDefenders!

The sponsors and several local dignitaries will also make remarks. Bring your children and enjoy Spruce Creek Park and its children’s nature trail along with the Natural History Center exhibits. Light refreshments.

Event sponsored by Climate Action Alliance of the Valley, Friends of Nelson, and Rockfish Valley Foundation.


September 30, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Rockfish Valley Foundation
1368 Rockfish Valley Highway
Nellysford, VA 22958 United States
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(434) 361-0271


Rockfish Valley Foundation
Friends of Nelson
Climate Action Alliance of the Valley


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