You are invited to join the Westminster Chapter Sons of the American Revolution, rain or shine, to dedicate an SAR Patriot Grave marker to Col Joshua Gist at the Gist Family Cemetery in Westminster. The event will occur Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 1 PM. We are planning a dedication ceremony, a musket salute by the Maryland SAR Color Guard, and the playing of Taps.
Gist Family cemetery is located off of Hook Road, between Federal Ann Lane and Col Joshua Court.
Col Gist served in as First Major, Baltimore Co. Militia, Col. Thomas Gist's Upper Battalion, 4 FEB 1777 and in Col. Nicholson's Troop of Horse, 7 JUN 1781. During the Whiskey Rebellion, he commanded the 20th Maryland Regiment.