Surprise visitor joins Yankee Point celebration

“George Washington” made a surprise visit to the Yankee Point Racing and Cruising Club’s annual Fourth of July Celebration.

The event, hosted by the club’s board of trustees under the direction of rear commodore Nancy Hamm, was held at the YPRCC Clubhouse, 734 Oak Hill Road, Lancaster.

Washington was introduced by past commodore John Henley who later admitted that technically, retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Myron “Mike” E. Lyman, Sr., wasn’t really portraying the country’s first president, but could more accurately be described as a “Revolutionary Man.”

Henley noted that Lyman who has been a resident of White Stone for the last 16 years, had served in the Infantry for 25 years with tours in Korea, Germany and Vietnam. Lyman also is a member of several lineage societies and has been especially active in the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution…

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