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A longtime volunteer at Historic Halifax was honored posthumously Sunday.

Hank Brown Jr., who served as a guide at the site and was a member of 6th North Carolina Regiment of the Continental Line reenactors group, was remembered by the group and the Halifax Resolves Chapter of the North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution.

Brown, who was 69, died June 7 at UNC Nash General Hospital.

“I definitely learned a lot from him,” said Frank McMahon, an interpreter at the site. “He was helpful to me as a resource for the programming.”

McMahon said Brown had been a volunteer at the historic site for 29 years and served as one of the living history reenactors.

“He did the tours,” said Ken Wilson, president of the Resolves chapter. “He was instrumental in taking folks around to the different attractions.”

Wilson said friends, family and members of the 6th gathered at the Tap Room in Historic Halifax to share stories about Brown “and to honor his work to preserve the history of the founding of this nation.”

Wilson and NCSSAR Senior Vice President Chris Grimes presented Brown’s wife, Doris, with the posthumous SAR Bronze Good Citizenship Medal, a medal that recognizes notable services on behalf of those carrying forward American principles.

Following the medal presentation members of the 6th performed a musket volley and then a cannon volley was fired by Grimes, who is also the Albemarle Chapter chaplain.