February 2015 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday Feb 23 2015
Old Northampton Town Hall
851 West Bath Road
Cuyahoga Falls OH
Doors open 5:30 for social time and business meeting. Program to start at 6:30
Refreshments Provided All Are Welcome
There will be a short business meeting before the presentation. Hopefully, we’ll have more information about our attempts to preserve the Keyser Farm House.

The Sultana Disaster will be explored in a video
presentation of a program given by author Gene Eric
Salecker. The disaster occurred on the Mississippi River at
the close of the American Civil War. Mr. Salecker will present the known facts and probable details in this well researched program. There is monument in the Cuyahoga Falls Oakwood Cemetery to those from the area who were lost in the event.

Gene Eric Salecker is the author of the book Disaster on
the Mississippi: the Sultana Explosion. He has appeared on
the History Channel and PBS.

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