October 2016 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday October 24 2016

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.

Our own Dave Brown, President, will tell us about his trip to Northampton, MA. Simeon Prior, the first settler in our own Northampton came from there and hence the name of the township. Join us as Dave recounts some of his discoveries and shares his insights.

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Upcoming Meetings and Programs
Nov- There is no program for this month. This is our annual business meeting and we have a full agenda!
Dec- No meeting

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com
or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook
and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

September 2016 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday September 26 2016

Please note location!
Keyser Barn at Keyser Farm Park
851 West Bath Road
Cuyahoga Falls OH

Doors open 4:00 for social time and tour of the barn. A business meeting will follow. Since the park closes at dusk, which will be a little after 7:00, the program will start at 6:00 Refreshments Provided
All Are Welcome

Ted Dudre will return as General Alvin C. Voris
General Alvin Coe Voris was the highest ranking officer to come out of Summit County during the Civil War. One of his first post-war acts was giving a speech at the dedication of the Civil War monument in Cuyahoga Falls on Oct. 26, 1866.

A retired Plain Local Schools science teacher, Dudra is spending his time with numerous historical organizations. He reenacts for four different wars: the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War and World War II. He’s an active with Company G, 29th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Historical Association (Civil War) and Fort Laurens in Bolivar, Ohio (Revolutionary War).

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Upcoming Meetings and Programs
Oct – David Brown, our President, will share with us his trip to Northampton, MA
Nov- There is no program for this month. This is our annual business meeting and we have a full agenda!

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com
or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook
and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

June 2016 Outing

The NHS will continue with its June outing visit to another historical society museum.
The visit will be at the: Portage County Historical Society museum located at, 6549 North Chestnut Street in Ravenna Ohio, on Monday, June 27, 2016, Members should meet at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library parking lot – AT 10:00AM,
We are scheduled to meet at the museum around 10:30 – 10:45AM. We will have lunch at a nearby restaurant.
Dreama, always enjoyed these outings – she will be missed. Members may drive to the location.

May 2016 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday May 23 2016

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.

Dave Allison, President, Lafayette Chapter Sons of the American Revolution will present 1775 Boston: Sons of Liberty and British Soldiers Behaving Badly. These events involved his relative, Dr. Joseph Warren, a key figure of the time.

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Upcoming Meetings and Programs
June – Field Trip – Portage County Historical Society and a lunch at a local eatery.

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com
or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook
and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

April 2016 Meeting

Late again

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.

Historical Privy Salvage and Urban Archeology will enlighten us on the topic of glass bottles and the historic glass industry. If you would like his opinion on an old bottle, bring it to the meeting. (Please, bottles only)

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Upcoming Meetings and Programs

May – 1775 Boston: Sons of Liberty and British Behaving Badly
June – Our annual outing TBA

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com
or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook
and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

March 2016 Meeting

Late posting this

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday March 28 2016

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.

Denny Reiser will present Four Days in April: Lee’s Surrender, It is the story of the anguish, and respect given during the event that effectively ended the Confederate States of America, and the American Civil War.
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Upcoming Meetings and Programs
April – Historical Privy Salvage and glass bottles.
May – 1775 Boston: Sons of Liberty and British Behaving Badly

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com
or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook
and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

January 2016 Meeting

Last minute notice, we’ve had ‘puter trouble.

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday January 25 2016

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.

Come meet our new affiliate the Cuyahoga Valley Terminal Model Railroad Club. Bruce Ferry will talk about the club, its history and vision for the future. A video and slide show will tell more than words!

We will hand them the keys to the new model train room!

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Upcoming Meetings and Programs

Feb Meeting: We have rescheduled Ted Dudre for his presentation on Fort Laurens, the only Revolutionary War fort in Ohio.

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com
and Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

November 2015 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday November 16 2015
Note! meeting will be on the 3rd Mon

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.
Remember- this is our official annual business meeting.

Ted Dudre from the Friends of Fort Laurens will give a presentation about the history of the fort and dreams for the future of the site.

Ted is a retired 35 year science teacher at Plain Local schools in Canton.  He also taught at Home school cooperative for four years after that.

He lives in the City of Green where he is the vice president of the Green Historical Society.  They have just saved the only two room schoolhouse in the area and have several projects being planned to save Green history.

Ted re-enacts 4 time eras and considers himself a genealogist and amateur historian.   He is also involved with Plain Local Historical Society, Summit county Historical Society and Ohio Historical Connection.

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Upcoming Meetings and Programs

No Meeting in December

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com     and Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

October 2015 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday October 26 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.

Peggy Cartwright from Summit County Beekeepers Association
will present a program on Bees, Honey, and Pollinators. Peggy is a former Northamponite and has been a beekeeper for 31/2 years and a certified Summit County Master Gardener for 14yrs. She also holds a specialization in native pollinators from OSU Extension.
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Upcoming Meetings and Programs
November 16 2015: Note! meeting will be on the 3rd Mon Ted Dudre from the Friends of Fort Laurens will give a presentation about the history of the fort and dreams for the future of the site.

No Meeting in December