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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

September 2015 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday Sept 28 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.

We’re pulling out the stuff! Here is a chance to see some of the artifacts that we have in storage. We are going to bring a sampling of what is in various storage locations that hasn’t seen the light of day in a long time.

August 2015 Meeting

Everyone is invited to our Annual Indoor Picnic August 24 2015 at the Old Town Hall at 5:30. Bring your favorite food dish and dinnerware. Beverages/cookies provided.

We will have an update on the Keyser House and the revised Bylaws, etc.

And what would our Indoor Picnic be without BINGO? Short, friendly games with a small prize for the winner.

May 2015 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday May 18 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.

Our program will be one of Summit County Historical Society’s popular Remember When series Grandma’s Attic/Grandpa’s Garage©.
Suitcases brimming with tools, clothing, sporting equipment, and miscellaneous treasures are sure to spark fond memories of yesteryear as we explore the nooks and crannies of Grandma’s Attic and Grandpa’s garage.
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Upcoming Meetings and Programs

June – This is the month of our annual outing to a museum or historic site. This is a daytime event. We will visit the Norton Historical Society

July – Picnic time

Visit Us At:  <http://www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com/>
and Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

April 2015 Meeting

Our next meeting will be Monday April 27 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.

Ralph Pfingsten of the Northern Ohio Railway Museum will present a program on “The Ravenna Arsenal”. Most of us have heard of it, some of us have been to it or driven past it. Ralph will give us the whole story. He will also present some information about the wonderful trolley and interurban operating museum that is in our back yard.
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Upcoming Meetings and Programs

May – Summit County Historical Society’s “Grandma’s Attic,/Grandpa’s Garage”

June – This is the month of our annual outing to museum or historic site. This is a daytime event. Details to be announced.

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

March 2015 Meeting

Hello everyone.
For our March 23rd meeting John Burke will present his popular program on Woodland Indians. John is a well known Living History speaker who really brings the subject to life. This one is well suited for the kids, young and old.

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.

Old Northampton Town Hall
851 West Bath Road
Cuyahoga Falls OH

 

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.