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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.

January 2015 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday Jan 26 2015 6:30 p.m.

Old Northampton Town Hall
851 West Bath Road
Cuyahoga Falls OH

Doors open 5:30 for social time. Refreshments Provided All Are Welcome

Join us as Theresa Chmielewski expounds on “Essential Oils: Medicine of the Bible That Still Works Today” This traditional approach to health is used by cultures throughout the world. “Old as the hills” they say, yet applicable to today’s ailments. You will have a chance to try a limited number of these.

Snow date February 23

There will be a short business meeting before the presentation. Hopefully, we’ll have more information about our attempts to preserve the Keyser House.

November 2014 Meeting

The Nov. meeting has been moved up due to Thanksgiving weekend. The meeting will be on November 17, 2014, at the Old Townhall,Business meeting at 6:30pm, program at 7:00-7:30pm.

The program will be exciting!. The “Cedar Valley Clogger” from Wooster, Ohio will preform a lively & educational dance program. The program was arranged by Ken Starcher, member. Chryse Brown wil provide refreshments.

PLEASE! attend the monthly meetings and hear updates regarding the Keyser Farmhouse Historic Rehab; Project. Saving our local history for future generations to enjoy is the responsibility of this organization and its members.

Get involved and be proud to give a unique gift to the next generation.

Sincerely;
David Broen,
Vice President, NHS.

October 2014 Meeting

For our October meeting we’re returning to our previous Monday evening schedule.

On Oct. 27, 2014 at 6:30 P.M.  Michael Kovacevich will present his newest program:  Hannibal Hamlin, Abraham Lincoln’s First Vice President & Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy under President Abraham Lincoln and President Andrew Johnson

Mr.  Kovacevich is a local, well known authority on the American Civil War. This will be a new presentation.

We will meet at 5:30 P.M. for social time and a brief business meeting, Program to begin at 6:30 P.M. It will run about an hour.

Mr.  Kovacevich will also have available for purchase:

Paperback book: HANNIBAL HAMLIN (62 pages)
Paper: GIDEON WELLES (50 pages)
Published Article: ANDREW JOHNSON (7 Pages)

Bring a friend, neighbor, grandchildren all are welcome.

Our dues are  $5 q person and $10 for family.

Refreshments, homemade cookies by Chryse Brown and there will be other snacks. Also there will be super cool door prizes available.

September 2014 Meeting

Hi, hope you all had a great summer. Now it’s time to get going again. This will be our last Tuesday night meeting for awhile. Starting in October we’ll resume our previous Monday night schedule.

On Sept 23rd Sharon Meyers will present the History of the National Anthem. This is a new presentation and a subject that isn’t talked about very much, so it should be fun. If you would like to give us your rendition of it, the stage is yours.

Bring a friend, neighbor, grandchildren all are welcome.

Our dues are  $5 q person and $10 for family.

Refreshments, homemade cookies by Chryse Brown and there will be other snacks. Also there will be super cool door prizes available.