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The Coleraine Historical Society meets the third Wednesday of each month
6:30pm Meet and Greet with light refreshments
7:00 – 8:00pm Speaker/Program
Public welcome to attend monthly program
8:00 – 8:30pm Membership Meeting
JUNE 19, 2019 Marlene Vastine - Speaker
The origins of Civil Air Patrol date to 1936, when Gill Robb Wilson, World War I aviator and New Jersey director of aeronautics, returned from Germany convinced of impending war. Wilson envisioned mobilizing America’s civilian aviators for national defense, an idea shared by others.
World War II and
In January 1942, German submarines began attacking merchant vessels along the East Coast. With the military unable to respond in force, CAP established coastal patrol flights to deter, report and prevent enemy operations.
Post-World War II, CAP focused its efforts on three core missions – Cadet Program, Emergency Services and Aerospace Education.
The latter half of the Cold War witnessed the further expansion of CAP roles and capabilities. In 1979, CAP began flying Military Training Route surveys for the Strategic Air Command and the Tactical Air Command. A 1985 agreement with the U.S. Customs Service saw CAP conducting counterdrug reconnaissance missions for law enforcement.
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, ushered CAP into a new era of homeland defense. With increased federal funding and creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, CAP received new technologies for its emergency services, including hyperspectral imaging, improved airborne communication, forward-looking infrared systems, GPS-equipped glass cockpit avionics and geospatial information interoperability.
JULY 17, 2019 Patsy Johnson Gaines
will portray "Anna Tuthill Symmes"
Martha Washington. Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell. Caroline Scott Harrison. Those are just a few of the 24 women Patsy Johnson Gaines plays as a historical re-enactor. Since the early 1980s, she has performed as many as 160 times a year in front of audiences ranging from schoolchildren to retirement home residents.
For CHS, she will portray “Anna Tuthill Symmes”
Anna Tuthill of Long Island was married at age
19 to John Cleves Symmes, also of Long Island. The family moved from Long Island to the Flatbrook area near Walpack Center in 1762, where John Symmes established a saw mill. Anna died at age 35
years, several months after giving birth to her second child, Anna.
John Cleves Symmes was a member of the Continental Congress of 1776, and he along with his third wife, moved to Ohio in 1788. Their daughter Anna Symmes married William Henry Harrison (who became the 9th President of the U.S.)
AUGUST 21, 2019
What: Annual Indoor Picnic
When: Wednesday, August 21, 2019 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Where: Northwest Community Church
Who: Members, their Families and invited guests
By August 15th, please RSVP to email: email@example.com
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019 Shane Meeker
“A History of Procter & Gamble”
P&G WAS FOUNDED IN 1837 BY TWO MEN WHO MET BY CHANCE.
William Procter, emigrating from England, established himself as a candle maker in Cincinnati, which was a busy center of commerce and industry in the early nineteenth century. And James Gamble, arriving from Ireland, apprenticed himself to a soap maker. The two might never have met had they not married sisters Olivia and Elizabeth Norris, whose father convinced his new sons-in-law to become business partners.
As a result, in 1837, a bold new enterprise was born: Procter & Gamble.
DECEMBER 4, 2019 ***First Wednesday of December
Annual Society Holiday Party
Please email RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
by Fri. Nov 29