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Carrithers-1700's Cumberland Co., PA
Posted by: Donna Cuillard (ID *****7743) Date: August 11, 2002 at 10:34:33
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Announcing:
"Mother Cumberland-A Harvest of Memories: Reunion 2003"
Date: July 18, 19, 20, 2003
For: Anyone with an ancestor of any surname who lived in Cumberland County during the 1700's. All welcome! This includes any and all counties who trace their parentage to Cumberland County - including Indiana, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Bedford, etc., etc.
Activities include:
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Friday July 18, 2003: Genealogy seminar with speakers from the PA State Archives, PA State Gen. Soc., and various other societies and libraries.
Dinner and historical program.
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Saturday July 19, 2003:
Frontier Settlement which includes Revolutionary War Military Encampment; Ranger Encampment ( French & Indian Wars), plus colonial skills such as blacksmithing, weaving & spinning, candle & soapmaking, map making, woodworking, basketweaving, cooking and medical skills of the period. All activities are hand's-on and will be available all day on Saturday. We will learn everything about the lives and times of our 1700's Pennsylvania ancestors.
Dinner program and colonial campfire program.
Fife & drum and bagpipers will join with us as well as several colonial "friends".
Sunday July 20, 2003: local church services and memorial services where your ancestors are buried.
Lots of genealogy & history, surname exchange and lots of activities for the children including covered wagon rides, pony rides, Revolutionary Crafts and skills, etc.
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Molecular Genealogy (DNA) testing available on Saturday for those age 18 and older who wish to participate. Requires a 4-generation pedigree chart beginning with yourself.
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SURNAME REGISTRY in progress:
If you are intersted in being included in the registry, please send your
surnames and your name, phone #, mailing address & e-mail address to:
treeseek@zoominternet.net (Jocelyn Wilms)
Please put the words: "Cumberland County Reunion 2003" in your subject line.
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For Reunion details - Contact: Donna Cuillard at: dcuillard@aol.com
So... hitch up the team, load up the wagon and head on home to Mother Cumberland.


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