Upcoming Events

Dear Compatriots of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR,

I just wanted to thank the Compatriots who participated in yesterday’s Revolutionary War Encampment at the Wood Memorial Library and Museum in South Windsor, Connecticut. Should have some photos posted this week.

Wayne Bickley – Putnam

George Crede – Putnam

Damien Cregeau – Wadsworth

Dan Dudley – Hale

Lee Gerlander – Putnam
Todd Gerlander – Putnam

Randy Gerlander – Putnam

Mike Juhase – Putnam

Bob Lasprogato – Sherman

Members may also wish to participate in the upcoming Lectures based around the exhibit:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009 – 7:30 PM

George C. Neumann, “How Washington Won an Unwinnable War”.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2009 – 7:30 PM

Paul F. Everett, “Birthing of the Stars and Stripes”.

Lectures are $10 each, or $15 for both. Call the Library for reservations at (860)289-1783.

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2009

Annual Massing of the Colors

First Congregational Church

250 Main St
Wethersfield, Connecticut

2:30 PM – Assembly of Societies and Colors 3:00 PM – Service

Probably want to arrive 1:30/2:00 PM

The Connecticut Line will carry in and post the CTSSAR Colors.

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2009

10th Annual Connecticut Veterans Day Parade Hartford, Connecticut

Assembly: 11:00 AM

Step-Off: 01:00 PM

Details: www.ctveteransdayparade.org

Plan to arrive early for parking.

I will post more information soon. I should be receiving the full set of instructions by the end of October.

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2009

State Meeting/Luncheon of the Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

Capt. Daniel Packer Inn

32
Water Street

Mystic, Connecticut

See the CTSSAR State Newsletter, “The Connecticut Line“, for Details and Meeting Announcements.

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2009

Lights & Song – Santa in the Schoolhouse Nathan Hale Schoolhouse New London, Connecticut

I am sure Stephen can use some Color Guard members to help out at this event.

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2009

Tree Lighting Ceremony

Gov. Jonathan Trumbull’s War Office

Lebanon, Connecticut

I am sure Stephen can use some Color Guard members to help out at this event.


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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2009
Boston Tea Party Reenactment

Old South Meeting House

Boston, Massachusetts

Reenactor Registration is now OPEN. Every reenactor/volunteer must pre-register. See previous e-mail on the Boston Tea Party for details.

Registration Closes October 23, 2009.

We will walk the Freedom Trail, visit Historic Sites, and have lunch at the Green Dragon Tavern, if we get accepted to attend.
We will know October 26th.

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Put your faith in God and keep your powder dry,
Todd L. Gerlander
Colonel Commanding

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