Minutes From The Initial Meeting of the Historical Society
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ May 23, 1976 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
At a colonial tea on Sunday, May 23, 1976, held at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. Winthrop Wilson on Holcomb Road in East
Granby, the East Granby Historical Society was established.
Refreshments of May Wine, Lordship Tea, lemon
coriander bread, maple raisin bran bread,
tuna spread with herbs, cheese and shrimp spread, eggplant
caviar on crackers, filled cream puffs, rose geranium tea cakes
with Johnny Jump-ups and violets were enjoyed while guests
toured the early homestead of Ezekiel Phelps which was built in
Mr. Peter Revill, vice-president of the
Connecticut League of Historical Societies was the guest
speaker. He was introduced by Mrs. Amy Hunderlach.
Mrs. Hunderlach presented a slate of officers
President - Alan Viets
Vice-President - Terry Scribner
Treasurer - Evelyn Samsel
Secretary - Jean Boynton
And a board of directors consisting of Donald
Holtman, Bertlen F. Turner, Rudolopho Verrilli, Richard
Rumohr and Charles Hunderlach.
A motion was made and seconded to accept the
slate of officers and board of directors that were presented.
Motion was carried. Amy Hunderlach will be the
Types of membership and dues were presented:
Active - Single $5.00
Active - Joint $7.00
Joint - Sustaining $10.00
Life - (one payment) $70.00
A motion was made and seconded to accept
these types of memberships. Motion carried.
An acceptance speech was made by the new
president, Alan Viets. On June 7th, 7:30PM. at the town
hall a meeting of the executive board and board of directors
will be held. By-laws will be drawn-up at this
meeting. Future tentative plans will also be discussed.
No further business was discussed and a
motion was made and seconded to adjourn the meeting.
Jean Boynton, Secretary