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"To Preserve Our Heritage"


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 1744.

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 consisting of

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 membership chairman.

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.  Motion carried.

 

Respectfully submitted,
 Jean Boynton, Secretary

 

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THE MISSION OF THE EAST GRANBY HISTORICAL SOCIETY


 The mission of the East Granby Historical Society shall be the
preservation and promotion of East Granby heritage. To that end the
Society will undertake, foster and support efforts that protect and
preserve material culture, from documents and personal effects to
buildings and landmarks, representative of East Granby history or its
people. Further, the Society will sponsor programs and events that
facilitate historic awareness of the towns unique historic character,
resources and people.

 

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Year President      . Vice President  Treasurer    Secretary
1976
1977
1978

1979

1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
Alan Viets
Terry Scribner
Charles Hunderlach
Richard Rumohr
Amy Hunderlach
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr
Tom Howard
Tom Howard 
Nancy Moody 
Nancy Moody
Kathy Yeaton
Kathy Yeaton
Eileen Hemond
Harold Holly
Harold Holly
Harold Holly
Harold Holly
John McIsaac
John McIsaac
John McIsaac 
Edward Phillips
Tom Howard 
Tom Howard
Tom Howard
Tom Howard
Terry Scribner
Charles Hunderlach
Richard Rumohr
Amy Hunderlach
Richard Rumohr 
Tom Howard
Tom Howard 
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody 
Judith Castelli 
Ruth Westervelt 
Ruth Westervelt
Eileen Hemond
Ann Cronan
Ann Cronan 
Ann Cronan
Ann Cronan 
Ann Cronan 
Ann Cronan
Ann Cronan
Ann Cronan 
Ann Cronan
Les Boynton
Les Boynton
Les Boynton
Les Boynton

 
Evelyn Samsel
Esther Fryer
Esther Fryer
George Cornelius
George Cornelius
Anna Lomnitzer
Anna Lomnitzer
Anna Lomnitzer 
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr 
Richard Rumohr 
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr
Richard Rumohr
William Westervelt
William Westervelt
William Westervelt 
William Westervelt 
William Westervelt 
William Westervelt
Jean Boynton
Jean Boynton
Bonney Prout
Phyllis Drysdale
Joanne Cornelius
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Sandy Poirier
Elaine Winsor
Cynthia Utt er
Cynthia Utter
Cynthia Utter
Cynthia Utter
Nancy Mood y
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Nancy Moody
Betty Ann Hayden
Betty Ann Hayden

 

 

 

     

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