I recently received a mailing from the Ticonderoga Association notifying us of a drive they started to raise funds for a new museum. The Association has one of the largest collections of Revolutionary War artifacts in the world. To display the collection, they are planning to build a 35,000 square-foot museum. At present we’ve joined … More APG Joins Ft Ticonderoga Association.
We’re adding 3 more prizes to the list in the Matt Springer Raffle. They are: Book by D. Scott Hartwig “To Antietam Creek. The Maryland Campaign of September 1862″ 793 pages. Courtesy of our friend and member Scott Hartwig. 1/9th scale bust of Jean Bart French Corsair (1691-1696) by Model Cellar. Courtesy of Model Cellar. … More More Prizes Added
I am happy to announce that board of directors has voted in favor of adopting a new project for 2019. We will be funding the restoration of a Flintlock Fowler (musket) carried by a New Hampshire Militiaman during the operations around Fort Ticonderoga 1776-1777. The Fowler is in the possession of the Sons of the … More APG Commits to New 2019 Project
Due to the vacancy created by Bob Stein, opting not to stand again for a position on the APG board, we set out to find a replacement. After accepting nominations, the board, according to our by-laws, voted unanimously to approve Mark Sprayberry as our newest board member. Mark Sprayberry, is a retired Army helicopter mechanic/flight … More Welcome New Board Member, Mark Sprayberry.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 APG Membership Raffle. I’ll start mailing the prizes next week. If your name is listed here please email me at USMCMKS@aol.com and provide your mailing address to ensure we have it correct. As always, thanks to our new and old members for your support and to those … More And the Winners Are…
From the Chairman of the Board Jon Harbuck. “The APG Board has a current vacancy and is looking to fill the at-large position for a three-year term beginning immediately. In accordance with our Bylaws, we are giving formal notice of this opening to the entire membership. Anyone interested in being considered for this position should … More APG Board Opening Announcement.
It’s been few days since my return from the show in Atlanta last week. I’m finally getting my head wrapped around all that happened. First, I was able to attend the Fernando Ruiz painting class held Wed-Fri. It was time well spent. Not only is he a very talented artist but quite a character as … More Thanks!
During the process of researching the Battle of Hanging Rock for our donation, a friend and co worker, Brooks Lyles,made me aware of a member of the SAR Chapter he belonged to, that was related to a man that actually fought there. Brooks, of Leavenworth, KS, member of the Kansas SAR and APG put me … More Hanging Rock. Making a Connection.
Yesterday, January, 22, 2019, the APG Board of Directors voted to donate over $11,000 to the American Battlefield Trust for the purchase of 2.4 acres of core battlefield property at Hang Rock, SC. Total cost for the acreage was $16,561. The ABT already had a commitment of $5000 in matching funds. Our donation completed the … More APG Commits to Preserve a Portion of Hanging Rock S.C. Battlefield.
I have 2 more additions to our list of prizes for the Membership Raffle. They are: From the Last Cavalry Young Miniatures – German Waffen SS Officer, 1944 … More More Prizes Added