A peaceful and blessed Memorial Day to all. And let us NEVER forget.
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
* Help preserve a significant artifact, a musket owned by the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) and documented to have been carried by Pvt. Beriah Murray, NH Militia, 1777. * Tickets $5, 3 for $12, or 6 for $20 and can be purchased on line at … More 2019 APG Raffle benefitting our next project:Restoration of a vintage “Fowler” from the American War of Independence
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.