On this day we celebrate our Declaration of Independence from Great Britain and our commitment to the founding of a new nation, under God, where all men are created equal. Our achievements are those that countries in this world, seek to achieve. So many have sacrificed, od all races and creed, in blood and treasure, … More Happy Independence Day!
After several months of searching for a project to coincide with our participation with the AMFS Show in Feb 2020 we’ve made a decision on a project. June 24th the Board of Directors announced approval for funding the preservation of 2 unique items at the South Carolina Relic Room and Museum. Both are pieces of … More APG’s Announces Newest Project.
Two weeks ago while working at Ft Leavenworth I was able to get away and visit Ft Scott KS about 92 miles to the south of Kansas City. My primary reason for the visit was to visit the grave of my great- great grandfather Henrich (Henry) Hartmann. Henry was born in Schupbach, Germany June 20, … More A Trip to Ft Scott Kansas.
We’ve added one more prize to the 1760 Fowler Raffle. The new prize is a limited edition, signed and numbered, 16×22 print, by Don Troiani, titled “The Minuteman 1775” number 709/750. For more info on the Fowler go to our blog at: https://artistpreservationgroup.com/blog/ For tickets got to:https://artistpreservationgroup.com/store/Raffle-Tickets-c34547189 Drawing will be held on Oct 13th 2019.
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.