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
The “Monmouth Flag” One of two projects at the museum funded by the APG. 2018 Tour of the Museum of the American Revolution (above) As in past years we are conducting our annual Membership Drive. As in the past we will also conduct a raffle for all those that renew or join from now until … More APG Membership Drive is On!
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I want to wish all of our members and friends, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. During this season of giving and sharing, I thank all of you for all you’ve given to us and all that you’ve shared this past year. Your … More Merry Christmas from the Artist Preservation Group Inc
With the 1st of December rapidly approaching, and the end of our drive to help fund the purchase of property on Seminary Ridge at Gettysburg, I am happy to announce that we’ve reached our goal of $10,000, early. I am also very happy to announce that I have just made the contribution to the American … More APG Donates to Seminary Ridge Gettysburg.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Jon Harbuck, has asked me to pass this on to our membership and friends. Dear Members of the Artist Preservation Group, As 2018 draws to a close — our 13 -year anniversary and the most successful year in the history of the APG — I am writing to … More From the Chairman of the Board
Last week I had the opportunity to meet with Kirsten Kauling, Membership Relations Director, and Mr Vince Dooley, of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation. The purpose of our meeting was for me to present a check to the Foundation for the preservation of the Huntsberry Farm on the site of the 3rd Battle of Winchester … More APG Donates to Land Preservation in the Shenandoah Valley.
We recently received a letter notify us of some future plans for the development of the Clarke House at Princeton. I must admit I feel a certain kinship to the Princeton Battlefield as do many of our members. Something about the 1777 conflict and the most recent herculean efforts to save the IAS property … More APG Donates to the Future of the Clarke House at Princeton.