War of 1812 Monuments and Historical Markers in Pennsylvania

War of 1812 Monuments and Historical Markers in Pennsylvania

The Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has an ongoing project to assemble photos and descriptions of all of the monuments and historical markers relating to the War that are found across the state. We are always looking for additions to our listing and photos and descriptions can be sent  … Read more

New Test Event

New Test Event

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2019 Fall Newsletter

2019 Fall Newsletter

We wrap up an active year for the Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and look forward to a VERY active coming year for the Society! The “headline” news is that our Society has been asked to host the upcoming Triennial Meeting of the General Society in Phil-adelphia, August 6-9,  … Read more

2020 Triennial – POSTPONED!

2020 Triennial – POSTPONED!

Due to the ongoing restrictions on social gatherings in Pennsylvania due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the uncertainty of when and how such restrictions will be lifted, the Triennial scheduled for August 6 – 9, 2020 has been cancelled, and we are currently working to confirm dates in August 2021 for a re-scheduled version of  … Read more

Meeting of the Board of Direction – POSTPONED!

Meeting of the Board of Direction – POSTPONED!

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the next Board of Direction meeting is being re-scheduled as a teleconference.  Further information will be sent to Board of Direction Members prior to the meeting.

Annual Church Service and Luncheon, Historic Christ Church – POSTPONED

Annual Church Service and Luncheon, Historic Christ Church – POSTPONED

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Society’s annual Church Service and Wreath-Laying Ceremony scheduled to take place at historic Christ Church, Philadelphia, has been postponed.  We look forward to re-scheduling this traditional Society event when mandated restrictions are lifted in Philadelphia and southeastern Pennsylvania.

Annual Meeting and Luncheon, Corinthian Yacht Club – POSTPONED

Annual Meeting and Luncheon, Corinthian Yacht Club – POSTPONED

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Society’s Annual Meeting, Luncheon and Lecture scheduled Saturday, March 14th, 2020 at the Corinthian Yacht Club have been postponed.  We look forward to rescheduling these traditional events once restrictions have been lifted for Philadelphia and southeastern Pennsylvania.

Country Outing, Hunt and Tea with the Skycastle French Hounds

Country Outing, Hunt and Tea with the Skycastle French Hounds

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A Momentous Agreement

A Momentous Agreement

On November 1st, Deputy General Mabee and I traveled to Boston to meet with representatives of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). There we signed a long-term agreement to preserve, scan, digitize, make available online, and store the General Society’s Archives.