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GENERAL CHAPTER MEETINGS

General chapter meetings are held at 12:00 noon on the first Saturday of October, November, December, February, March, April and May. Please see our calendar below for details, and contact us for the meeting location.

Our meetings are open to prospective members, members, and the general public. The meetings begin about 1:00 p.m. They are preceded by a luncheon. Reservations are required.  To contact us about attending one of our meetings, please contact the General William Maxwell Chapter Secretary.


One third of a dollar in colonial tender

 

CHAPTER PROGRAMS 2013-2014

October 5, 2013 10:00 AM
Timber Rafting on the Delaware
by Henry M. Skirbst:

November 2, 2013–10:00 AM
World War I Program by Andy Drysdale:

December 7, 2013–10:00 AM
Holiday Wildlife of Costa Rica by Allen Barlow

January, 2013
No meeting — Happy New Year!

March 1, 201410:00 AM
Good Citizens Lunch

April 5, 2014 10:00 AM
Celebration of the 350th Anniversary of the Chartering of New Jersey

May 3, 2014 10:00 AM
Annual Business Meeting

June 7, 2014 Time TBA
Visit to Watson House in Hamilton, NJ




Belvidere Victorian Days (Belvidere, NJ) in September. Gen. Maxwell Chapter members displayed DAR brochures and pictures about local, state and national projects. A booth visitor chats with member Judy Stoma and Regent Carolyn Schwender, learns about the purpose of DAR membership and the ways to trace a family's Patriot through a variety of internet and in-person contacts.




Chapter members (l to r) Elizabeth Drake-Shanahan, Judy Stoma (seated), Carolyn Schwender and Janet Pascoe enjoyed the General Maxwell Chapter's booth visitors while fielding questions and sharing information about DAR and the chapter. Other members had earlier decorated the straw hats and patriotic visors and caps at a craft workshop as they prepared for their exhibits at Belvidere's Annual Victorian Days.

The General William Maxwell Chapter is currently managing a project to restore the grave of our chapter namesake, General William Maxwell and the adjacent graves of his two brothers; Captain John Maxwell, Lt. Robert Maxwell and their wives. The graves of these Revolutionary Patriots are located in the Greenwich Presbyterian Cemetery, Stewartsville, NJ.
Contact the chapter at generalwmmaxwell@yahoo.com for an information brochure on this project.



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