We had a beautiful day for our celebration on the 14th. Thank you all for your help!
Dave and Daryl Rudy prepared the lawn and hiking path for us.
Evarist Lemay led the Pledge of Allegiance and Tony Cosimano gave a lovely rendition of the National Anthem on trumpet, followed by Town Supervisor reading the official proclamation of Elizabeth Welling Hathorn Day, to kick off the day of educational fun.
Here’s the proclamation:
About 50 people attended and were treated to demonstrations:
Spinning: Susan Logothetis of the Wallkill Valley Spinning and Weaving Guild
Colonial Needlework: Cindy Hopper of Sewcology
Colonial women’s dress: Robin and Corrie Chandler
Colonial harp music: Corrie Chandler
Hand scything by Joe Kisty
Peddler’s Cart: Select goods to raise funds by Jean and Cushman May, with Mary Hope Lewis.
Wild Edibles and Medicinal Plants Walk: Roger Flaum
Tours of Hathorn House by Kevin Hathorn and Cindy & Michael McDonald
Library table of colonial interest books and colonial game of “Graces” by Lauren Angle and Diane Aimone of the Albert Wisner Public Library
Refreshment table by Melody Olsen. Cookies by Ann Jordan, Pat McConnell, Jeanette Wheeler. Water bottles provided by ShopRite of Warwick
Flag decorations by John Niellands and Carol Ann Cesare
The event raised nearly $2,000 to begin the fund to repair the porch.