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November 2022 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday October 21 2022

Note: New Location
Woodridge Middle School
4451 Quick Road
Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 21st in the Library at the Woodridge Middle School. Doors open 5:30 for social time and the required annual business meeting will begin about 6:00   Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

Please plan to attend this meeting as your input is desired and there may also be issues that we will need to vote on. As an organization, our strength is in our members and the more participation the stronger we’ll be.

We apologize for not posting the September and October meetings. The webmaster had health issues and there is no one else but him to do it.

 

May 2022 Meeting

Monday May 23 2022

Note: New Location

Northampton Methodist Church
852 W. Bath Rd Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 23rd at the Northampton Methodist Church. Doors open 5:30 for setup and social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

This month we’re going to continue to talk about some of the families in Northampton. Join us as Anita Young tells us more tales of her ancestors, which includes the Hardys, and maybe even present day relatives.

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com

or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

March 2022 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting

Monday March 28 2022

Note: New Location

Northampton Methodist Church
852 W. Bath Rd

Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 24th at the Northampton Methodist Church. Doors open 5:30 for setup and social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

Photo-documentarian Eilert Ofstead will our guest speaker. You may recognize his name from his series on the Keyser Farmstead. Eilert has captured the repair and rebuilding of several Northampton bridges and will share those images with us.

Masks are required for everyone!

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com

or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

February 2022

Northampton Historical Society Meeting

Monday February 28 2022

Note: New Location

Northampton Methodist Church
852 W. Bath Rd

Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 28th at the Northampton Methodist Church. Doors open 5:30 for setup and social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

This is rescheduled from last month. We’ll take a look at the Keleman Point Farm on Akron-Penninsula Rd. Our speaker will be Mike Keleman who will tell us about the farm and it’s products, his vision for it, and the travails he’s endured in making it happen. He will also have for sale a sampling of what’s available at the Keleman Point Farm Market.

Masks are required for everyone!

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com

or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

January 2022 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday January 24 2022

Northampton Methodist Church
852 W. Bath Rd
Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 24th at the Northampton Methodist Church. Doors open 5:30 for setup and social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments
Provided. All Are Welcome

This month we’ll take a look at the Keleman Point Farm on AkronPenninsula Rd. Our speaker will beMike Keleman who will tell us about the farm and it’s products, his visionfor it, and the travails he’s endured in making it happen. He will also have
for sale a sampling of what’s available at the Keleman Point Farm
Market.

Masks are required for everyone!
Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com
or Northampton Historical Society on Faceboo

November 2021 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting

Monday November 15 2021

Note: New Location

Northampton Methodist Church
852 W. Bath Rd

Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 23rd at the Northampton Methodist Church. Doors open 5:30 for setup and social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

Annual meeting. Friends of the Keyser-Swain House will give update.

Masks are required for everyone!

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com

or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

Oct 2021 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting

Monday October 27 2021

Note: New Location

Northampton Methodist Church
852 W. Bath Rd

Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 23rd at the Northampton Methodist Church. Doors open 5:30 for setup and social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

It’s time to talk about some of the families in Northampton. Join us as Anita Young tells us tales of her ancestors, which includes the Hardys, and maybe even present day relatives.

Masks are required for everyone!

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com

or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

September 2021 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday September 27 2021

Note: New Location
Northampton Methodist Church
852 W. Bath Rd
Cuyahoga Falls OH


The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 23rd at the Northampton Methodist Church. Doors open 5:30 for setup and social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

We’re staying in the Valley this month as “Skip” Wilson brings us the history of Wilson’s Mill. The mill, located on Canal Road in Valley View, dates from the era of the Ohio Erie Canal, which runs adjacent to the mill. The mill has been in the Wilson family for several generations. Skip is also a Civil War reenactor.

Masks are required for everyone!


Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com
or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook
and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

August 2021 Meeting

Note: New Location
Northampton Methodist Church
852 W. Bath Rd
Cuyahoga Falls OH


The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 23rd at the Northampton Methodist Church. Doors open 5:30 for setup and social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

We are honored to have local author Beth Roose as our guest. Beth Roose was born in Northampton, Ohio. Her parents James and Helen Roose were active in the historical society. Her father James served as President of Northampton Historical Society in the 70’s. Beth was active volunteering at the Adams House on Bath Road as a teen. She has written 19 books that encompass Children, Middle School and Adult books. Her adult books are historical fiction. She uses the same characters that are also Woodridge Alumni, Morgan King, Ellie Mezer, Marsha Garman, and Bev Grissom. She produced three animated films. All her books and films are centerd in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.