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February 2024 Meeting

Monday February 26th 2024

Note: New Location

Old Northampton Town Hall

851 West Bath Road
Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 26th at the Old Northampton Town Hall. Doors open 5:30 for setup and social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

Our speaker will be Calvin Rydbom of The “Akron Sound” Museum, a unique organization focusing on the original music styles developed in and around the Akron area, which have a featured place at the Akron History Center

Mr. Rydbom is the Author of “The Akron Sound” in 2018 and “Akron: Images of Modern America” in 2015 as well as others.

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com

or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

November 2023 Required Business Meeting

Good Evening,
Fall is here and it’s time for our mandatory Annual Members Meeting,
MONDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2023, at the Old Northampton Town Hall 851 W. Bath Rd; CFO.
Social time from 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm. Annual NHS Review and
Agenda at 7:00 pm. Agenda will include change to the Memorial Fund.
Amendment changes to sections of the By Laws such as no meeting in January. PLEASE come to discuss issues regarding the future of the NHS.
Refreshments will be provided. See the newly renovated Town Hall. Bring your family or Friend. Renew your membership for 2024, forms will be available
Best Regards,
David J. Brown, NHS President

October 2023 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting

Monday Oct 23 2023

Note: New Location

Old Northampton Town Hall

851 West Bath Road
Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 23rd at the Old Northampton Town Hall. 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

Northamptonite Robert Macak will talk about his enthusiasm for bicycling and the many trips he’s made. He has made these trips as both a single rider and as part of a group ride.

He’s also had part in organizing some of the group rides. If you were at the Barn Sale you may have noticed him as he was riding his bike there.

November is our required annual meeting. We’ll have a lot to update folks on, so even if you’re not a member you’re welcome to come find out what we’ve been up to.

No meeting December, as usual.

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com

or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

September 2023 Barn Sale

Remember the Barn Sales that Carrie Swain used to have at the Barn? We’ve decided to bring them back.

Northampton Historical Society BARN and Tailgate SALE
Saturday September 16th at the Barn in
Keyser Farm Park
783 W. Bath Road
10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Setup in the Barn with your table $15
specify 6′ or 8′ table

Outside Tailgate space (10×20) $10
This should accommodate your 10×10 “tent” and/or vehicle. Nothing else is supplied.

Contact:
email: info@nhsohio.org
Facebook: PM to Northampton Historical Society

2023 Meetings

Due to various issues we did not get out meeting notices for April and May. We’re sorry if you missed the meetings. Upcoming is the Barn Sale in September. There will be no September meeting. October to be announced. November is the required Annual Meeting and we don’t meet in December.

March 2023 Meeting Notice UPDATE

Northampton Historical Society Meeting

Monday March 20 2023

We’re going back Home

Old Northampton Town Hall
851 West Bath Road
Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 20th in the

newly refurbished Old Northampton Town Hall. Doors open 5:30 for social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

Due to a scheduling mixup, our previously scheduled speaker, Kenneth Clarke, won’t be able to make it this month. We’ve chosen to present a video, The Sultana Disaster. This is a video presentation of a program given by author Gene Eric Salecker. The disaster occurred on the Mississippi River at the close of the American Civil War. Mr. Salecker will present the known facts and probable details in this well researched program. There is monument in the Cuyahoga Falls Oakwood Cemetery to those from the area who were lost in the event.

Gene Eric Salecker is the author of the book Disaster on the Mississippi: the Sultana Explosion. He has appeared on the History Channel and PBS.

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com

or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

March 2023 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting

Monday March 20 2023

We’re going back Home

Old Northampton Town Hall
851 West Bath Road
Cuyahoga Falls OH

The Northampton Historical Society meeting will be Monday, the 20th in the newly refurbished Old Northampton Town Hall. Doors open 5:30 for social time and a short business meeting before the presentation. Program to start at about 7:00 Refreshments Provided. All Are Welcome

For those of you who missed Kenneth Clarke’s earlier presentation at the Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society we’re providing another opportunity.

Kenneth Clarke is the 5th Great Grandson of Simeon and Katharine Prior. Simeon and Katharine, along with their family, founded Northampton Township, now Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He is the author of Wolves and Flax

The Prior Family in the Cuyahoga Valley Wilderness. Wolves and Flax is based on the Prior Family Archive and other historical publications going back more than two centuries so he knows a lot of Northampton history.

Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com

or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook

and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

February 2023 Meeting

Northampton Historical Society Meeting
Monday February 6 2023
Note: New Location for this meeting only
Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium
Hopewell Room
2345 Fourth St
Cuyahoga Falls OH
The Northampton Historical Society in conjunction with the
Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society will have a joint meeting on
Monday, Feb 6th at the Cuyahoga Falls Natatorium. Program to start
at about 7:00 All Are Welcome
Our speaker will be Alice Christie from Preservation Through
Progress. Alice will talk about the role PTP has played in preserving
Akron area historical buildings and landmarks. We will also talk a
little about the progress on the Keyser-Swain house.
Visit Us At: www.northamptonhistoricalsociety.com
or Northampton Historical Society on Facebook
and http://cuyahogavalleyterminal.org/

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/