November 10, 2018 Bucks County Ancestry Fair
The 12th Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair will be held on Saturday, November 10th at the Bucks County Genealogical Society. The SMDPA is proud to be an exhibitor at this event. The fair will be held at the Bucks County Community College, Upper Campus, 1 Hillendale Rd., Reading, PA. Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the keynote address will begin at 9:30 AM. For more information, please visit: www.ancestryfair.com.
November 17, 2018 - SOLD OUT - Bucks County Ancestry Fair held at Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA
November 17, 2018 - Western Colony Thanksgiving Meeting held at Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, PA
November 18, 2018 Thanksgiving Memorial Service and Dinner, Most Distinguished Pilgrim Award
Please join us Sunday, November 18th at 2:00 PM for our annual Thanksgiving Service followed by our Society's traditional Thanksgiving Dinner, and the presentation of the John Hunt Jr. Most Distinguished Pilgrim Award to a current SMDPA member. The award is bestowed upon Pennsylvania Society members for their exceptional service to the state Society.
Do you have a junior that wants to participate in the opening and closing processions? They will be dressed in Pilgrim clothing by our volunteers and have their pictures taken, which will be used, with your consent, in our Spring Newsletter.
Look ahead to 2019....
February 23, 2019 Board of Assistants Meeting
April 27, 2019 Annual Meeting and Tea - NEW LOCATION - the Desmond Hotel, Malvern, PA
Guest speaker is Caleb H Johnson; well-known speaker and author about the Mayflower passengers
May 4, 2019 Susquehanna Colony Spring Meeting; Country Cupboard Restaurant, Lewisburg, PA
April 14, 2018 - Annual Meeting and Tea at Merion Cricket Club
325 Montgomery Ave., Haverford, PA 19041
11:00 AM Business Meeting
12:30 PM Luncheon and Guest Speaker: Darvin L. Martin
To members and non-members, please join your SMDPA cousins and guests in April for our Annual Meeting at the Merion Cricket Club. Our guest speaker, Darvin L. Martin will be presenting a very new and relevant topic: DNA & Genealogy (you can read more about this presentation in our Spring Newsletter). Promptly at 11:00 AM, the nominating Committee will install the 2018-2019 SMDPA Officers and Board of Assistants. Click here to View the Annual Meeting and Tea Flyer/Reservation Form.Read More
The SMDPA will be hosting the Summer Picnic in Haverford, PA during the Haverford Township Historical Society Heritage Festival.
A favorite springtime event for township residents, the Festival celebrates local history and culture in the beautiful natural setting by Cobbs Creek. The Heritage Festival features living history exhibits, live music, delicious food and a beer garden. The SMDPA is proud to be sponsoring a table at this event featuring Mayflower Society and membership information, and the sale of our commemorative items.
Please join us Sunday at 2:00 PM for our annual Thanksgiving Service at Palm Schwenkfelder Church in Palm, PA followed by our Society's traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Schultheis Carriage House Restaurant, at 745 Gravel Pike (Route 29), East Greenville, PA 18041.
Do you have a junior that wants to participate in the opening and closing processions? They will be dressed in Pilgrim clothing by our volunteers and have their pictures taken, which will be used, with your consent, in our next newsletter.