Palatine Heritage Weekend Oct 1-3
Friday, October 1, 2010
12:36-1:18 – David Webber and 'Hank' Jones
presentation to 7th and 8th grades in our band room
1:30-2:15 – David Webber and 'Hank' Jones
presentation to the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classes in the cafetorium.
6:45 -7:00 – Public viewing of student projects in the cafetorium.
7:00 – Public presentation of Palatine history power point by Sue Raab.
Public presentation of the elementary school play about the Palatines.
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Seminar: Aspects of Palatine History -
The Palatines In Germantown
Reformed Church, Germantown, New York
9:30 Welcome and Announcement
10:00-10:45 Professor Philip Otterness,
Historian, author of “Becoming German – The1709 Palatine Migration to New York”
Topic: "The 1710 Palatine Emigrations"
11:00-11:45 Henry Z. Jones, Genealogist, Author of “The Palatine Families of New York 1710”
Topic: "How To Trace Your
Emigrant Palatine Ancestor: Some Reflections and Lessons Learned"
11:45-12:45 Lunch Break
12:45-1:30 David Jay Webber, Historian
Topic: "The Palatines , what they left, what they sought, what they found"
1:45-2:30 Henry Z. Jones
Topic: "Palatine Genealogy Today: Where We've Been & Where
2:30-3:00 Alice Clark, Palatine DNA Project
3:00 to 4:30 pm Seminar Participants Available to Discuss Genealogy
Sunday, October 3, 2010
The Christ Lutheran Church in Viewmont is celebrating their 300th Anniversary.
8:00-9:30 Anniversary breakfast, during which a slide show will run
continuously with information on the church's history
10:00 300th Anniversary Worship service will be held,
using a colonial English liturgy
written in 1748 by Henry Muhlenberg,
one of the "fathers" of colonial American Lutheranism.
3:00-4:00 Concert at the Reformed church in Germantown
Original composition by Maestro Harold Farberman
18th century compositions sung by the Germantown Choir, conducted by Donna Diehl
Solos from local artists
More from special guests