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

at the

Reformed Church, Germantown, New York

9:00-9:30am Registration

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

We're Going."

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

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