Announcing: "Mother Cumberland-A Harvest of Memories: Reunion 2003" Date: July 18, 19, 20, 2003 For: Anyone with an ancestor of any surname who lived in Cumberland County during the 1700's.All welcome!This includes any and all counties who trace their parentage to Cumberland County - including Indiana, Armstrong, Westmoreland, Bedford, etc., etc. Activities include: ________________________________________________________ Friday July 18, 2003: Genealogy seminar with speakers from the PA State Archives, PA State Gen. Soc., and various other societies and libraries. Dinner and historical program. ________________________________________________________ Saturday July 19, 2003: Frontier Settlement which includes Revolutionary War Military Encampment; Ranger Encampment ( French & Indian Wars), plus colonial skills such as blacksmithing, weaving & spinning, candle & soapmaking, map making, woodworking, basketweaving, cooking and medical skills of the period.All activities are hand's-on and will be available all day on Saturday.We will learn everything about the lives and times of our 1700's Pennsylvania ancestors. Dinner program and colonial campfire program. Fife & drum and bagpipers will join with us as well as several colonial "friends". Sunday July 20, 2003: local church services and memorial services where yourancestors are buried. Lots of genealogy & history, surname exchange and lots of activities for the children including covered wagon rides, pony rides, Revolutionary Crafts and skills, etc. ______________________________________________________ Molecular Genealogy (DNA) testing available on Saturday for those age 18 and older who wish to participate.Requires a 4-generation pedigree chart beginning with yourself. _______________________________________________________ SURNAME REGISTRY in progress: If you are intersted in being included in the registry, please send your surnames and your name, phone #, mailing address & e-mail address to: email@example.com (Jocelyn Wilms) Please put the words: "Cumberland County Reunion 2003" in your subject line. ________________________________________________________ For Reunion details - Contact: Donna Cuillard at:firstname.lastname@example.org So... hitch up the team, load up the wagon and head on home to Mother Cumberland.