Upcoming Events

The Annual Meeting for the Northumberland County Historical Society will be held July 13, 2019 at the Historical Society building in Heathsville at 86 Back Street.

The Annual Meeting will begin at 10:30 A. M. with the Invocation and a short business meeting led by President Tom Wolf.

Following that, the morning session will start about 11:00 with a presentation by Jack Yunker who is a retired U. S. Navy commander and fighter pilot as well as a retired airline pilot. Currently, he is an engineering watch officer aboard the SS John Brown. Mr. Yunker’s program is entitled “The World War II Liberty Ships and the SS John W. Brown.”

The morning session will be followed by a buffet lunch at St. Stephens Episcopal Church Parish Hall. Catered by Excellent Eats (Terry Bain), the cost of the lunch is $15 per person. Reservations need to be made by July 10, 2019 with checks made out to NCHS.

The afternoon session will begin at 1:30 P. M. back at the Historical Society with a presentation by Peter Armstrong, Senior Director of Museum Operations and Education, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. The title of his program is “1619: A Year of Change”.

All are invited to attend the fifty-fourth Annual Meeting of NCHS.