Posts made in May, 2016

Celebrating War of 1812 Veteran

Posted by on May 15, 2016 in Chapter News

Chapter President Connie Taylor and Vice President Valerie Neidich Moran joined State President Irene Walker at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) Church in Philadelphia to honor War of 1812 veteran Jacob Jackson. The ladies participated in an annual service hosted by the Pennsylvania Society of the War of 1812 that included a wreath laying at Jackson’s grave and a tour of the oldest church and Philadelphia followed by a luncheon nearby. Jackson lived in the Southward neighborhood of Philadelphia, and military pension records show that he served as a Boatswain in the US Navy during the War of 1812. He...

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