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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
7:00 pm
McLean County Museum of History
2nd Floor Courtroom


PROGRAM: 50 American Flags

SPEAKER:   Carol Castellon, DAR member, Champaign Illinois


Carol Castellon, will speak on an aspect of Colonial and American history not often told.  She will bring a sample of her 50 American Flag Collection of flags flown throughout the history of the United States.  Each beautiful flag has a place in history that needs telling.  Her choice will include:  colonial settlement flags, militia battle flags, American Revolution and early United States flags.  This colorful and informative program will be enjoyed by young students and all adults. All ages are encouraged to attend.

The slate of officers and directors for 2017 will be presented.

The public is invited to attend.  Refreshments will be served.  For information call Dennis Faulk 309-527-3279, Eleanor Mede 309-454-2688 or Sara Cushing 309-828-9848.

November 15, 2016 will be the DESSERT SOCIAL and INSTALLATION of OFFICERS and DIRECTORS for the year 2017, meeting at 6:30.  The topic for discussion will be selected and appear in the next newsletter.


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Elmer E. Garst's Record Book©
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