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Post date: August 15, 2017

 

The 2017 recipient of the Chatham Historical Society Margaret Keisler Scholarship is Paul Coyne of Dempster Road. 

Post date: July 27, 2017

The Fairmount Cemetery Field Trip, organized by the Chatham Historical Society, has become a tradition for students at Chatham's Lafayette School. 

Post date: June 14, 2017

On June 10, 2017 the Chatham Historical Society commemorated the 100th anniversary of the United States entering the Great War by remembering Lieut. Eugene P. Hubbard, Sgt. Van Horn D. Wolf, Private Paul Van Fleet, Private Fred Reinhold Pihlman and Private Frederick Percy Parcells, the five Chatham soldiers who lost their lives in France during the “war to end all wars.”

Post date: April 11, 2017
Event Date:
June 10, 2017, 12:00 pm
 
 
In France during the Great War, five Chatham Borough men lost their lives. In 1919, their sacrifice was honored by the planting of five red oak trees on the grounds of Public School #1, now Chatham Borough Hall. Sadly none remain.

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October 15, 2017
 
 
In 1909, 22 year old Alice Huyler Ramsey of Hackensack, New Jersey became the first woman to drive across the United States.