2016

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Date

Activity

September 9, 2017

Regular business meeting of the society at 10:00 am (or as soon as possible thereafter).  For this meeting, attendees will gather at the Liberty Library at 9:00 am and car pool/caravan to Camp Moore near Tangipahoa, LA.  This site has meeting facilities in the building housing the museum.

August 12, 2017

Regular business meeting of the society at 10:00 am in the Little Red School House.  A copy of the draft minutes may be read here.

July 2017

No meeting; meetings resume in August.

June 10, 2017

Annual meeting of the society at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The primary business was election of officers for the next fiscal year; however, the Treasurer who collects the mail was unable to attend and the vote count had to be delayed until the ballots could be counted.  The election results are given in the July newsletter.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

May 6, 2017

Heritage Day activities held.  A brief business meeting to receive the recommendation from the Nominating Committee on a slate of officers for the coming fiscal year was held.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

April 8, 2017

The business meeting was held at the Confederate Monument in Liberty following a flag-raising ceremony at 10:00 am.  Ladies of the United Daughters of the Confederacy joined the society in this ceremony.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

March 18, 2017

All day field trip to New Orleans, LA to visit the War of 1812 Chalmette Battlefield and other points of interest.  See the write-up in the January 2017 newsletter.

March 11, 2017

Regular business meeting of the society at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here. 

February 11, 2017

Regular business meeting of the society at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  A field trip to visit the grave of War of 1812 veteran Agrippa Gayden followed.  The draft minutes of the meeting may be read here.

January 14, 2017

Regular business meeting of the society at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  A program presented by David Dreyer followed the business meeting.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

December 3, 2016

Annual Open House.  Began at 10:00 am and ran until 2:00 pm.  Held at the house originally occupied by Rev. Milton S. Shirk who built the women’s school that included the building now known as the Little Red School House.

November 12, 2016

The November meeting was a brief regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  VP Greg Barron explained the plans for the cemetery field trip and the meeting adjourned early to allow the field trip to begin.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

October 8, 2016

The October meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am.  The meeting was held outdoors in front of the Little Red Schoolhouse to allow the program presenter to set up his displays and work area for the program on arrowhead making.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

September 10, 2016

The September meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  A program on “The Great Sweet Potato Raid  followed the meeting.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

August 13, 2016

The August meeting was cancelled due to the extreme amount of rain locally and the flooding.  The program was postponed until September.

July 2016

As has been customary for the last several years, there will be no meeting in July.  The draft minutes for the June meeting will be published later.

June 11, 2016

The June meeting was the annual business meeting with election of officers for the next fiscal year.  A field trip for those interested followed the meeting.  The slate of recommended officers, all incumbents, was elected.  The minutes of the June meeting may be read here.

May 7, 2016

The May meeting was a very brief one at 8:30 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library for the purpose of receiving the report of the Nominating Committee on the recommended slate of candidates  for society officers for the next fiscal year.  Heritage Day activities followed at 9:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Genealogical research help was available in the conference room of the Library and the LRSH was opened to visitors.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

April 9, 2016

The April meeting was a regular business meeting in the conference room of the Liberty Library at 10:00 am.   A program on genealogical research and a project on collection of information from Amite Co. family bibles was presented by the Seversons.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

March 12, 2016

The March meeting was a regular business meeting in the conference room of the Liberty Library at 10:00 am.   The  minutes of the meeting may be read here.  A program was presented after the meeting.

February 13, 2016

The February meeting was a regular business meeting in the conference room of the Liberty Library at 10:00 am.  The  minutes of the meeting may be read here.  A program on the George McGehee family was presented.

January 9, 2016

The January meeting was a regular business meeting in the conference room of the Liberty Library at 10:00 am.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

December 5, 2015

The annual Open House, which replaced the regular meeting in December, was held at the William Gardner House in east Amite County from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.  A map to the site may be viewed here.  See the December newsletter for more details.

November 14, 2015

The November meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes may be read here.

October 24-25, 2015

“Sawdust and Splinters” logging festival at Vance Park.  The society operated a display table indoors.  Thanks to those who volunteered.

October 10, 2015

The October meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

September 12, 2015

The field trip which was planned to take the place of the September meeting had to be cancelled.  There was a regular business meeting instead of the field trip at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

August 8, 2015

The August meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.   The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

July 2015

There was no meeting in July.

June 13, 2015

The June meeting was the annual meeting at which officers for the next fiscal year were elected.  The meeting began at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  Following the meeting and voting, guest speaker Plater Robinson presented a program on his great-great-grandfather J. T. Nolan.  The  minutes of the meeting may be read here.

May 2, 2015

The society participated in Liberty Heritage Day activities from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm.  All society activities took place in the LRSH and on the adjacent green space.  The library conference room was used to hold a brief business meeting prior to Heritage Day activities for the purpose of finalizing the slate of candidates for office in the next fiscal year.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

April 25, 2015

Field trip to seldom-visited Amite County places of interest for dues-paying members only.  Plans will be firmed up at the April 14 meeting.  See Pres. Dawn Taylor’s special notice on this here.

April 11, 2015

The April meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

March 14, 2015

The March meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.   The minutes of the meeting may be read here. 

February 14, 2015

The February meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here. 

January 10, 2015

The January meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  A tour of the Camp Van Dorn Museum in Centreville was held for those interested.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

December 13, 2014

The December meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  A pot luck Christmas luncheon was held after the meeting.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

November 8, 2014

No business meeting.  Battle of Liberty Commemoration events.  See web site at http://www.thebattleofliberty.org/ for details.

October 11, 2014

The October meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

September 13, 2014

The September meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

August 9, 2014

The August meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the conference room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

July 2014

There will be NO meeting in July.  Meetings will resume in August.

June 14, 2014

The meeting was the annual membership meeting to elect officers for the coming fiscal year and to otherwise conduct normal business.  The meeting was held at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the Liberty Library.  Read the minutes of the meeting here.

May 3, 2014

There was a very short meeting at 9:00 am in the Library meeting room to receive the report of the Nominating Committee and allow for nominations from the floor.  See the minutes here.  The rest of the day was spent on various activities in association with Liberty Heritage Day.

April 13, 2014

Special field trip.  See details here.

April 12, 2014

The April meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes may be read here.

March 8, 2014

No regular meeting.  Interested members went on a field trip to Rodney, MS. 

February 8, 2014

The February meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

January 11, 2014

The January meeting was a regular business meeting at 10:00 am in the meeting room of the Liberty Library.  The minutes of the meeting may be read here.

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