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Posted on June 22, 2020 at 6:00 PM

The Summit Old Guard Zoom presentation on the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield will be as follows:

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - Date of the Anniversary

10:30 AM

John Kieser will be the speaker using his presentation


Link to join from a PC:



Or else open your Zoom app and enter

Meeting ID: 773 464 7500

Password: 650328


Or else d...

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Springfield Celebrates 225th Anniversary

Posted on June 6, 2019 at 8:55 PM

The Historic Cannon Ball House will not be open during the June 22-23, 2019 weekend, as our members will be involved in the Township of Springfield 225th Anniversary Celebration weekend.  The Township of Springfield was incorporated on April 14, 1794.  We are celebrating this special anniversary along with the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield - June 23, 1780.  See below for all the June activities that celebrate the history of our co...

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Washington's Letter Displayed for Feb. 17th

Posted on February 10, 2019 at 10:35 PM

The first half of the year 1780 was an important time for the British forces in the New York-New Jersey colonies. It didn't turn out quite as they had hoped.

It has been estimated that during the War for Independence only about a third ...

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