DAR welcomes new members


First Posted: 7/21/2014

Shawnee Fort Chapter welcomed four new members at ots June Flag Day picnic at Frances Slocum State Park.

Carol Wall, of Dallas, is descended from George Shellhamer; Janet Norton, of Wilkes-Barre, is descended from Jacob Bittenbender; Sue Lazur, of Dallas, descends from Ishmael Bennett; and Elizabeth Phillip, of Monroe Twp., is a direct descendant of Ashbel Ruggles.

Shawnee Fort Chapter DAR is active in historic preservation and community events. The chapter currently has 47 members, many of whom reside in the back mountain. Prospective members may contact Regent Kathleen Smith at 570-704-9809 or smithkdar2001@hotmail.com.

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