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Upcoming Events

April 2012:

Ohio Genealogical Society 2012 Conference
April 12 - 14, 2012
Intercontinental Hotel, 9801 Carnegie Ave, Cleveland, OH

The American Pomeroy Historic Genealogical Association will have a booth in the vendor hall of the upcoming Ohio Genealogical Society Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, April 12 through the 14th, 2012.

If you are chasing Pomeroys, we want to meet you! Stop by our booth to learn more about our organization, including the Pomeroy Anvil Trail, and enjoy some Pomeroy camaraderie. We will be happy to check our databases for your family . Existing members and new members will receive a special APHGA badge ribbon!

We are also seeking Coe, Pomeroy, Junkins and Powers descendants with connections to Huron and Erie County, Ohio in conjunction with our Mary Ann Coe book project.

Association of Public Historians of New York State 2012 Conference
April 23-25, 2012
Hyatt Regency Long Island, 1717 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation will be presenting a session on the Foundation's Historic Roadside Marker Grant Program, and will have a vendor booth at this conference. Paula Miller, Director of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation and Nancy Maliwesky, Ambassador of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation will be in attendance.

May 2012:

United Presbyterian Church Monthly Supper
May 3, 2012 at 6:00pm
United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cortland, NY

Staff member Alethea Connolly will share her research on Lemuel S. Pomeroy at the United Presbyterian Church monthy supper in Cortland. Pomeroy, was a member of the church from 1843 - 1852. His antislavery activities were greatly determined by his strong religious commitments. Her talk, titled, "The Slavery Question & the Presbyterian Church of Cortland Village: The Diary of Lemuel S. Pomeroy, a Church Member, 1843-1852", begins at 6:45pm. Intensive research reveals a unique untold story of a man, a congregation, and a nation, coming to grips with the complex limitations of "liberty and justice for all" two decades before the Civil War. Parking is located on Central Ave. by the church.

June 2012:

New York Archives 2012 Conference
June 6-8, 2012
Nazareth College, Rochester, NY

Nancy Maliwesky, Director of the APHGA, will be moderating a session on the importance of Archives and Libraries to Genealogical Research.

160th Anniversary Celebration of the Church of St. John in the Wilderness
June 24, 2012
Church of St. John in the Wilderness, 261 Rte. 344, Copake Falls, NY

Both the Church and the nearby Ironworks were founded by Captain Lemuel Pomeroy (1803-1853) and his business partner and brother-in-law Isaac Chessbrough in 1834.

July 2012:

Southampton, MA Pomeroy Anvil Dedication
July 4, 2012
Conant Memorial Park, Clark St., Southampton, MA

The ninth monument along the Pomeroy Anvil Trail will be dedicated during Southampton's 4th of July Celebration. The monument pays tribute to the early settlers of Southampton and the many Pomeroys who settled there. Come join us and show your Pomeroy pride!

Bill and Nancy visit Lockport, NY
July 27, 2012
Lockport Historical Society and Niagara County Historical Society

Two of the earliest Lockport settlers were brothers Daniel and Jabez Pomeroy. The Lockport Historical Society is located on property once owned by Daniel Pomeroy.

August 2012:

Auburn, NY Pomeroy Anvil Dedication
August 11, 2012, at 1pm.
County Office Bldg, 160 Genesee St., Auburn, NY

Join us during Auburn's Home Town Celebration as we dedicate the tenth monument along the Pomeroy Anvil Trail to the Honorable Theodore Medad Pomeroy (1824-1905), Auburn lawyer, Clerk, Mayor, District Attorney, NY State Senator and Speaker of the House.

Conant Park

The Old Schoolhouse at Conant Memorial Park in Southampton, MA. The Southampton Pomeroy Anvil Monument will be placed to the left of this building.

Civil War Veteran Monument at Center Cemetery

Civil War Veteran's Monument at Center Cemetery in Southampton, MA. Erected by Honorable Samuel Clarke Pomeroy (1816-1891), a son of Southampton.

Site of Auburn Monument

Site of Auburn Pomeroy Anvil Monument on Genesee St., between the Cayuga County Office Bldg. and the Veterans Memorial Park.

Theodore M Pomeroy Marker

Historic Roadside Marker honoring Theodore Medad Pomeroy near site of monument.

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