Col. John Eager Howard

Col. John Eager Howard Chapter Meeting

Invitations will be mailed for our Annual Col. John Eager Howard Chapter Meeting. Please mark your calendars.

 

EVENT:            Col. John Eager Howard Chapter Meeting

LOCATION:     Johns Hopkins Club, 3400 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD 21218  P: 410.235.3435

DATE/TIME:    Sat. January 30th at 11:00am-1:00pm

COST:              $30 per person

Col. John E. Howard Chapter Memorial at Grey Rock

The Col. John Eager Howard Chapter held its annual memorial on June 7th with a great turnout. President Jean S. Fugett Jr. opened the ceremony with march in of colors by our MDSSAR Color Guard Troops including David Embrey, Bruce French, David Hoover, Robert Lyons, and Bill Robertson. Their uniforms and the flags were impressive.  VIPs of several organizations attended. Our State President James F. Engler Sr. presented the MDSSAR Wreath during the memorial and spoke of the accomplishments of the chapter. Past President Christos Christou Jr.

Col. John Eager Howard Annual Birthday Celebration

The weather was beautiful for today’s memorial to Col. Howard and was well attended. This being a great testament to the man who had done much for the City of Baltimore and the nation at large.President Jean S. Fugett Jr. opened the ceremony with a fine presentation of flags by our MDSSAR Color Guard Troops - David Embrey, Bruce French, David Hoover, Robert Lyons, and Bill Robertson. Many thanks to them. Their uniforms are always impressive.  Many VIPs attended the event including State President James F.

John Eager Howard Chapter Meeting

As mentioned at the last Board meeting, the Annual Memorial to Col. John Eager Howard, our Chapter Namesake, will occur on Sun. June 7th at 10am. Chapter President Jean S. Fugett Jr and the Col. John Eager Howard Chapter will be looking to commemorate the birthplace of Col. Howard - one of the most prominent officers of the American Revolution from Baltimore in an outdoor ceremony. This annual event is as old as the Chapter itself. We look forward to your attendance.

African-American Forum on Family Research

Chapter President Jean S. Fugett Jr. of the Col. John Eager Howard MDSSAR is working with the Star Spangled Banner Flag House and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum to hold a workshop in October that will be of interest to all members. The topic will include genealogical help as well as personal stories of family research from a white and black perspective using DAR and SAR members examples. Please mark your calendars now and we will provide further details as they are finalized. Please spread the word. The program schedule has been tentatively scheduled as follows:

 

John Eager Howard Chapter Meeting

Members of SAR, 1812 and others are invited to attend. This occasion will be made more special by several VIPs that will be in attendance and disclosed in the final invitations. For those of you not aware, Jean Fugett is nominee for President and Reginald Lewis is his brother so a very fitting place to hold his election as President. If elected, Jean’s family will become a first for National SAR – 3 generations of an African-American family to be Chapter Presidents in the National SAR’s entire 125 Year history!

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