* * * SOUTH CANAAN CELEBRATES ITS 150th BIRTHDAY * * *
South Canaan Township held a celebration on Saturday, June 1st, 2002 with a wonderful day of history, parade, music, entertainment, food & mingling
of the many who came out to socialize.
The day was a tribute to the many years of the Township, but especially to the early settlers -- SWINGLE, SHAFFER, CURTIS, ENSLIN.
Some of the items displayed are below.
Some of the Swingle/Shaffer cousins at the anniversary celebration --
Diane Adler Farnach, Ellen Adler, Debby Shaffer Bell, Jean Hudson McNamara, Chris Swingle
An Interesting Parade Entry -- A Whatchamacallit, created & driven by Mickey Muta
Draft Horses & Carriage carrying Doug & Ruth Schneider, oldest members of the So. Canaan Free Methodist Church
Ol' Time Fiddlers - Danny Brundage, front right, a Swingle cousin
Chair & Candlestand ca. 1771 From Shaffer Family -- May Have Been John Shaffer Wedding Furniture.
Coin Silver Spoon Belonging To Hans Ulrich & Mary (Shaffer) Swingle
Stones From The Hans Ulrich Swingle Grist Mill Passed To His Daughter Elizabeth 'Morilla' Curtis
Land Deed For Sale Of 50 Acres For 50 Pounds -- Hans Ulrich Swingle To George Enslin - January 7, 1797
Click here to see some of my photos that were on display.
If you have pictures to add, let me know.
Updated September 16, 2002