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