Gaslight News – September 2017

  • In Ogdens Visit Clothier Home, Mary Louise and Ken Smith inform us of their Bank Avenue home’s rich history, host Ogden descendants, and erect a historical marker on the property.
  • The Smiths will host our first meeting of the 2017-2018 season on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 7 pm in their home at 503 Bank Avenue.  The couple will present a Living History presentation on first owner Caleb Clothier and Riverton’s first Mayor, Edward Ogden, and his wife Sarah with a tour of the home’s basement. Reservations are required. Limited to first 30 registrants. Please RSVP by September 15 to Mary Louise at 609-304-5987 or email
  • Changing of the Guard introduces HSR President Bill Brown.
  • In his President’s Message, Bill Brown highlights Society plans and underscores his interest in recognizing Riverton’s veterans of the US Armed Forces in time of war.
  • Summer Recap updates readers on what posts they may have missed on our website,
  • Thank-You Notes expresses our gratitude for several donated items.
  • Forms for 2018 dues and contributions will be included with the mailing for the November issue of the Gaslight News.

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Published by

John McCormick

Teacher at Riverton School 1974-2019, author, amateur historian, Historical Society of Riverton Board Member 2007-2023, newsletter editor 2007-2023, website editor 2011-2023