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All Hamilton Branch monthly meetings are held at St. Matthew-on-the-Plain, 126 Plains Rd. E., Burlington, starting at 7:30 pm. All are welcome.

Nov
23
Thu
Hamilton: Monthly Meeting @ St. Matthew-on-the-Plains Church
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Speaker Sandra McNamara – Declaration of Dependence 1776

The focus of this presentation is derived from a Document that was signed in November of 1776 in New York. Upon this important, yet relatively unknown document, are the signatures of 547 persons who wished to express their loyalty to the Crown. 491 more signatures than the Declaration of Independence. By signing this petition, they effectively were signing a death penalty if the new country America was formed.

An explanation of the time leading up to the signing, and by following several lives of the signers, an attempt will be made to bring life to a few of the many signatures. The petition is owned by the New York Historical Society Library and can be viewed on line.

Dec
2
Sat
Hamilton: Christmas Luncheon @ Lynden United Church
Dec 2 @ 12:30 pm

Christmas luncheon at Lynden United Church, Lynden at 12:30 p.m. $28 per person.

Cheques payable to Hamilton Branch – UELAC and forwarded to Gloria Howard, Unit 409, 908 Mohawk Rd. E., Hamilton, Ontario L8T 2R8 glohoward@rogers.com

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