Phoenix Historical Society
Dear Members and Friends of the Schroeppel Historical Society:
Keith Conroy, retired engineer and Phoenix resident, has offered to make two presentations to benefit the Schroeppel Historical Society Capital Fund for Vital Repairs. As you know, there are serious exterior problems affecting our 108-year-old building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and remains part of the character of our village, thanks to the efforts and donations of you, our members and friends. The functions of our organization, including our historical documents, artifacts and educational programs, are becoming better known in our community, as well as among former Phoenix residents who now live in other states. Please continue to help by attending and encouraging others to attend these, and our other programs scheduled for the 2019 season.
Susan Lynch, Trustee/Publicity
Tuesday, April 23, 6-8 pm: "Wireless Aboard the Titanic" at the Phoenix Public Library
Experience the sinking of the Titanic through authentic wireless distress signals received by Morse code radio operators. Mr. Conroy has additional information about specific locations on the ship. Reservations are required. Call Kay at 315-668-7182. The $5.00 admission charge will be collected at the door.
Saturday, April 27, 2-4 pm: "The Science Behind UFO Investigation” at the Phoenix
Mr. Conroy’s career as an electrical engineer involved working for the U.S. Department of Defense, and with Department of Defense contractors. He will discuss the science behind UFO sightings and related phenomena, such as unexplained crop formations, and reveal to the audience some local UFO events that he has investigated. Reservations are required. Call Kay at 315-668-7182. The $5.00 admission charge will be collected at the door.
Note:The Schroeppel Historical Society building is open on Saturday afternoons from 1-3 pm June - August. We need docents for these Saturday afternoons. Please choose one or more dates when you would be able to be a docent. We are reaching out to the high school to offer docent assistant positions for students wishing to earn community service credit. Only one docent assistant will be in the building at a time, and always with a member docent present. Please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org as to which date or dates you will be available.