FORT HARMONY RESTORATION MEETING
May 11, 2009
Fort Harmony Historical Society
May 11, 2009 Meeting at New Harmony Valley Library
Those in Attendance: Karen & Lyman, Katherine, Dorothy, Roger, Edwina,
Dick & Shirley.
Excused: Sharon, Jim, Vernile, Laura, Becky, Ronald
Vote on purchasing a PA system for our organization. The cost is $170.
Roger will order it.
Reported we have a contact to publish a history of Fort Harmony and
the Valley. We can assign a topic for each person. We will get started
in the fall.
Jim will put in the water at the Fort. We will have three taps; one
by the gate, one at the southeast corner and one by the rock
The Rock will be inscribed this week. Cost is $500. The St. George Lions
is paying for it in exchange for some work the priesthood boys did.
The Liston's donated the rock.
I have prepared a packet for Senator Orrin Hatch. Edwina will check
it. Group suggested we include a history of Fort Harmony CD and Edwina's
CD. The packet will be delivered to Senator Hatch by Leslie Moon. He
lives in her building in Salt Lake. She will also visit with him about
I reported that suggestions have been made again that we contact state
and government representatives to ask for their support and help for
our Fort Harmony project and for the Mormon Heritage Corridor project.
We will be doing this in June.
I have finished the MOA packet. Wilson Martin is reviewing it. When
he is done we will start passing it out.
I have a Video history document prepared to protect us when we sale
CDs. Lyman and Roger are reviewing it.
Roger sent around a computer generated mural for us to use. It is very
good. He will make some changes and have a final copy next time.
Shirley reported on her project with the T-Shirts. She has made one
for everyone in our group. Contact Karen to purchase one. We also have
several for gifts for Fort Harmony Days.
Also, reported on coming up with a logo for Fort Harmony. We will have
examples next time and we can vote on the one we prefer.
Edwina reported on progress with Fort Harmony Days. She will send another
summary sheet out to everyone.
Dorothy reported on her progress with history of Agatha Woolsey's children.
Lyman reported on progress with the history projects. Everyone has as
assignment and all are doing very well so far. Lyman will call Vernile
and Boyd. We need to know if Vernile would like us to hand out a flyer
to his Prince Family Reunion.
Karen is working on Lwellyn Harrison, Katharine is working on Agatha
Katharine said her husband will make us some business cards with each
person's name on the cards if you prefer. If not the cards will be general.
Every one serving in committees will bring a pot of chili for Fort Harmony
Days. Have the chili at the fire station by 1:30 PM Saturday, May 23.
The chili will be judged. Samples will then be sold for 50 cents. Also
will sale samples of pie after it is judged. Have pie at the station
by 1:30 PM also on Saturday.
We are going to purchase a flag pole and flag. Cost is about $100. We
have over $2000 in our budget. We haven't spent very much and the sales
of CDs have gone very well.
There will be a tour of Pine Valley on May 16 at 10 AM. Meet at the
Pine Valley chapel or call Karen for rides. Lyman will be conducting
the tour for Washington County Historical Society. Visits will be to
Pine Valley chapel, sawmill, Pinto & Hamblin.