The Fort Delaware Society
2018 Spring General Membership Meeting
Penn Soldiers Aid Society”
Sunday, June 3rd, 1-4 PM
The fine ladies of Port Penn organized the
Port Penn Soldiers Aid Society and kept minutes of their activities.
Ms. Polly Steenhagen will discuss who these women were, what they
produced to help the soldiers, how they raised funds, and why they
were so late in the war in forming an Soldiers Aid Society!
She will be bringing with her a
handmade quilt of period pattern with the names of several women she
has found listed as members of the various Ladies Aid Societies in
Delaware at the time of the war.
refreshments will be served.
Headquarters, Archives & Library
2711 Staff Lane, Fort DuPont
RSVP not needed
but will be appreciated!
TEL (302) 834-1630