The 2013 Reunion
20 July 2013
2nd - Malden-on-Hudson, NY
the Bigelow Homestead founded
by Asa6 Bigelow, father of John7
Jen Dragon had
located early artifacts and ledgers
pertaining to Asa and his era. There are many early 19th century tools
inscribed with the "Bigelow" surname as well as a Record Book
from 1828 that details the transfer of goods from local farmers and
tradesmen to the sloops that would sail with the corn, bluestone and
wheat down the Hudson River to New York City.
The Misses Eristoffs
(sisters-in-law Anne and Anne, guardians of the Homestead) attended.
Holly George-Warren who has just
completed a manuscript about Poultney Bigelow and his life. Ms.
George-Warren read from her manuscript and said a few words about John
Bigelow. She is a knowledgable source given that she has been immersed
in the research of their lives for the past 5 years.
Adrian Frost reads "Buffalo Soldier" by John Bigelow, Jr
While Malcolm Cecil lays down a reggae beat at the Bigelow Homestead,
Rod Bigelow and Anne Sidamon-Eristoff enjoying the Malcolm Cecil trio
playing "The Bigelow March"
"Nano" and Holly George-Warren
"Nano" is also Anne Sidamon-Eristoff, the sister of the late
We returned to Schenectady about 5-6 PM. Dinner was at
restaurant, Apertiva, where we had our third board meeting, where we
discussed membership, further reunions (Florida?), and approved Barbara
Sharp-Bond from Ottawa as a new director replacing Tina Monette.
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Dannemora, N.Y. 12929
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