Lewis Civil War Days a success thanks to area support

To the editor:

The first Lewis Civil War Days held July 13, 14 and 15 was a great success. I would like to thank the following people, businesses and organizations for their help and financial contributions:

Town of Lewis, Town of Lewis Highway Department, Mt. Fay Fish and Game Club, Lewis Fire Department, First Congregational Church of Lewis, Rev. Fred Shaw, Essex County Historical Society, Adirondack Center Museum, Manning & Scaglione, Westport Veterinary Hospital, Michael Morris & Sons, Peter Mehr DDS, Hamilton Funeral Home, Denton Publications, Bills Barber Shop, William Finucane Attorney at Law, Bubs Pizza and Deli, Upstate Agency Insurance, Roger and Linda Adams, Carl Rubine, Lew Egglefield, Elizabethtown Kiwanis, Egglefield Ford, Hanna Abstracts, Elizabeth Lawrence, NYCO, Stewarts Shop, Friedman Realty, Mike Mitchell, Harry Denton, Claude Aubin, Charlie Martin, Bud Drummond, Larry Bashaw, Gotta Dance Studio, Brent Vosburgh and Michael Pratt.

A special thanks you to the following for their generous donations:

Thew & Collinson Families, Spruce Mill Brook Plantation, Paul J. Mitchell Logging Inc., Elizabethtown-Lewis Chamber of Commerce, Graymont Materials Inc.

Thank you to Philip Moore (Moores Concrete Plumbing LCC & Moores Flatworks Foundations LLC) for his exceedingly generous financial contribution.

Thank you for the support from area media, including WPTZ, Lake Champlain Weekly, The Press Republican and Denton Publications.

Last but certainly not least, thank you to my fellow committee members David Blades, Susan Kier-Merrihew and Gerald Cline whose time and talent were invaluable.

Philip N. Jackson
Chairperson, Lewis Civil War Days Committee

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