4th Annual Hessian Christmas Party

The Cedar Swamp Historical Society, Socrates Masonic Lodge, East Hillside Cemetery &
The Reformed Church of Locust Valley cordially invite all

to a very special Christmas celebration on Saturday, December 7th, 2019:

4 p.m.: a special Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the unmarked graves of Hessian soldiers, commemorating
the 7-year occupation of Long Island during the American Revolution, at the historic East Hillside Cemetery, in
Old Brookville
5 p.m.: Christmas tree lighting & caroling at The Reformed Church of Locust Valley
6 p.m. – 11 p.m.: authentic German dinner & Christmas party, in the Reformed Church of Locust Valley’s
Fellowship Hall. Attendance at the dinner requires an RSVP and payment by December 5th; cost is $25 pp, no
refunds (visit our website for tickets). Everyone is encouraged to bring a special something to add to the
festivities.

To purchase your ticket or more information please call Steve at 516-996-0763

We hope you can attend all or some of our 3 events above, & we are accepting wrapped presents
& gift cards for those less fortunate, the lonely, those having a tough year, etc., of all ages
(please print out our tags from our website to mark on outside of gift). Drop-offs welcomed &
appreciated.

To download our gift tag here: https://cedarswamp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CHRISTMAS-GIFT-CARD-PRINTOUT.pdf

To print out a copy of our invitation click here: https://cedarswamp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Cedarswamp-invite.jpg

Please visit our website (www.cedarswamp.org) for more details, including ticket purchases, gift

Directions to Cemetery:

 

Direction to Church:

 

*a designated driver will be available & encouraged

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS CONTACT STEVE RUSSELL BOERNER

AT: PRESIDENT@CEDARSWAMP.ORG OR 516-996- 0763 (CALL OR TEXT)

“List of Oyster Bay Township, N.Y. inhabitants who assisted Hessians during the winter of 1783,” courtesy of the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection.