May 9 - 12. . . . . . . . . . Spring Festival
July 3 - 7. . . . . . . . . . ..Field's Day
October 5 . . . . . . . . . Apple Butter
October 19 - 20 . . . Fall Festival
October 21 - 22 . . . .State Convention
December 1 . . . . . . . Christmas Dinner
Blue Ridge Council will have it's Fall Festival October 20, 2017, at Blue Ridge Park. Lots of good food and Flea Market and live music too. A great day in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
First Photo here is Or the Graton Council's by-laws booklet. The second photo is of the Grafton Council's Charter which is hanging in the Yorktown council's Lodge hall on Lodge road, Poquoson, Va. We are now the Yorktown/Grafton Council No. 66; Poquoson, Va.
The State Meeting of the State Council of Virginia is October 15 and 16, 2017, in New Market, Va. At the Shenvalee Golf Resort. Starting at 4 pm for registration.
This is the Members and the Ladies at the `100th Session of the State Council of Virginia. October 1984,at the Dutch Inn in Collinsville, Va.
We are members of the General Executive Board of the Jr. Order Of United American Mechanics.. Since 1910 when Virginia left the national council of the JROUAM. Here is a Proceedings of the GEB. 1948.
My Father K.T. Smith, Jr. who was State Council Secretary-Treasurer from 1956 to 2010. He was State Councilor of Virginia for 1954-55.. Mother Lillian Taylor Smith his wife for 62 years was the Secretary to the Secretary-Treasurer. This was in 2006 Convention Banquet, when the State Council presented him a plaque for his 50 years service..
The above Photo is The Grafton Council No. 76 Lodge hall on Grafton drive ( formley Old Rt. 17). Council # 76 is now a duel council with Council # 66 of Poquoson, Va. Since 2016, known as Yorktown/Grafton council No. 66. The building goes back to 1900 when the Methodist-Episacple church south York charge owned it and sold to the Jr. Order and 3 other Farternal Orders in 1906.
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