• The Swiss American Historical Society meets annually, on the second Saturday in October.
  • In 2014 we will be meeting in Philadelphia. New York will host the meeting in 2015.

2013 Meeting Agenda

August 27, 2013

My Dear Fellow Members of the Swiss American Historical Society,

I cordially invite you to attend our Annual General Meeting.  It will be held Saturday,  October  12, 2013 at the Swiss Embassy in Washington, D.C.   The morning session will be devoted to business and the afternoon session promises to be informative and entertaining.  The dress code is business attire.

Our agenda:

08:30 – 09:00   coffee, rolls and informal discussions

09:00 – 12:00    business

12:00 – 01:00    lunch

01:00 – 02:00   presentation by Jean-Francois de Buren, inventor of Helvetiq

02:00 – 02:30   presentation by Suzann Bosshard-Kalin,  author of Emigrant Paths

02:30  – 03:00  break with light refreshments

03:00 – 04:30  presentation  by Ron Duquette  (Albert Gallatin re-enactor) – the Treaty of Ghent

04:30   departure

The Embassy address is  2900 Cathedral  Ave N.W. , Washington D.C.  20008.  The Embassy encourages carpooling since the parking lot accommodates 20 cars.  If you wish to arrive by public transportation, the metro station Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan is on 2700 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, It is then a 7 minute walk to the Embassy (going up on Connecticut Ave and turning left on Cathedral Ave).

I deeply appreciate your contacting me via email.

Please let me know if you are coming by October 5, 2013. Attendance is free.  My mailing address is :

55 Twin Pine Way
Glen Mills, PA 19342

My email address is

I hope to see many of you there.

With cordial regards,

Fred Gillespie,  President of the Swiss American Historical Society

1 thought on “Meetings”

  1. I enjoyed the meeting and seeing everyone there. I am looking forward to 2013 in Washington D.C.

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