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*** THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED ***
The 2020 Delano Kindred Annual Meeting and Reunion will be held at the Hampton Inn Manassas in Manassas, VA, Friday September 25 (Welcome Dinner and speaker) and Saturday September 26 (Annual Meeting and tours). There will be a Board of Directors meeting on Sunday morning, after the hotel’s free breakfast is over. If you want to get a head start on reservations, the hotel telephone number is (703) 369-1100. We have a block of rooms at $94/night plus tax for one king or two queen beds, and the RATE CODE you need to mention is DKR. The room block is for the nights of 9/25 & 9/26, but they will extend it in either direction if asked.
The Delano Kindred website has undergone a major transformation. This transformation has brought a new design with cleaner presentation of content. Due to these design changes, it is possible that your web browser (ie: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) may have older versions of the Delano Kindred website cached. Browsers cache web content in an effort to speed up page load times. Sometimes older cached copies of sites can cause new designs to not render properly until the old cache is cleared. This post is written by one of the designers of our new site to show us how to clear our browser cache. The below tips are for the more popular browsers in use today:
- Open Firefox
- Select the Tools menu
- Select the Options sub-menu
- Click Privacy & Security
- Locate section titled Cookies and Site Data
- Locate and click the button labeled Clear Data...
- Uncheck all options EXCEPT Cached Web Content
- Click the button labeled Clear
- Open Internet Explorer
- Select the Tools menu
- Select the Internet Options sub-menu
- On the General tab locate the section titled Browsing history
- Locate and click the button labeled Delete...
- Uncheck ALL options EXCEPT Temporary Internet files and Cookies
- Click the Delete button
- Open Google Chrome
- Click on the verical elipsis menu on the top right corner
- Click on Settings
- Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the link that reads Advanced
- Locate the section titled Privacy and security
- Locate and enter the option that reads Clear browsing data
- Choose the Advanced tab
- Uncheck ALL options EXCEPT Cookies and other site data and Cached images and files
- Click the Clear data button
- Open Safari
- Select History
- Select Clear History
- Choose how far back you want your browsing history cleared
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We are delighted to announce that the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society is now accepting early orders for the much anticipated publication "Duxbury, Our Pilgrim Story: a 2020 Perspective". There are two chapters in this book which focus on our Delano heritage; these were contributed by our genealogist, Muriel Curtis Cushing, and our newsletter editor, George B. DeLano.
Click here to view or download the order form for this book. Here is a brief summary of what's in the book.
Duxbury?s commemorative publication for Plymouth 400 featuring essays by twelve local historians each with a unique look into Duxbury?s early settlers. Also featured is a compelling perspective by an independent scholar of the Wampanoag nation. Essays include:
- Duxbury?s Archeological History
- The Pilgrim Connection to Clark?s Island
- Duxbury?s Early Lands and Leaders
- Adventuresome William Collier
- Backstory to Colonization
- John and Priscilla Alden of Duxbury
- Day-to-Day Life in the 17th Century
- Priscilla and Her Children
- Along Ancient Paths
- Searching for the Old Burying Ground
- The Delano Family
- and Duxbury?s Myles Standish Monument
- Sally M. Aldrich, Historian, will present an overview of the Dartmouth Propriety established in 1652 and the little-known history that unfolded over the following century that made this area unique among New England towns.
- Robert E. Harding, Ph.D, president of DHAS, will discuss ?Delanos? and a Few Surprises in the Old Dartmouth Town Meeting Records 1680-1786. Included will be a variety of excerpts from the records which give insight into the way of life of Old Dartmouth as well as special actions prior to and during the Revolutionary War.
- Richard Gifford, Esq., will reveal some of the early homesteads, farms and land transactions of some of the very old family names: Delano, Church, Cooke, Spooner. His research of deeds may help to pinpoint the exact location of Lt. Jonathan Delano home which has remained a mystery.
- George B. DeLano, Delano Kindred Newsletter Editor and Past President, will update us on his efforts to determine the acreage and relative location of Lt. Jonathan Delano?s parcels of land contained in his Will and mentioned in the Deed of Apportionment Surveys of 1714 to 1763.
- Noon to 6:00 PM: Attendee Registration
- 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM: Genealogy Q&A with Muriel Cushing
- 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM: Speakers
- Sally Aldrich
- Bob Harding
- Richard Gifford
- George DeLano
- 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM: Delano Kindred Board of Directors meeting
- 9:30 AM to 9:45 AM: Group picture on Town Hall Steps
- 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM: Highlights walking tour with Chris Richard
- 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM: Attendee Registration (continued)
- 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM: DELANO KINDRED Annual Business Meeting
- 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM: Socializing / cash bar / Group Picture
- 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM: Buffet dinner
- 8:45 PM to 9:30 PM: Delano Kindred Board of Directors meeting
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