SCRIBA - The Scriba Historical Society meeting will be held at 7 p.m on Tuesday, Nov. 12 instead of Monday in observace of Veterans’s Day.
There will be a brief report on Pvt. James Branagan, a Scriba Civil War soldier, who drowned in Lake Ontario. The Scriba Historical Society is placing a wreath on his grave in the Fort Ontario Cemetery.
Excerpts of tapes of Scriba World War II veterans made over 25 years ago will be shown. Included will be interviews with Frank Church who served in what became the Air Force, Carl Dickinson whose unit was surrounded by the Germans which lead to the famous “NUTS” incident, and Desmond Dutcher who enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17, and who was at Pearl Harbor on the “Day of Infamy”, Dec. 7, 1941. Partial tapes of other veterans may be shown.
The Scriba Historical Society meets at 42 Creamery Road in Scriba.