Military New Albany Ohio

Society Activities Spring 2019

The Historical Society has been very busy the last few months and hopefully our doings have impacted the community and brought attention in a positive way. At our April 4th meeting, we shared a 2016 video created by Mark Easton with Dennis Keesee detailing the military career of Pearl Harbor survivor Milton Mapou, who passed…

The 75th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6 1944-2019

The 75th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6 1944-2019 On June 6, the Historical Society hosted a D-Day 75th Anniversary event at the New Albany United Methodist Church. A heartfelt thank you goes out to Monica Morgan for procuring the church including the rental fees; Helen Pestel for letting us in early and hurriedly helping to…

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“FINDING SCONIERS”

“FINDING SCONIERS” Wins Documentary Competition   The New Albany-Plain Township Historical Society has shared the journey of member Pamela Whitelock as she worked with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) for ten years to recover her uncle, Lt. Ewart T. Sconiers. Sconiers was a WWII B-17 bombardier who earned the Distinguished Service Cross for heroism…