2015 George Washington Birthday Ball

On February 20, over 100 people gathered at the Union League Club to celebrate George Washington’s birthday and support Fraunces Tavern Museum. Guests were greeted and accompanied by the Knickerbocker Greys, the 3rd New Jersey Regiment of Captain Bloomfield’s Company, and bagpipers, The RoyalPiper Al Gonzales and Pipe Major Jim Higgins.

Beth L. Hill, President and CEO of Fort Ticonderoga Association graciously accepted this year’s Distinguished Patriot and spoke of the responsibilities of historical preservation.

Knickerbocker Greys

Knickerbocker Greys

Pipe Major Jim Higgins & The RoyalPiper Al Gonzales

Pipe Major Jim Higgins & The RoyalPiper Al Gonzales

The 3rd New Jersey Regiment, Captain Bloomfield's Company

The 3rd New Jersey Regiment, Captain Bloomfield’s Company

L-R: Susan & Jim Grayshaw, Josie & SRNY President Ambrose Richardson

L-R: Susan & Jim Grayshaw, Josie & SRNY President Ambrose Richardson

L-R: Wes Oler

L-R: Wes Oler, David Menegon, Carl McCarthy, Walley Grover Francis

L-R: David Tisdale Woods, Steve Trusnovec, Anthony D.E. Wellman

L-R: David Tisdale Woods, Steve Trusnovec, Anthony D.E. Wellman

SRNY President, Ambrose M. Richardson with Distinguished Patriot, Beth L. Hill

SRNY President, Ambrose M. Richardson with Distinguished Patriot, Beth L. Hill

Standing L-R: Scott Hill, Josie & SRNY President Ambrose M. Richardson, Coulter Richardson, Katherine Burnstein Seated L-R: Beth L. Hill, Raymond Manning, Jessica B. Phillips, Jake Phillips

Standing L-R: Scott Hill, Josie & SRNY President Ambrose M. Richardson, Coulter Richardson, Katherine Burnstein
Seated L-R: Beth L. Hill, Raymond Manning, Jessica B. Phillips, Jake Phillips

Standing: Mary M. Springer, P. Layton Sanders, David Tisdale Woods, Anthony D.E. Wellman, Carl McCarthy, Seated L-R: Gilbert Foley, Laurence Simpson DDS, Lillian Mittl DDS, Lauren Silberman

Standing L-R: Michael Coneys, Xichee Moua, Luke Hyun Seated L-R: Bill Manger, Elbrun & Peter Kimmelman, [name]

Standing L-R: Michael Coneys, Xichee Moua, Luke Hyun
Seated L-R: Bill Manger, Elbrun & Peter Kimmelman, Coneys

FTM/SRNY staff

FTM/SRNY staff