FERNANDINA BEACH WEATHER

Colonial Dames dedicates “Legacy Tree”

Colonial Dames
Press Release
Submitted by Cara Curtin
October 11, 2020

The Princess Amelia Chapter Colonial Dames of the XVII Century gathered around a legacy tree at Egan’s Creek Park on a recent Saturday morning to honor Vice President Lucinda Jo “Cindy” Glenn. The legacy tree dedication ceremony was held on the one-year anniversary of her death.

Standing in front of the Glenn Legacy Tree are left to right: Jane Collins, Cara Curtin, Florida State Society Colonial Dames of the XVII Century Registrar Jean Mann, Princess Amelia Chapter President Sherry Harrell, Teresa Reynolds, Rumsey Young, Joanne Templeton, Vice President Sheila Carlin, Fernandina Beach City Manager Dale Martin, Chapter Registrar Lisa Bauer, Past President Georgia Murray, Recording Secretary Faith Varrasse, and prospective member Claudia Naugle.

Note also the historical marker denoting the park as the original site of Egmont Plantation. The marker was erected under Miss Glenn’s leadership as Regent of the Amelia Island Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, with research by Chapter Historian Claudia Naugle.

Colonial Dames XVII Century is a national, lineage-based organization of women with documented ancestors living in the country before 1701. Its primary mission is the preservation of historic sites and records, promotion of heraldry and coats of arms, support of charitable projects, and the education of the nation’s children.

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