Proudly Announces Its 14th ANNUAL ROUND TABLE DINNER!!!  

Location: The Lamp Post Inn 1601 County Road 565, Glenwood Road, Vernon, NJ (www. – 973-875-9134) Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  
Come Join the Fun and Enjoy a Superb Dinner at The Lamp Post Inn in their private fireplace
room!  Relish the Camaraderie of your Fellow Civil War Enthusiasts! Our special dinner guest
speaker will be Brian R. McEnany who will be talking about “For Brotherhood and Duty – The Civil
War West Point Class of 1862”.  Mr. McEnany (a US Military Academy class of 1962 graduate and
Vietnam Veteran) will follow the cadets from their West Point years to the Civil War battlefield.  His
story presents a fascinating chronicle of the young classmates who became allies and enemies
during the largest conflict ever undertaken on American soil.       Ticket Donation:  $30.00
(Advance Ticket Purchase Required).  
The Buffet Meal includes antipasto, tossed salad, bread, roasted potatoes, sautéed vegetables,
Chicken Marsala, Shaved Top Sirloin of Beef, or Creamy Penne Vodka.  For dessert: apple crisp
with vanilla ice cream, coffee, tea, soda.  

Tickets can be purchased by making out the slip below and mailing it along with a check made out to the
“Colonel Henry Ryerson Civil War Round Table” to the address listed on the slip.

                                **Checks must be received by May 7th.**

Tickets will be given out when you arrive at the dinner.  Door Prize and Book raffle! Note:  The Dinner will
take the place of the regular May Meeting.  

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Name(s) _____________________________________________________________________

Address _____________________________________________________________________

City, State, Zip ________________________________________________________________

Number of Tickets: ____________    @ $30.00 each.   


Colonel Henry Ryerson Civil War Round Table c/o Jeff Chandler,
11 Dales Crossing Road, Sussex, NJ 07461.

CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE – April 17, 2018 Meetin


See you next Tuesday!!!

From Jennifer CS Brylinski, Round Table President

Info about the April Meeting

Meeting Date:  Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Time:  7:30 PM

Place:  Bristol Glen, 200 Bristol Glen Drive, Newton, New Jersey (973-300-5788), enter through Main
Entrance.  The meeting is in the “Town Hall” room.

Newton During the Civil War – Wayne McCabe Presenter

The April Meeting lecture will focus on what Newton looked like during 1860, just before the outbreak of
the Civil War.  Using old maps, lithographs, and photographs, Sussex County Historian Wayne T.
McCabe will walk the audience through the bustling town, the county seat of Sussex County.
Beginning at the recently laid tracks of the Sussex Railroad, the first train station, and turntable in the new
railroad yards, the presentation tour will proceed up Spring Street toward the county Court House.  From
there, the tour will go up both High Street and Main Street, showing what life was like almost 160 years
ago.  Private homes, churches and parsonages, commercial and government buildings, and other
physical improvements will be shown and discussed during the presentation.

For almost 50 years, Wayne T. McCabe has been involved in the fields of historic preservation and
community planning.  Wayne holds a B.A. in City Planning and a Masters of City and Regional Planning
from Rutgers University at New Brunswick.  In the last half of the 1970s and early 1980s, Wayne worked
for the Sussex County Planning Department.  In 1984 he formed his own consulting firm, McCabe &
Associates, Inc. that specialized in planning, engineering, surveying, and historic preservation.  In 2013,
he and his wife Marge decided to change the company focus to only planning and historic preservation,
and rebranded the company as McCabe & McCabe, LLC.

Wayne taught at Drew University for 13 years in the historic preservation program.  In 2004, the County
Board of Freeholders created the position of County Historian and appointed
The consulting firm has served as the professional consultant to 18 different municipal historic
preservation commissions throughout New Jersey, ranging from the Borough of Hamburg down to Cape

Wayne has also published 14 books about different aspects of our county’s history over the last 20
years, several being co-authored with Kate Gordon and more recently with his wife Marge. He presently
is completing a book about the history of the German-American Bund camp in Andover Township.

The Colonel Henry Ryerson Civil War Round Table provides educational programs, tours, and fellowship
for individuals interested in the Civil War Era.  Meetings are free and open to the public.  For more
information please call Jennifer at 973-948-4724 during the day, or check out the Round Table’s website

The Upcoming Civil War Round Table Season:

Spring Tour – May 12, 2018 – Gettysburg – The Bucktails at McPherson’s Ridge, with Gettysburg
Licensed Guide Rich Kohr.  10 a.m., West End Guide Station / Restrooms half mile west of town on
Route 30.

May 15, 2018 – Dinner Meeting – Brian R. McEnany, “The Civil War History of the West Point Class of
1862.”  Remember to make your Dinner Reservations now.  See our website and look under “newsletter”
for more info!