May Camp Meeting

May 4, 2022

The next meeting of the Garfield Camp is May 14, 2022 at the Interstate Plaza, lower level (16600 Sprague Rd., Middleburg Heights, 44130). The meeting starts at 10 am.

April Camp Meeting

April 3, 2022

The Garfield Camp is meeting April 9, 2022 at the Interstate Plaza, lower level (16600 Sprague Rd., Middleburg Heights, 44130). The meeting starts at 10 am.

Welcome to the Camp, William Savage!

February 3, 2022

The Garfield Camp would like to welcome William Savage to the camp. William’s Great-Great-Grandfather was Henry Emmitt Porter, a wagoner with Co. B of the 138th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Porter mustered into service May 2, 1864 and was discharged September 1, 1864. Organized at Camp Dennison, the 138th O.V.I. served in Virginia at White House Landing and Bermuda Hundred with the Army of the James.

Father Jerome Lukachinsky

July 5, 2021

We regret to share that our Brother, the Reverend Jerome Lukachinsky, passed away on June 30.  Father Jerome was the long-time Chaplain for the Garfield Camp and his spiritual guidance and friendship will be greatly missed.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Father Jerome’s nephew, Dylan, and the rest of his family.

A wake will be held July 8 from 3 pm to 6:45 pm at St. Monica Church (13623 Rockside Rd. Garfield Heights). A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 7 pm on July 8 at St. Monica’s. A graveside service will be on Friday, July 9 at 10 am at Holy Cross Cemetery (14609 Brookpark Rd., Brook Park).

Welcome to the Camp, Christopher Bartone

May 15, 2021

The Garfield Camp would like to welcome Christopher Bartone to the Camp!  Christopher’s Great-Great-Great-Grandfather, Lorenzo Curtiss, enlisted as a private on November 11, 1863 and served in Company H of the 14th New York Heavy Artillery.  Curtiss was later promoted to corporal and was discharged on August 26, 1865.  The 14th New York Heavy Artillery served as infantry in the 9th Corps during the Overland Campaign, including at the Wilderness, Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor before reaching Petersburg.  During the siege at Petersburg the 14th fought at the Battle of the Crater on July 30, 1864 and Fort Stedman on March 25, 1865.

Memorial Day at Woodland Cemetery

May 3, 2021

Woodland Cemetery is hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 31st at 10 am. Brother Tim Daley of the Garfield Camp will be speaking at the event.

2021 Mem Day Flier

David and Barbara Britton

January 15, 2021

We are sad to share that Brother David Britton and his wife, Barbara, passed away last month.  David was a long-time member of the Garfield Camp, serving many years as the camp treasurer and Barbara was active in the Eliza Garfield Auxiliary.  We will miss them greatly and our thoughts and prayers are with their son, Brother Mark, and the rest of the Britton Family.

February Meeting

January 5, 2020

The  Garfield Camp is meeting February 8, 2020 at the Interstate Plaza, 16600 Sprague Rd. (sometimes West Sprague on Mapquest), Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130.  The meeting starts at 10 am and will be in rooms 85/95 on the lower level.

Welcome to the Camp Ken Clark!

November 20, 2019

The Garfield Camp would like to welcome Ken Clark to the camp.  Ken’s Great-Great-Grandfather was Alonzo E. Martin.  Martin served as a private in Company H of the Fourth Maine Infantry.

Upcoming Camp Events

October 3, 2019

October 12: 10 am camp meeting at the Olmsted Falls Library

November 9: 10 am camp meeting at the Brooklyn Public Library

November 16: 11 am President Garfield Wreath Laying Ceremony (Lakeview Cemetery)

December 14: 10 am Annual Meeting at the Brunswick Public Library