Discussion of Senator Madsen's Camp Floyd State Park Amendments.

Progress on obtaining ten acres in Fairfield on the site of the original Camp Floyd.
Present: Mike Helmantoler, Russ Felt, John Hawes, Brad Gurney, Roger Blomquist, Margaret Buttars and Chuck Mood

The Lehi Historical Archives move to Downtown Lehi will be until May.

Swift Printing generously provided business cards for Roger Blomquist,
our Visitor Center Construction Project Manager .We thank our Vice President Brad Gurney of Swift Printing for his talents and providing printing services.

Chuck Mood and Mark Trotter have been working with the state tax commission to get funding for the Camp Floyd Museum and Fairfield offices. They are hoping to get $200,000 to help with the project.

Mark Trotter and Russ Felt met with Senator Mark Madsen and legislative staff to introduce a bill to build a new visitor center for Camp Floyd State Park. Please reply if you can help build support for this bill.

Mark Trotter made a gun rack for the collection  historic muskets to be on display in the Commissary.

A field kitchen earthen oven to bake bread will be a new addition for our Memorial Day and Labor Day living history celebrations.

Russ Felt has located ten land locked acres in Fairfield where two Camp Floyd supply buildings were located. The Friends are looking for contributions to acquire this property. 

Michael Helmantoler will explore creating  a Fairfield Family History Discovery Center with FamilySearch.

Next Meeting: Thursday March 3, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the Lehi Historical Archives