The 2016 Taylor Association reunion is now history. Everyone reports having had a great time. A big THANK YOU to all who helped make it a success. A special thank you to Jan (our president & froufrou expert) & Jim (our treasurer & expert froufrou transporter, photographer, etc.) Pifer who have hosted the 2015 & 2016 reunions.
The crew that made this reunion happen (apologies to anyone I have omitted):
Jan & Jim Pifer, Liz McBee, Eula M. Jeter, Gladys Hutchins, Marcy Patterson, Jill Trotter, Russ Thomas, Bev Holiday, Mayor Jerry Peluso, Annie Brown, Bobbi & Ed Newell, Spence Houlihan, Pete & Lora Hessing, John & Karis Pumphrey, Heather Hurley, Huyett Hurley-Bugbee, Helen Marie Taylor, Dr.William & Barbara Gist, Dr. Maynard & Nancy Stetten, E. H. Taylor & Joanna Hay, & Richard L. Taylor.
Hover your cursor over the photos in the collages to see credits. Click the picture to enlarge it.
Jan & Jim Pifer (Taylor Garden B & B, Newport, KY)
The reunion picnic & general meeting of the Taylor Association, Gen. James Taylor V Park, Newport, KY
The registration table
a side of Taylors-the entertainment (& were they good!!!)
[cousins??? I’m working on it]
A view of Cincinnati from the park (where the Licking & Ohio Rivers meet)
Pres. Jan, Frank Peluso-Vice Mayor & Mayor of Newport, Jerry Peluso
Jim showing one of his many talents (supporting the mic speaker so those in the back could hear)
The food tent
Helen Marie Taylor in story mode.
Thank you to Russ Thomas–tour coordinator
The Party at Jan & Jim’s
Thank you to Jim & Jan, Eula, Gladys, Marcy
Before the party
Thank you to Bobbi & Ed Newell & Annie Brown–tour & lunch coordinators
Thank you to Nan (Taylor) Palmer for letting us visit your farm.
Basin Spring Farm
Spring Hill Farm
Thank you to John & Karis Pumpfrey & family for sharing your house & farm & for rescheduling your vacation to be there for us.
Thank you to Heather Hurley & Huyett Hurley-Bugbee & Helen Marie Taylor–tour coordinators
Thank you to Dr. William Gist, Jr. & wife Barbara for opening your home & for the great tour!
Springfield (inside) photos by several; click picture for credits
Springfield on the back porch (composite photo)
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville
Zachary Taylor Mausoleum
Zachary & Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor
Buffalo Trace Distillery, Frankfort
Thank you to E. H. Taylor Hay, Jr. & wife Joanna–tour coordinators and wonderful tour guides.
Thank you to Bob Gates (folklorist), our tour guide at Buffalo Trace Distillery.
Commodore Richard Taylor’s home in the middle of Buffalo Trace Distillery
(Col. George Taylor & Rachel Gibson’s son–one of 10 in the Revolutionary War)
watch the website for more pictures
2016 Reunion, June 17-22, Newport, KY, Reunion/picnic June 18.
jdpifer at gmail dot com (Jan Pifer)
steve.taylor at JTIAssociation dot org
Friday 17th – folks can arrive
Sat. 18th— reunion & picnic / Newport highlights / dinner at Jan & Jim’s
Sun. 19th— Winchester highlights
Mon. 20th— Louisville highlights
Tues. 21st— Frankfort, Buffalo Trace Distillery