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The Haskell Family Association (HFA) holds reunions periodically in the United States. The International Haskell Family Society (IHFS) holds annual reunions in the United Kingdom. The most recent reunion was a HFA-sponsored reunion in Gettysburg, PA, on June 17-18, 2011.

 

 


 

 

IHFS Reunion at Portsmouth, England
June 17-19, 2010
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The reunion began on Thursday afternoon with a guided walking tour with David Parker around Old Portsmouth. A welcome dinner was held at the Royal Beach Hotel on Thursday night. On Friday morning a hovercraft took us to the Isle of Wight where we toured the Osborne House, the summer home of Queen Victoria. Dinner Friday night was at The Still and West in Old Portsmouth. On Saturday, a most interesting guded tour of the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard was followed by a boat tour of Portsmouth harbor. The reunion concluded with the general meeting and dinner at the Old Custom House on Gunwharf Quays.

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Standing (L-R): Dick Fisk, Maureen Emmins, Dick Haskell, Roger Emmins, Veronica Taylor, Melvyn Sutherland, Terry Taylor, Betsy Fisk, Mary Martin, Ian Haskell, Jean Haskell, George Hardy, Alan Haskell, Christine Simmons, Edie Haskell, George Haskell, Pat Haskell. Kneeling in front: Merv Stevens.

Merv Stevens (left) meets up with Dick Fisk, Edie Haskell, and Betsy Fisk at the Royal Beach Hotel.

Edie Haskell, Betsy Fisk, and Alan Haskell at the Royal Beach Hotel.

Ian Haskell, Janet Miller, and Maureen Emmins at the Royal Beach Hotel.

Guided walk with David Parker around Old Portsmouth.

The Royal Garrison Church was partially destroyed by German bombers in 1941.

Visit to Nelson's statue in Old Portsmouth.

Merv Stevens, Terry Taylor, and Alan Haskell enjoying a drink after our walking tour of Old Portsmouth.

Thursday night dinner: Pat Haskell, George Haskell, and Christine Simmons.

Thursday night dinner: Merv Stevens and Ian Haskell (who came from Australia).

Thursday night dinner: Alan and Pat Haskell.

Thursday night dinner: Terry and Veronica Taylor.

Thursday night dinner: Jean Haskell and Alan Haskell.

A hovercraft takes us to the Isle of Wight on Friday.

We visit the Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.

The Osborne House was the summer home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

The Osborne House was designed by Prince Albert and built between 1845 and 1851.

Roger and Maureen Emmins enjoy tea at the Osborne House.

Dinner at The Still and West. Left side (F-B): Maureen Emmins, Roger Emmins, Terry Taylor, Merv Stevens, Betsy Fisk, Dick Fisk, Veronica Taylor. Right side (F-B): Janet Miller, Ian Haskell, Alan Haskell, Pat Haskell, Edie Haskell.

Guided tour of Historic Portsmouth Dockyard. The Mary Rose Museum

Guided tour of Historic Portsmouth Dockyard.

Guided tour of Historic Portsmouth Dockyard. HMS Victory on which Nelson fell at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

Below deck on the HMS Victory.

Nelson's dining room on the HMS Victory.

Edie Haskell, Dick and Betsy Fisk in front of the HMS Victory.

The Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth Harbor.

The Still and West from the harbor boat tour.

Edie Haskell, Betsy and Dick Fisk on board the HMS Warrior 1860 in the Portsmouth Dockyard.

The Saturday night dinner was held at The Old Custom House. Left-to-Right: Edie Haskell, Betsy Fisk, Dick Fisk, Melvyn Sutherland, Sue Harvey, Roger Emmins, Jean Haskell, Christine Simmons, George Haskell

Ian Haskell and Peter Haskell.

Roger Emmins and Barry Miller.

Saturday night dinner at The Old Custom House.

Saturday night dinner at The Old Custom House.

Saturday night dinner at The Old Custom House.

Saturday night dinner at The Old Custom House.

   

 

 

 

 

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