Thank you so much for your interest in Fosters Meadow and preserving our German-American heritage for future generations.  We ask you to share your interest with family and friends. 


The Franklin Square Historical Society is a registered 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization and your donation is deductible to the full extent of the law.

Sponsorships are also available for the Home page.  Thank you!


The committee and those providing content for this website give of themselves voluntarily and receive no remuneration.  However, we incur costs for storing artifacts and maintaining a presence in the Franklin Square Historical Society museum, just to name a couple.  If you would like to help, your monetary donation is greatly appreciated.  Please write Fosters Meadow on the memo line of your check and mail to the address shown at the bottom of this page.  Please indicate if you would like to be recognized on our donation walls (below) or donate anonymously.  Donations can be made even for funerals, "In lieu of flowers", downloadable forms are below.

We are also always on the lookout for artifacts and memorabilia.  Thank you again!

I - General Donations

Helene Christ

Mae Ross - December 2002

Liz Bailey - 2012

Paul and Pat Hoffman - 2012

Bal Hoeffner - November 2014

Paul and Pat Hoffman - November 2014

Joseph and Florence Gunther - December 2014

Roxanne Kiefer Mollo - December 2020

Paul Hoffman - December 20

Anonymous Donor - December 2020

Anonymous Donor -  Janursay 2021

Elmont Fire Department - March 2021

II - In Memory Of


Peter Hoffman by Paul and Pat Hoffman - 2011


In Honor Of The Fosters Meadow Committee and all others who have assisted with their dedication, time, help and assistance in preserving the history of Fosters Meadow

                                                          by George Bauer - October 2017


 Anthony Schmitt Jr. by Raymond Hoeffner - April 2012


The Gunther and Wuerfel Families

                                                      by Joseph and Florence Gunther - 2014


Anthony and Cecelia (Hartman) Schmitt                                             

                                                       by Jean Schmitt - Garvey - Dec.  2014


Henry and Louise (Kiefer) Stattel

                                                  by an Anonymous Donor - Dec 2014


H. Thomas and Mary (Loeffler) Rottkamp

                                            by Arlene Rottkamp-Brennan - Dec.  2014


Anthony and Marion (Ruhl) Rottkamp  

                                              by Larry and Carol Rottkamp - Jan. 2015


Harry A. and Helen Rose (Wulforst) Hoeg

                                               by Marilyn and Judy Hoeg - Feb. 2015


Carolyn Gunther-Whalen by her son Thomas Whalen - March 2015


Albert and Helen (Herman) Schmitt

                                            by Kenny and Marian Schmitt - June 2015


John F. Dubon by Raymond Hoeffner - October 2015


John F. Dubon

             by Douglas and Kathleen (Dubon) Bausch Family - Oct. 2015


Anthony T. Coppola (Rottkamp)

                                             by an Anonymous Donor - February 2017


George and Barbara (Kiesel) Bauer

                            by George D. Bauer - Great Grandson  - June 2017


Henry M. and Anna C. (Rottkamp) Kiesel 

                      by Clara Kiesel-Murphy - daughter Clara  - August 2017


Robert C. and Doris (Felten) Jones,

                                     by Jeffrey Jones Jr. - grandson  - August 2017


The Congregation of the German Evangelical St. Paul's Presbyterian Church

                                        by an Anonymous Donor - Nov.  2019


The Hartmann, Zimmer and Froehlich Families


                                          by Marie Froehlich-Mildner - Dec. 2020


The Schmitt and Sappelt Families


                                       by Kenneth and Marian Schmitt - Dec. 2020


Philip and Katherina Frommel Hoeffner Family


             (Nicholas, Henry, Margarethe, Anton and John)


                                    by Kathleen Sheehan Dec. 2020


John and Catherine Jacobs


                                    by Joseph Schlosser - December 2020


Edna M. Hoeffner

                                     by Elizabeth Bailey April 2021



III - In Honor Of

(Events, Marriages, Birthday, Anniversaries)