1131Re: [TalkAntietam] Antietam schedule March 2003
- Mar 6, 2003Tom,
Thanks for the post. The March 23rd hike sounds interesting.
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Subject: [TalkAntietam] Antietam schedule March 2003
> I have received Antietam's "tentative" schedule for 2003.
> It is expected to be formally approved and posted by Monday.
> Meanwhile, here are the March 2003 events (they are definite) ......
> March 15th & 16th (Saturday & Sunday)
> Battlefield Hike:The Irish Brigade At Antietam
> A Ranger led hike of the Battlefield that will discuss the attack
> of the Irish Brigade on the Confederate held, Sunken Road. The
> hike will begin at 1 P.M. at the Visitor Center and will conclude
> at approximately 3:30 P.M. near the Sunken Road on both days.
> The length of the hike is just over 2 miles.
> March 23rd (Sunday)
> Battlefield Hike-Nicodemus Heights & Confederate Artillery
> A Ranger led hike of this rarely visited area of the field that
> will focus on the Confederate Artillery during the morning
> hours of the battle. The hike will begin and conclude at Tour
> Stop 2, North Woods. The program will begin at 1 P.M. and
> will conclude at approximately 3:30 P.M. The length of the
> hike is 3 miles.
> March 29 Park Day 2003 (Saturday)
> Antietam National Battlefield is calling for volunteers to
> participate in Park Day, an annual hands-on preservation
> event created by the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT).
> The purpose of Park Day is to help local communities
> maintain and restore their Civil War-related battlefields,
> cemeteries, and shrines. Volunteers interested in donating
> their time and talents at Antietam National Battlefield are
> encouraged to meet at the Visitor Center at 9:00 A.M.
> This year's projects will consist of planting trees in the
> historic North Woods and planting apple trees in the
> historic Piper Orchard. In exchange for their hard work,
> volunteers will receive t-shirts and have an opportunity to
> learn about the significance of the sites. For more
> information about Park Day 2003 at Antietam National
> Battlefield, contact either Debbie Cohen or Ed Wenschhof
> at 301-432-6236.
> Tom Shay - Cressona, PA
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