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  • david lutton
    Mar 6, 2003
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      Thanks for the post. The March 23rd hike sounds interesting.

      David Lutton
      Hollidaysburg Pa
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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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