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6259Re: [TalkAntietam] White's Ford Fording 8/28/10

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  • Ian Workman
    Jun 18, 2010
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      Thanks for the information. The actual ford is at the top of the island.
      Some people tend to do a lower crossing but I have no idea why. I would like
      to attend that fording as I have done that several times myself.

      Ian Workman

      On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 3:32 PM, eighth_conn_inf

      > I recently read about another Potomac River fording which sounded
      > interesting given the fun many have had at the two that SHAF and SBPA have
      > conducted. Here is the info I've found out in case anyone is interested. I
      > plan on attending in addition to attending the September Blackford fording.
      > The Col. William Norris Camp SCV/Gaithersburg, MD, is planning on hosting
      > another fording of the Potomac at White's Ford on 8/28/10 at about noon.
      > They will meet at the Dickerson / C&O Conservation Park in Maryland (located
      > along side the canal) then walk the 1/4 mile to the ford, cross, about 45
      > minutes one way, then return for lunch (suggested donation) and a historical
      > speaker (topic relating to the troops crossing in 1862 or 3 or 4). (Fording
      > the river is optional.) There will be a porta potty, and the Upper Mont. Co.
      > VFD will have their river boat on the water for the fording.
      > For information see their website www.mdscv.org/1398 but last time I
      > checked it did not yet have the 2010 info.
      > Larry

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