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Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Lack of Spring tours

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  • Tom Shay
    I expect to get to Antietam this month. If we don t become aware of a reason for the lack of tour offerings by then, be assured I ll inquire while there. Tom
    Message 1 of 21 , Apr 13, 2006
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      I expect to get to Antietam this month. If we don't become aware of a reason
      for the lack of tour offerings by then, be assured I'll inquire while there.

      Tom Shay


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "G E Mayers" <gerry1952@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 9:38 PM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Lack of Spring tours


      > Dear Tom;
      >
      > There has been a drastic reduction in the amount of tours offered by
      > the park over the last few years. I wonder if that is due to budgetary
      > reasons, personnel reasons or because Paul could no longer put an
      > aggressive schedule together?
      >
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      > G E "Gerry" Mayers
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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Tom Shay" <RoteBaron@...>
      > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 8:49 PM
      > Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Lack of Spring tours
      >
      >
      > > If you want an idea of how things have changed, just look at this
      > > listing of
      > > Spring tours just two years ago:
      > >
      http://web.archive.org/web/20040417143315/www.nps.gov/anti/pphtml/events.html
      > >
      > > Tom Shay
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Brian Downey" <bdowney@...>
      > > To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 4:40 PM
      > > Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Lack of Spring tours
      > >
      > >
      > >> The Park's events for the 2006 season seem to be online here:
      > >> http://www.nps.gov/anti/events.htm
      > >>
      > >> Two events:
      > >> 1 July - Independence Day celebration; and
      > >> 2 December - Memorial Illumination
      > >>
      > >> If this is all there is, there's something gravely wrong. More than
      > >> can be explained by Ranger Chiles retiring.
      > >>
      > >> I hope the events just haven't been posted online yet. But ...
      > >> Spring
      > >> events are usually up 1st or 2nd week of March, with the remainder
      > >> thru the fall by end of April. I look for these each year to post
      > >> and
      > >> plan.
      > >>
      > >> So far only the StPatrick's day tour has appeared.
      > >>
      > >> Should we be knocking on doors? Writing Congresspersons? I'm
      > >> worried.
      > >> Anybody got the real skinny?
      > >>
      > >> Brian
      > >>
      > >> --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Thomas Clemens"
      > >> <clemenst@...>
      > >> wrote:
      > >> >
      > >> > Steve,
      > >> > You probably heard this scuttlebutt too; they are not replacing
      > >> > Paul's
      > >> > position for the forseeable future, and Bill Woodworth is not
      > >> > coming
      > >> > back as a seasonal this summer. That leaves much work for the
      > >> > other
      > >> > rangers, and thus less tours. It is also about $. "Don't you
      > >> > know
      > >> > there's a war on?"
      > >> > Tom C
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