Re: Shepherdstown Fording
- I think this sounds great and I would definitely be willing to kick
in a fee for a worthy cause. I'm out searching for maps to print out
--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
>Another thought for you all:
> Both are on private property, and have somewhat reclusive owners.
> How about arranging a walking tour of Shepherdstown Ford battle,including the Cement Mill area, and charge a small fee to raise funds
for preservation? We may have a source willingto provide some
refreshments and provide guides, etc. We could still wade the river
but also help out saving the area and learn more about the battle.
Details to follow, but what about the concept?
>additional crossings at
> Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
> Professor of History
> Hagerstown Community College
> >>> "cowie_steve" <cowie_steve@...> 06/30/08 10:23 AM >>>
> What possibility might exist on September 20th to arrange
> Snavely's Ford and Pry Ford? I realize that this request is alongshot, but thought I'd ask.
> --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Stephen Recker <recker@> wrote:
> > September 20th is looking good for the crossing. Tennis shoes and
> > stick is all you will need.when we
> > Stephen Recker
> > On Sunday, June 29, 2008, at 08:38 AM, eighth_conn_inf wrote:
> > > If the date works, count me in. (I assume that the river is low
> > > go.) My wife sort of volunteered to watch and be ready to call911. The
> > > last time she and I were on the Potomac when it was low severalyears
> > > ago near Point of Rocks, we saw lots of weeds and two snakes inthe
> > > shallow water. We weren't thrilled about swimming/wading then.Perhaps
> > > we could wade all of the fords the Rebels used? Any goodsuggestions on
> > > footwear?
> > >
> > > Larry F.
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