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

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  • Ian Workman
    Larry, Can you shoot me an email at cwdigger@gmail.com Sincerely, Ian Workman On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 9:39 AM, eighth_conn_inf ... [Non-text portions of this
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      Larry,

      Can you shoot me an email at cwdigger@...

      Sincerely,
      Ian Workman

      On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 9:39 AM, eighth_conn_inf
      <eighth_conn_inf@...>wrote:

      >
      >
      > Ian,
      >
      > It was a fun fording with maybe 25 crossing with a dozen flags; weather
      > perfect; only a few fell in mostly in a channel which was about waist deep.
      > It was more slippery than Blackford's with some gravel and weed. It is also
      > wider than Blackford's.
      >
      > Nice group of SCV people; John Priest played music and sang.
      >
      > BTW, I admired your mortar shell in the Newcomer House where some of us
      > will be volunteering soon; would you consider donating it to my collection
      > if I can lift it?
      >
      > Larry
      >
      >
      > --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com <TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>, Ian
      > Workman <cwdigger@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Larry,
      > >
      > > 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
      > > <eighth_conn_inf@...>wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > 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
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
      >
      >


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