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    ... From: Karen Lindley Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 9:57 AM Subject: Princess Anne Hunt Trail Ride April 2nd PRINCESS ANNE
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Karen Lindley" <lindleykaren@...>
      Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2005 9:57 AM
      Subject: Princess Anne Hunt Trail Ride April 2nd


      PRINCESS ANNE HUNT

      TRAIL RIDE
      SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2005
      10:00 A.M.

      FORT POCAHONTAS at WILSON’S WHARF
      CHARLES CITY, VIRGINIA
      Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. A Virginia Historical
      Landmark.
      Fort Pocahontas was an earthen fort built and manned by hundreds of United
      States Colored
      Troops under the command of Brigadier General Edward Augustus Wild. On May
      24, 1864
      the Fort was attacked by Confederate forces commanded by Major General
      Fitzhugh Lee,
      nephew of General Robert E. Lee. The action resulted in the first victory
      for USCT’s. The fort
      was abandoned by Federal troops in June, 1865. The Virginia Department of
      Historic
      Resources views Fort Pocahontas as “one of the best-preserved fort sites.”


      $25.00 PER RIDER ENGLISH / WESTERN
      (Lunch Only, $10.00 Per Person)

      Lunch served following ride, approximately 1:00 P.M.
      2 Flights:
      1st Flight: Walk / Trot / Canter
      2nd Flight: Walk / Trot
      Light refreshments will be served at mid-point of ride.

      Negative Coggins and waver required at registration.
      Hard hats suggested.
      RSVP: Callie and Bill Overstreet, 804-320-3637 or parsonspal2@... by
      March 29, 2005.

      DIRECTIONS:
      From Richmond: From I-295 and Rt. 5, go East approximately 24 miles to Rt.
      614, Sturgeon Point Road (about 2 Miles past Sherwood Forest Plantation).
      Turn right onto Sturgeon Point
      Road. Go about 1 mile and watch for PAH (Princess Anne Hunt) signs
      leading to parking area.

      From East: From 1-64, take exit 242A (Jamestown/Rt.199 East) to Rt. 5.
      Take Rt. 5 West for 16 miles to Rt. 614, Sturgeon Point Road. Turn Left
      onto Sturgeon Point Road. Go about 1 mile and watch for PAH (Princess Anne
      Hunt) signs leading to parking area.

      In case of inclement weather, call Hunt Recording, 804-798-3761 (No
      messages please).

      PRINCESS ANNE HUNT est. 1927
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