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Bridges, Earthworks & History Hike

  • 26 Oct 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23603

Bridges, Earthworks & History Hike

When: Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:15am - 12:15pm

Where: Newport News Park, 13560 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23603

Contact: Jim Newman 757-867-6688  jimnewman55@cox.net
Description: Meet at the Discovery Center on Constitution Way at 9:15am. Do not go to Campsite Dr. where bike rides begin. Restrooms available at meeting place. This hike is a repeat of the Tuesday Group event of 2/13/18. The 5-miler involves several interconnected trails (White Oaks Nature, Wynn’s Mill & Twin Forts. Bring the usual—water, snack, $ for lunch. Ice cream too distant to consider. Wear appropriate clothing for conditions. Hike will not be cancelled because of weather. Along the hike there will be Civil War teachings related to significant sites encountered. This involves the failed Union Peninsula Campaign of 1862. This will be of interest of those who love American history while getting some exercise. No stuffy classroom here! There are five lunch options at Jefferson Shoppes, 13175 Warwick Blvd. Hungry hikers can choose from Mystic Jamaica, Skrimp Shack (not a typo), Blue Café Bar & Sushi, Hot Wings, & Subway. Menus will be displayed at our 9:15 meeting. Choices, choices! I leave decisions to individuals/groups.
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