"We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately." -- Benjamin Franklin


Friends of 1776 Military Road to Meet Jan. 26

 CASTLETON, VT (January 12, 2013) – The public is invited as “Friends of the Hubbardton Military Road” convene in Castleton VT on Saturday morning, January 26 for their second annual business meeting.  The gathering will be held in the Castleton Free Library, at 638 Main Street in Castleton, during the library’s two open hours, from 10:00 a.m. until Noon.  In the event of an ice storm, the weather date is 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sun., Jan. 27, in the same location.

       The first agenda item will be to hear reports on the summer 2012 auto tour, the autumn military bridge hike, and last month's hike to the cellar holes along the military road.

       The second agenda item is to receive reports, from seven 2012 volunteers, of progress in listing the names and addresses of the property owners along the route of the 1776 road. 

       Third on the agenda is a discussion of ideas for “Friends of the Hubbardton Military Road” to consider for potential projects during 2013 and 2014, such as hikes (Hydeville branch?), mapping research, printing a re-supply of Joseph Wheeler’s 1968 book on the topic, programs, car tour (West Rutland to Center Rutland?), and marking the route with signs where the military road crosses public highways.

        Everyone is welcome to attend.  The meeting will take place in the base-ment of the library.  Anyone with mobility challenges or who uses a wheelchair may park on the west side of the library and approach the accessible basement entrance at the back of the building.  Light refreshments will be available.

        Annual membership dues can be paid at the end of this meeting.   Membership in the non profit Crown Point Road Association is available at the $3 senior/student rate, the $5 individual rate, and the $8 family rate.

        For more information, the public may call the committee chair, Tom Hughes, at 802-388-2967 or view this web site: www.HubbardtonMilitaryRoad.org.


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