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Port of Missing Men Hike & Historical Program

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Date: October 18, 2009
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location Meet at Ridgefield High School parking lot near tennis courts
Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
Summary:
This popular historical program takes us back to the early 1900's to the site of the famous "Tea House" in North Salem. For adults and children ages 8 and up.
Detailed Description:

This walk along the old Port of Missing Men property will feature stories about the Italian immigrants who brought their old world skills to Ridgefield to build roads and bridges, clear swamps, and build dams and lakes. We will relive the early years of Ridgefield and search for ruins of the shanties where workmen once lived. We will also enjoy fall foliage and beautiful views along the way. This program is for adults and children ages 8 and up. It is an easy to moderate hike that lasts about 1-1/2 hours. Please contact us to register, free for members, $5 for non-members. Meeting place: Ridgefield High School parking lot near tennis courts.

In case of rain or bad weather please check our website or call 203-438-1063 to find out if program has been canceled.

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