Friday, September 16th & Saturday, September 17th, 2016
Lafayette Hotel, Marietta, Ohio
Call for room reservations: 1-800-331-9336
Friday, September 16th
Evening get together at the Ohio River Museum for the museum’s 75th anniversary. The museum was founded by S&D. Also view restoration progress on the last fully intact sternwheel steam towboat, the W.P. SNYDER JR.
Saturday, September 17th
9:30 AM – Annual business meeting, state of the organization, reports from group chapters, and adjunct organizations. Election of officers.
12:00 Noon – Parkersburg, WV – Boat ride to Blennerhasset Island and tours of the Blennerhasset Mansion. Members will be responsible for their own transportation to and from Parkersburg. Boxed lunch. Advanced reservations required. $25. Reserve your spot here on the website, or send check, or gold bars, to:
Dale Flick – S&D Treasurer
1444 Burney Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45230
6:30 PM – Banquet at the Lafayette Hotel, with featured speaker Captain Alan Bernstein, of B&B Riverboats in Cincinnati, Ohio. Advance reservations required, $30 per person. Reservations can be made through the Lafayette Hotel. 1-800-331-9336
Please note that there are several other fine museums in downtown Parkersburg:
Blennerhasset Museum – additional history of the island and family, and their pivotal role in American history, and a river history section with items on-loan from S&D.
West Virginia Oil & Gas Museum – title is self-explanatory, and very interesting.