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Chapter Meeting July 11, 2009
11:00AM - 3:00 PM

“Defending the Nation 1784-1811”
A lecture by Glenn F. Williams and a Tour of Fort Mifflin

The next meeting of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
will be held at Fort Mifflin, built in 1771. The meeting will begin at 11:00 AM with a guided tour of the Fort. A gourmet sandwich picnic box lunch from “Fresh on 47th” will follow the tour. We will then hear from our guest presenter, Glenn F. Williams, who will speak on "Defending the Nation 1784-1811 or how the Army developed between the end of the Revolution, 1784, and the eve of the War of 1812." Glenn is currently the Historian of the National Museum of the U.S. Army Project at Fort Belvoir, VA. Among his many accomplishments, he is the author of Year of the Hangman: George Washington’s Campaign against the Iroquois.

The cost of the meeting is $20.00, which covers admittance into the Fort, the tour, the box lunch and lecture. Everyone is invited to attend. Bring your friends and neighbors, too.

Place your reservation by calling Tom Brady at 215-342-7614 no later than July 5, 2009. Give Tom your choice of Smoked Turkey Breast, Baked Ham or Imported Cheese with Fresh Vegetables.

Directions to Fort Mifflin

South on I-95 take Exit 15 Island Avenue/Enterprise Avenue. At end of exit ramp, you will be on Enterprise Avenue. At stop sign turn left onto Fort Mifflin Road. Follow road, through short tunnel, to the first left turn. After left hand turn, follow signs straight into the Fort. Free Parking is on the left.

North on I-95 take Exit 13 - Valley Forge/West 291. Bear right and follow sign for

Island Avenue. At traffic light (Hilton Hotel on left corner), turn left onto Island Avenue. At stop sign turn left onto Enterprise Avenue. At stop sign, turn right onto Fort Mifflin Road. Follow road, through short tunnel, to the first left turn

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