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A small but en-
ergetic group left
LeRoy on Memo-
rial Day Weekend
for three days in
Scranton,
Penn-
sylvania. Accom-
modations at the
Hilton Innwereex-
cellent and Bedore
Tours provided a
comfortable ride
onamotor coach.
Most of the
group went on
the
Anthracite
Coal Mine tour
which left all of
us
impressed
with the hard life
of theminersand
the children that
worked in the
mines. Then we
visited the An-
thracite Heritage
Museum, which
includedphotographsof themines
andminedisasters thatwere taken
by LeRoy photographer, John Hor-
gan,Jr.
On Sunday, the group started at
theNational Parkat Steamtownand
took a short train ride to the Radis-
son at the Lackawanna Station for a
memorablebrunchwithachocolate
fountain on the dessert table. Then
the group caught the train back to
Steamtown for the afternoon. Tours
includedabehind the scenes tour in
themachine shopwherework isbe-
TerrificTrip toScranton
ing done on several steam engines,
including a Baldwin that will return
to service thisyear.
Monday morning we visited the
Electric Trolley Museum, which was
an unexpected delight and took a
trolley ride to the “Railriders” base-
ball stadium and the workshop for
the trolleys. This newmuseum is a
must seeonany trip toScranton. Be-
fore heading home, we visited the
Everhart Museum. Plans are in the
works for a fall trip to Vermont and
FortTiconderoga.
AVerySpecial
ThankYou
This year we have asked our Life
Members to make contributions to
our endowment fund to commemo-
rateour75thAnniversary. Manyhave
steppedupandmadeacontribution.
So far over $3,000hasbeendonated.
Thismoneywillbeassigned toanew
endowment tobeused for thecon-
tinuationof our educationprogram-
ming.We hope to increase this fund
in the next couple of years so that it
will support an education coordina-
tor.Anyone canmake a contribution
to this special endowment,please in-
dicate that you want your donation
to go the Hands-On-History Fund of
Lynne’sFUNd
BruceandNancyBaker
MaryBirge
BobBoyce
G.E.D.andSandyBrady
DanCote
NayanDas
Frank&MarthaDavis
Barb&FrankElliott
TonyGugino Jr
Mrs.GuginoSr.
EllenHarris
John Jenner
Sue&Bob Jones
Loreli Ketter
BobKettle
JaneMcCarthy
NewboldLeRoy
MaryRunfola
Anil Sawhney
Loren& JanWetzel
JoanneGraham
CarlMcQuillen
BarbBuchanan
AnnettePeck
NewboldLeRoy
PatNavas
JohnCarson
JuneDusen
BrendaBeal
Don’t Forget to
RenewYour
Membership
THEL
e
ROYHISTORICALSOCIETY
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ANNUALMEMBERSHIPDUES
Jan. 1,
-Dec. 31,
Family.................................35.00
Individual or Sen. Cit.........25.00
Sustaining...........................50.00
Supporting........................100.00
Life (Individual)...............400.00
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ADDRESS
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