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Adventist Heritage Tour Info

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Adventist Heritage Tour Info
SEPTEMBER 23 TO 28, 2014

William Fagal, Trip Leader
Associate Director of the Ellen G. White Estate 

Sponsored by: Triadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church


Tuesday, September 23, 2014
•    Depart at 7:00 AM 
•    Park at the Chesapeake Conference of SDA office, 6600 Martin Rd, Columbia, MD
•    Travel to New Bedford, MA, arriving at approximately 5:00 PM

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
•    Visit Joseph Bates’s boyhood home in Fairhaven, MA, Fairhaven Bridge (connected with Bates’s passion for the Sabbath), and other area sites.

•    Visit the Old Sturbridge Village, a working reproduction of an 1830s village and surrounding farm that is a delightful introduction to the world in which Adventism had its beginnings.  

•    View Atlantic Union College’s Founders’ Hall, Village SDA Church, South Lancaster, MA.

•    Drive by J.N. Andrews’s home, 1444 Main St., North Lancaster, MA.

Thursday, September 25, 2014
•    Travel to Maine, visiting the grave of Hazen Foss on the way (Haverhill, MA).  Visit Gorham, Maine (where Ellen White was born), and Portland, to see the locations where she attended school, enjoyed the park, had her childhood accident, heard William Miller preach, was baptized, and was disfellowshipped from the Methodist Church. 

•     Pass by the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.  

•    Visit the scenic lighthouse, Portland Head Light.

•    Travel to Freeport and Topsham, Maine, to see the railroad cut that James White worked on and the home of Stockbridge Howland, where the Whites lived for a time and where they left their children when they had to travel without them.  

Friday, September 26, 2014
•    Travel to Washington, New Hampshire, the site where Advent believers first kept the Sabbath, to visit the church there and walk the Sabbath Trail.

•    Travel to West Wilton, New Hampshire, to see the graves of Uriah Smith and Annie Smith and to visit the home where they lived in their childhood.

•    Travel to New Ipswich, New Hampshire, to see the field where in 1844Leonard Hastings refused to harvest his potatoes in expectation of the Lord’s return, only to have the Lord preserve them for after the disappointment.  

Sabbath, September 27, 2014
•    Travel to Whitehall, New York, to spend the Sabbath at the William Miller Farm.  We will have the church service there in the chapel that Miller built, share stories of his experiences, spend some time on “Ascension Rock,” where many believers gathered on October 22, 1844, to await Jesus’ return, and will celebrate the Lord’s Supper there in a dedication service at the chapel.

•    Catered Lunch provided.  

Sunday, September 28, 2014
•    Travel home.  Depart 8:00 AM.  
•    Arrive at Chesapeake Conference of SDA office, 6600 Martin Rd., Columbia, MD, at approximately 6:00 PM.

•    $595.00 per person double occupancy.  Price includes daily hot breakfast buffet, lodging, transportation, lunch on Sabbath and entrance fees for the Old Sturbridge Village.
•    $895.00 per person for a private room.  Price includes daily hot breakfast buffet, lodging, transportation, lunch on Sabbath and entrance fees for the Old Sturbridge Village
•    Cost for children staying with two adults is $241.00 per child to cover the cost of transportation.  

The total amount is due on September 9, 2014 

Make check out to:  Triadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church.  
Mail to:  Maurice Bascom, 13902 Hallowell Court, Dayton, MD 21036

Dress:  Casual.  Dress appropriately for Sabbath church service at the William Miller Farm.  Bring a light sweater and/or jacket and comfortable walking shoes.  

Meals:   Daily hot buffet breakfast is included in price.  You are responsible for the cost of lunch and supper.  

For additional information call:  Maurice Bascom, 410-531-5294; Jeanie Tamman, 301-460-9320; Candy Iverson, 443-283-2334; or Cindy Possinger, 301-728-7817.

Parking:  Parking is free at the Chesapeake Conference of SDA office,
  6600 Martin Rd, Columbia, MD