July 13, 2019 Stated: Ft. Delaware, Delaware City, Delaware
Brethren and Friends. Attached is the hotel, Lodge, dinner locations, etc. for the CWLR July 12 Stated. I believe we have an interesting day and weekend planned where we can learn more of our Masonic past and enjoy the company of our brothers, families and friends.
I have emailed this to as many brethren as I have email addresses for. It is also being added to our cwlr.org website. If you know of anyone who would benefit, please forward this information or direct them to our website..
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns about our July plans.Looking forward to welcoming you to your lodge,
Richard Burkman, W.M.
CWLR #1865 AF@AM
Home Phone: 410-760-4809
JULY 13, 2019 STATED COMMUNICATION
Delaware City, Delaware
INTINERARY FOR THE WEEKEND
So that we may better plan for this weekend, for food and group size for the restaurants and the ferry and fort, please let me know if you expect to attend (how many) by July 1. (firstname.lastname@example.org). Reserve with the hotel directly.
HOTEL: Best Western Plus, 875 Pulaski Hwy, Bear, Delaware 19701
Make your reservations by phoning 302-326-2500. Let them know you are with the Civil War Lodge of Research. Rooms with a king bed are available only. (Due to the quantity of rooms required by a sports team double bed rooms are not available). Total price per room, per night is $122.09. Please note that this price is being held in their company computer system and will automatically cancel (June 12, 2019) 30 days before our event date. If making reservations after that date, the hotel will honor our price, if rooms are available. The hotel has the normal breakfast buffet and an indoor swimming pool.
6:30pm FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER: Michael’s Restaurant, 1000 Churchman’s Rd., Newark, De. 19713
This is a very nice eatery with the option of dinner buffet, from the menu or pizza. Its website is: michaelsde.com
It is approximately 6 miles from the hotel.
10:00 am SATURDAY STATED COMUNICATION: Jackson Lodge #19 AF&AM, 406 4th St., Delaware City, De.
Donuts and coffee at 9:00am followed by the 10:00 stated. A chair lift is available, but some walking and stair climbing is necessary at the landings. They offer on street parking. The dining hall is available during the meeting for non-Masons. This is approximate 9 miles from the hotel.
Lunch at the Lodge to follow.
Afterwards a 3-4 block distance to the ferry loading area and to Fort Delaware. CWLR will pay for ferry transport/fort fee for its members. There is little off street parking. Healthy members might want to consider walking the distance. Ferries depart for the fort at 11:30am, 12pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm. The 2:00 ferry continues to Ft. Mott. At the Fort Delaware dock we will be transported to the fort by tram. Both the ferry and tram are wheel chair and walker friendly. We recommend you bring insect repellent. Do NOT wear open toe shoes or sandals!
Return times are based on the tram leaving the fort: 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm, and 4:30pm.
Please note that the island and fort have some rough and long walking surfaces. They are flat. Walking surfaces are on a par with other Civil War era locations we have visited.
6:00 Saturday Dinner: Stewart’s Brewing Company, 219 Governors Place (Governor’s Square Shopping Ctr), Bear, De. This is a brew pub offering a variety of starters, entrees and beverages.
Its website is: stewartsbrewingcompany.com
It is approximately 1.5 mile from the hotel – 8.5 miles from Delaware City.
Be safe in your travels. I look forward to enjoying a beautiful day with you.
Richard Burkman, W.M.
CWLR #1865 AF&AM
September 28, 2019 Stated:
December 07, 2019 Incoming Master’s Choice
LMIP’s, send ME a check ($420) PAYABLE to Grand Lodge of Virginia
Rich Radi – Secretary
P.O. Box# 259
Middletown, VA 22645
Cell # 540-270-7539
(Dues is $20.00 per year)