New England 4th of July Scouting Adventure
Edward Rogers (erogers@PPPL.GOV)
Thu, 30 Jun 1994 08:55:29 -0400
I will be in Fall River, Massachusetts this weekend awaiting my Troops
arrival at Camp Yawgoog in RI. on Sunday. In addition to plans of clamming
and fishing, we intend to visit the battleship and do a local BSA historic
At the foot of Bragger Bridge on Route 95 just as you enter Fall River is
the Battleship USS Massachusetts. Groups can arrainge to stay aboard the
Battleship Friday and/or Saturday, eat meals served on board , visit the
museum and also participate in a none affilated historic trail hike of the
Fall River area. There is also a Destroyer "Joseph P Kennedy, Jr.",
Submarine "Lionfish", PT Boats "617 & 796", LCM 56 WWII Landing Craft and
The following addresses and phone numbers are what I used to make the
necessary arraingments. I thought I would share this with others who might
be interested in the program.
USS Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc.
Fall River, Massachusetts 02721
1 508-678-1100 V
1 508-674-5597 F
Ask for the Overnight Program Packet.
While there do the "Footsteps of our Founders Trail" a 6.5 mile Fall River
Historic Trail Hike.
Send $2.00 for trail packet to:
BSA - Historic Trail Committee
Moby Dick Council
39 Grove Street
New Bedford, Massachusetts 02746
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