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Andersonville National Historic Site
The Andersonville National Historic Site, located near Andersonville, Georgia, preserves the former Camp Sumter, a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the final twelve months of the American Civil War. Most of the site lies in southwestern Macon County, adjacent to the east side of the town of Andersonville. As well as the former prison, the site contains the Andersonville National Cemetery and the National Prisoner of War Museum.
Planned Lunch Stop
Highway 82, Georgetown, GA 39854
This is a VJMC event. As such, a ride waiver will need to be signed, helmets must be worn and motorcycles must have a current registration and insurance.
OVERNIGHT LODGING – Americus, Georgia
1205 S Martin Luther
Americus, GA, US, 31709,
Phone: (229) 924-4431
This Adventure will take place during Labor Day weekend, September 1-3, 2018. The plan is for the Adventure lead to depart from the
Comfort Inn & Suites, – 2214 Highway 71, Marianna, Florida at 8:30am for Andersonville, Georgia
If anyone plans to spend Friday night October 31, 2018 at the Comfort Inn please let us know and we can get together that evening for a bit.
The agenda for this event is….
Base hotel will be the Quality Inn in Americus, Georgia.
Aug 3 – meet at the Andersonville Historic Park Visitor Center approximately mid-day. Tour the Visitor Center, watch a video and tour the park as time allows. Park Hours 9:00am-4:00pm – evening dinner social (Dutch Treat).
Aug 4 – Revisit the Park if necessary. Followed by a tour of the local area – focusing on points of interest. evening dinner social (Dutch Treat)
Aug 5 – Depart Americus, Georgia returning to Mariana, Florida. The return route will emphasize the points of interest between Americus and Marianna. Some of you we expect will head other directions leaving Americus.
Some asked what “Dutch Treat” meant. So here’s the definition: Dutch Treat: an outing, meal, or other special occasion at which each participant pays for their own expenses. LOL.
If you plan to join us please RSVP to email@example.com. This RSVP is to allow us to prepare our riding plan to support the group size. Since this is a VJMC event – helmets are required and you will be required to sign a ride waiver. The waiver will be provided as you join the event.
There is no registration fee for this Adventure Ride. Each participant is responsible for his her expenses.
If you have any questions or comments regarding this Historic Adventure Ride – please contact Peter Slatcoff at 850-624-8811 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Contact: Peter Slatcoff, 850-624-8811 or email@example.com
VJMC Historic Adventure – The first in a series of Adventure Rides to visit a variety of historical places in the Southeastern United States. Notifications of these Adventures will normally be 30-45 days prior to departure. Stay tuned for the next Adventure.
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A show open to all motorcycles 20 years and older. All proceeds go to the museum. Entry fee is $10 for one motorcycle & for $15 you may enter as many motorcycles as you can bring. Door prizes for entrants.
National Vintage Yamaha Rally
“LARGEST VINTAGE YAMAHA EVENT IN NORTH AMERICA”
presented by the VJMC and XSSE
The 2018 Vintage Yamaha Rally is a gathering of like minded enthusiasts who enjoy owning, fixing, and riding Yamahas from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. The rally is located at the Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge in Stecoah, North Carolina. There are riding routes on Saturday and Sunday that feature the Tail of the Dragon, Cherohala Skyway, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Moonshiner 28.
Participants can gather with other riders of similar skill and choose routes to suit their preference. We enjoy breakfasts and dinners at the Iron Horse and a lighthearted award ceremony on Saturday evening.
NEW FOR THIS YEAR: A limited class vintage bike show. Classes are yet to be determined. Please check back for more information on the bike show.
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Axis Powers Ride! October 6, 2018 @10:00am
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Annual Florida VJMC Rally
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