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Perquimans County

Friends to Freedom

Wagon Train

Oct 7-10, 2010

Perquimans County

Friends to Freedom

Wagon Train

Oct 7-10, 2010

Presentation given by Teresa L. Hurdle

Wagon train Volunteer Committee Meeting

July, 7, 2010

but first here is a look at the campsite from our spring ride in severn nc
But first here is a look at the campsite from our spring ride in Severn, NC

We are so

B-cited!!!!

wagon route
Wagon Route
  • 12 miles Friday
  • 13 miles Saturday
anticipated timeline
Anticipated Timeline

Friday’s escorts

9:30-9:45am across US 17

1:45-3pm down HWY 37 from

Goodwin Mill to Perry’s Bridge RDs

Saturday’s escorts

12:30-2pm from Bagley Swamp to

1 of the staging areas in Winfall.

Road closure

2:30- 3:30pm/4:00 max

Church St

from Larry’s Drive Inn to King St

Escort across US 17

between 2:30-4:30 pm

These times will fluctuate depending on the size of our wagon train

Add at least 30 minutes for each

10 riders and/or 4 wagons.

ETA 1-2pm

ETD 2 or 3pm

Group size will determine

Newbold-White House

Thursday and Saturday

Night camp sites

thursday night newbold white house camp site
Thursday night Newbold White houseCamp Site

The gates open Thursday noon at the Newbold-White house.

Friday morning coffee and muffins for sale at the visitor center.

From 6:30-7:30

Shuttle service to move support rigs/campers to Belvidere camp from 7:30 -9:00

Gates close at 8:30 for new riders

Wagon pulls out at 9:30-10:00 depending on size may need a break between each 20 riders/wagon

Exit for Thursday. Entrance for Saturday Wagon Return

friday lunch stop
Friday lunch stop

Bear Swamp Ruritans providing lunch

Enter from Layden road and exit out of last drive way back onto paved road.

Some riders and/or wagon masters maybe traveling alone and cant leave their animals

May need to have volunteers walking to sale food or have folks there to stand with animal while participants buy food and use potties.

Wayne Layden’s home

309 Beach Springs Rd

friday night belvidere campsite overflow
Friday night Belvidere Campsite & Overflow

Belvidere Ruritan’s doing entertainment

General public is welcome to join in

Tour of historical homes

Old tractors

Horse drawn hearse

Tour of Wolfman Jack’s grave

Arts, crafts and baked goods

by local folks and area churches

Local musicians playing bluegrass

Supper by Belvidere VFD

Hamburger steak with gravy,

mashed potatoes & beans

Overflow

saturdays wagon route
Saturdays Wagon Route

Some participants may come in on Friday night or they may come Saturday morning to ride the Saturday Route.

Shuttle service to move support rigs/campers to Newbold-White house or Winfall staging area from 7:30a.m. -9:00 a.m.

Gates close at 8:30a.m. for new riders

Wagon pulls out at 9:30 a.m. -10:00 a.m. Depending on the number of participants organizers may need a break between each 20 riders/wagon

Belvidere Ruritains will be selling sausage biscuits to go for participants as they head out for the day.

saturday lunch stop
Saturday lunch stop

There is only one drive way so we need to keep participants moving to the back of field so the train does not bottle neck at drive way.

Organizers may need volunteers for traffic control wagon/riders and cars.

Organizers may need to have volunteers walking and selling food and/or willing to stand with animals while participant goes to buy food and use potties.

Parkville Ruritans will be selling lunch.

Paul Smith’s shop

221 Bagley Swamp Rd

saturday night camp site
Saturday night camp site

Returning wagon train enter on

Newbold-White Lane

Morning movement of Support rigs

should come in off of Skinner road

on to Overton Lane

Tours of historic Newbold-White house

Old wagon display & plowing demo

Costumed historical interpreters

Local band or DJ

Supper by Bethel VFD Eastern NC BBQ plate with homemade dessert bar

Exit for Thursday. Entrance for Saturday Wagon Return

winfall staging areas for parade through hertford
Winfall staging areas for parade through Hertford

Purpose is to re-group, rest, water animals.

100 or less participants we will gather at Winfall Park.100+ we will use Winfall Central School as a staging area.

Those not riding in parade can pick up their rigs and drive to NBWH

Those not riding in the wagon train but want to ride in the parade can park at boat ramp or Missing Mill Park and join in at bridge. Then they can circle around and go back to their vehicles.

breakdown on the timing
Breakdown on the timing

Average speed for horse and rider is

3 MPH

Fridays estimated fast time with

a 1 hour lunch should take

5 hours for a small group

1-10 riders 1-4 wagons

Add at least 30 minutes for each

10 riders and/or 4 wagons

Saturdays estimated fast time

with a 1 hour lunch should take

4 hours to reach staging

Take 1 hour to regroup at staging + 1 ½ hours from staging to camp

Total fast time for Saturday

6 ½ hrs

Add at least 30 minutes for each

10 riders and/or 4 wagons