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250th Anstine Arrival Anniversary Celebration / Reunion
Schedule of Events (Revised 1 April 2001)
 
FRIDAY 3 August 2001
 
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM At Picnic Shelter #1 in Algonkian Regional Park
Registration / Getting badges / Signing Guest Book for Time Capsule / Buying Tee Shirts (not included in basic cost ) / Mingling and Meeting
 
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM ANSTINE / ONSTINE FAMILY SHARING
Including some formal presentations / Individual Introductions and presentations
· Objective of this session is to share family information with Family Members so family members have a better understanding of the marvelous heritage of the Family.
· Program will begin will a short overview of the various Family Lines
· Several Family Members who have done extensive research will provide a summary of their efforts and provide information on the interesting facts they have learned about various family members.
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM DINNER and MINGLING (Pizza delivered to Picnic Shelter)
7:30 – 9:30 PM ANSTINE / ONSTINE FAMILY SHARING CONTINUES
· Objective of this session is to learn more about each Family member present including children. Suggestions:
o Where do you live – Where have you lived
o Where did your parents live?
o What are you doing these days?
o What are your hobbies?
o Interesting Family experiences?
o For children where do you go the school? What school activities are you involved in?
o Any pets (dogs, cats, horses, other)?
o Awards or other recognition?
 
SATURDAY 4 August 2001
 
This day will be a day of Alternative Events
The primary event will be a day trip to York County PA.
The objective of this trip is for Family Members to acquaint themselves with the area where many of the Family foreparents lived. Also many of the cemeteries where many Family Members are buried will be visited. We will have a list of all family members buried in each cemetery and hopefully a map showing where to find each one.
The other possible formally planned events are listed below
7:30 AM Cars leave for York County PA
9:30 AM Arrive at in York County (location to be determined) for Bus Departure
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM Bus Tour of Anstine Family Sites
12:00 AM Box Lunch in a Park
1 PM - 4 PM Bus Tour Continues
4 PM Bus returns to Area where cars are parked
Dinner on your own. Local suggestions for dinner in York County will be
made. This will provide an opportunity for individual research also.
ALTERNATIVE EVENTS For Saturday:
Golf at nearby Golf Course in Park
Conducted Tour of Washington DC Highlights
Conducted Visit to Daughters of American Revolution and National Archives
 
 
SUNDAY 5 August 2001 (A DAY IN THE PARK)
 
· The objective this day is for family members to continue to meet each other on a more informal basis though family games and other activities.
· Tables will be set aside after lunch for those who desire to display family photos and other family information for Family Members to review.
· The day will conclude with a sit down dinner at a nearby restaurant (Still to be determined)
10:30 AM – 12:30 Children's Games
12 Noon Lunch – Box Lunches from Corner-Bakery in Cascades VA
1:30 PM GROUP PHOTOS (Total Group and Family Line Groups)
2:00 PM Anstine Family Games Olympics (All records will be new)
4 PM - 5PM Anstine Family Time Capsule Ceremony (Everyone contributes)
5:30 PM Break for Swimming and rest before ANSTINE FAMILY BANQUET
7:00 PM ANSTINE FAMILY BANQUET Refreshments (soft drinks, ice tea)
7:30 PM ANSTINE FAMILY BANQUET Sit Down Dinner at a Local Inn / Restaurant
9:30 PM Closing Ceremony / Awards


NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Algonkian Regional Park is located approximately 25 miles West of Washington D.C. For those who may want to extend their trip on either side of the Reunion, the following list shows the time / distances to other possible destinations from the Reunion Site:

There are many attractions near York County such as Gettysburg battlefield; Inner Harbor, Baltimore; Reading; Strausburg Railroad; Hershey Park and Chocolate Factory; Pfaltzgraff Outlet and Factory; the Harley Motorcycle Plant; Amish country; ad the York County Heritage Trust (The Historical Society)
Approximately 100 Miles to York County
Approximately 20 Miles to Arlington Cemetery
Approximately 40 Miles to Mount Vernon, VA
Approximately 2 hours to Gettysburg PA
Approximately 1 hour to Harpers Ferry WV
Approximately 1 hour to northern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia
Approximately 2 hours to Charlottesville VA
Approximately 2 ½ hours to Williamsburg VA
Approximately 1 ½ hours to Baltimore
Approximately 1 ½ hours to Annapolis
Approximately 3 ½ hours to Ocean City, MD
Approximately 3 hours to Philadelphia PA
Approximately 4 hours to New York City
 
PLEASE MAKE COPIES OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AND GIVE OR SEND THEM TO
ALL ANSTINE / ONSTINE FAMILY MEMBERS THAT YOU KNOW.
Give them to children, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, etc.
We went ALL Anstine / Onstine Family Members to know about the reunion.
 
For more Information Contact:

Ron Johnson
375 Elm Terrace
Jensen Beach, Florida 34957
rjrjrj@prodigy.net
(561) 334-1432