Washington D.C. Bus Trip Information

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 Tidewater Genealogical Society

RESEARCH BUS TRIP TO WASHINGTON ,  D.C.

Calendar for 2015

Thursday, March 26th   Washington, DC
Thursday, June 18th  Washington, DC
Wednesday, August 26th  Washington, DC
Wednesday, October 18th  Washington, DC

Note: New Procedure-Seat Assignment Seat number will be assigned the day your reservation check is received.

This trip is sponsored by the Tidewater Genealogical Society.  In case of unforeseen expenses or other difficulty; the passenger involved is financially responsible.  These trips are self-supporting and are based on a full bus.

CARRIER:  Tidewater Touring (out of Hampton, VA )

DESTINATION:  National Archives, Library of Congress, and D.A. R. Library

COST:  $55/member; $65/non-member.  

Checks payable to: Tidewater Genealogical Society or TGS.

RESERVATION:  Mail the Reservation Form below and your check to:
 

Peggy Lutton, Trip Coordinator
P.O.Box 14645
Newport News, VA  23608-0013

 

"Please make sure to get your reservation check mailed in at least two weeks before the date of the bus trip.  
That is the standard time frame required of the bus company before it will charge a cancellation fee, 
in the event that we do not have enough riders."

Reservations can be made by phone, but will not be confirmed until your check is received.  An email will be sent confirming receipt of your check. 

CANCELLATION:  For refund of fare, 48 hour notice (by phone) must be given prior to the morning of the trip unless there are standbys.
  
NOTIFY:  
Peggy Lutton at 757-753-4935 or 757-928-1574
e-mail: 
peggy_lutton@kindermorgan.com.
If trip is canceled, you will notified by email or phone.

SCHEDULE:  BE AT THE BUS STOP 15 MINUTES EARLY TO INSURE PROMPT DEPARTURE!

Tidewater Pickups:

5:30 AM

Loehmanns Plaza, 4000 Va Beach Blvd, at Rt. 58 & Stepney Lane

 

6:00 AM

Riverdale Shopping Center - Hampton

 

6:15 AM

Victory Blvd (Super K Shopping Center) - Exit 256B - NN/York County

 

6:30 AM

James-York Plaza Shorty's Diner (old Pizza Hut) - Williamsburg
  6:45 AM Star (old Stuckey's) - Toano (exit 227)
     

Exchange Times:

12:40 PM

National Archives

 

12:50 PM

D.A.R. Library 

 

(If you wish to research at the Archives and the D.A.R. Library, you must go to the DAR in the afternoon.)

     

Leave Washington:

4:25 PM

D.A.R. Library

 

4:35 PM

National Archives


LIBRARY OF CONGRESS  A photo ID and Library of Congress Research Card required.   Search of bags/briefcases at exit.  Cafeteria in tunnel connecting “L of C” buildings
NOTE: The bus will take you to the Library of Congress in the morning, but it will be up to you to get back to the National Archives in the afternoon by 4:35 PM for pick up time to leave Washington.  The bus WILL NOT pick you up at the Library of Congress.

NATIONAL ARCHIVES
:    Metal detector at entrance.  Photo ID required.  Viewing original records requires National Archives Research Card.  Cell phone/computers/palm pilots must be registered upon entry.  Cafeteria/snack bar in basement.  Allow time for search of bags/briefcases at exit.

D.A.R. LIBRARY    Metal detector at entry.  Entrance fee to Library is $6.00 for non-members.  Bags & briefcases will be searched.  Lower level dining area with vending machines.

LUNCH    Many researchers carry their own lunch to eat in one of the snack areas.

DINNER  Golden Corral in Fredericksburg, VA. The cost of all-you-can-eat buffet is $13.00, collected on the bus prior to arrival at the Golden Corral.  (Correct amount appreciated.)

  BUS TRIPS

Circle which trip(s) you are signing up for:   
 2015 Calendar


Thursday, March 26th   Washington, DC
Thursday, June 18th  Washington, DC
Wednesday, August 26th  Washington, DC
Wednesday, October 18th  Washington, DC

   TIDEWATER GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Permanent Name Tag—Fill in and Return with Reservation Check to 

Tidewater Genealogical Society (TGS) 
Peggy Lutton, Trip Coordinator
P.O.Box 14645
Newport News, VA  23608-0013

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Pick up Point  Destination      Member
(  ) Va Beach  (  ) National Archives (  ) TGS
(  ) Hampton (  ) Library of   Congress  (  ) New
(  ) NN/York County  (  ) D.A.R. Library (  ) First Trip
(  ) Williamsburg    
(  ) Toano    
 
 

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Last updated:  12/16/2013