Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Fall Meeting: October 1 & 2, 2021 (Oct. 3 optional)
Host: Batsto Village in Wharton State Forest, NJ
31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Area Hotels: Nearest Town to Batsto Village is Hammonton, NJ
Host Hotel: Rodeway Inn, 524 South Route 73, Hammonton, NJ 08037. Holding 14 Rooms MUST CALL BEFORE SEPT. 15. Single Room (King or Queen) $107.00 tax Included; Double Room: $112.00. Breakfast is a 1/10th mile away (walking distance) at Mr. Bill’s nearby.
Call 609-561-0345, speak to Monica and mention SPOOM for your reservation.
Others: NO ROOMS HELD
White Horse Pike is State Route 30, between Marlton, NJ and Egg Harbor, NJ (toward the NJ Shore towns).
Friday October 1, 2021 - Evening Meet & Greet Dinner: Gathering at 5:30 PM, Dinner starting at 6:00 PM, Dinner at Rocco’s Town House Restaurant, 21 North 3rd Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037. 609-561-9384. We have reserved a small dining room for SPOOM-MA members, Order from the menu with separate checks. www.roccostownhouse.com
Saturday October 2, 2021 – Customized Tour of Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037. 19th Century Industrial Town, for Iron Ore, Glass, Sawmilling and Grist Milling. Circular Saw Mill is intact, Grist Mill building was recently renovated (non-operating). Blacksmith Demonstration and Old Post Office will be open. Exclusive tour of the mansion.
Tour from 9 AM to 12 Noon. www.batstovillage.org
Saturday October 2, 2021 - 1:00 PM TO 3:00 PM, SPOOM-MA Fall Meeting & Lunch at Sweetwater Marina and Riverdeck, 2780 7th Street, Sweetwater, NJ 08037. We will eat outdoors, overlooking the picturesque Mullica River, at tables for SPOOM-MA members, Order from the menu with separate checks. Semi-Annual Meeting will follow from 2 to 3 PM. Inclement weather, we will have a tent.
Registration Deadline for Batsto Tour and Lunch Meeting is Monday September 27, 2021
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