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STUDENT GETTYSBURG TOUR JUNE 2018

Student Tour Gettysburg Registration June 2018

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Student Gettysburg Tour – June 2018

$300.00 Per Person – (4 persons per room – 2 Adults/2 Students)

$325.00 Per Person – (3 persons per room – 2 Adults/ 1 Student or 2 Students/ 1 Adult)

$350.00 Per Person – (2 persons per room – 1 Adult / 1 Student)

 

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Thank you for your Interest & Support

from the staff of ETT

Student Gettysburg Battlefield Tour June 26-28

The Echoes Through Time – Student / Parent Gettysburg Battlefield Tour June 26-28, 2018    

This is a special private Students tour for school students & their families,to enjoy and learn history together about America’s bloodiest and most costly battle of the civil war which took place on July 1-3, 1863.


TRIP GUIDELINES & OTHER INFORMATION

WHO CAN JOIN US?

This private tour is offered to the students & parents of those students of the Forestville, Silver Creek and Cassadaga school District, in part of the Echoes Through Time Learning Center & Civil War Museum located in Springville, NY. This partnership with these schools at their annual Civil War Camp each year. Students & families from the other schools will be allowed as space is available after May 20, 2018.

Reservations are limited – only ONE motor coach will be going on this trip !


REGISTRATION

Please fill out the registration form, with your full name, address, contact information, and any restrictions, medical concerns or disabilities we need to be aware of

Registration will be done through the Echoes Through Time website at: www.EchoesThroughTime.org

Payment can be made by Check or by Credit Card via Paypal is accepted online (which is secured).

 

CHECKS

Checks may be used: Please make all checks made out to  ECHOES THROUGH TIME, and sent to our address at: ECHOES THROUGH TIME – 45 East Main Street – Springville, NY 14141

Per Person Rates

  • $300.00 Per Person (with 4 people in a room – 2 adults and 2 students)
  • $325.00 Per Person (with 3 people in a room – 2 adults and 1 student or 2 students plus 1 adult)
  • $350.00 Per Person (with 2 people in a room – 2 Adults or 1 Adult and 1 Student)

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WHAT THIS TRIP WILL INCLUDE

  • Deluxe motor coach transportation for the entire trip while on our Gettysburg Battle tour from our WNY area, to Gettysburg and back

  • 2 night Hotel accommodations, including 2 breakfast buffets in the morning

  • 2 Dinners included on the 1st and 2nd evenings

  • Personal guided battlefield tour of America’s greatest battlefield – Gettysburg!

  • A full schedule of scenic attractions including the following (all fees included)

  • Haunted Gettysburg Ghost Tour

  • Gettysburg Diorama

  • Gettysburg National Battlefield Park – Visitor Center (including a short 20 min movie – Birth of a nation, narrated by Morgan Freeman; the Cyclorama, the Gettysburg Civil War Museum, and the Gettysburg bookstore & gift shop)

  • Dinner & conversation with General & Mrs Robert E Lee

  • Tour of the historic Shriver House

  • Plenty of free time for shopping & exploring downtown Gettysburg

  • Visit the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, PA (Admission Included)


RULES

ALL students must be accompanied by an adult. Adults may be accompany up to (2) two students


 

ABOUT THE ETT MUSEUM

The Echoes Through Time Learning Center & Civil War museum is a certified Civil War museum located in Springville, NY – Which is chartered by the NYS Board of Regents. The museu mis also registered with the IRS as a 501c(3) Non profit, private foundation. ETT is the ONLY museum in NYS totally dedicated to the history of the American Civil War era.

The ETT civil war museum is ran by volunteers who have the love of history and have the passion to share with others  their knowledge to help preserve our past for our future

 

 

 

 

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Gettysburg Tour 2018 Registration

GETTYSBURG  BATTLEFIELD  TOUR  2018  REGISTRATION

Gettysburg Tour 2018 Registration

(Registration in a PDF form)

 

Please remember that there is a $100.00 Deposit required (Non-Refundable) – Please make sure that Trip is paid in Full by July 2, 2018

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Thank you for your interest & support

 

 

Elmira 2018 Tour

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– Civil War Tour –

Elmira New York in the Civil War

JULY 14, 2018

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Join us for a Special ETT Tour of the Wartime City of Elmira, NY

 

During 1861 – 1862

Elmira, NY was used as a variety of purposes for military use. Initially Elmira was a place where union troops from NY State were sent to, once individual companies were organized, into regiments, regiments were officially numbered and presented a flag, and often sent to Elmira for the final assembling of their regiments, they were also drilled, trained, equipped; then sent to the war front such as Virginia.

From 1862 thru early 1864

the role of Elmira shifted from a Organizing and training area, to a supply depot.

If you look at City of Elmira on the map, you will find that Elmira was a central hub for transportation. The Use of the Railroads and nearby canals, Elmira was a ideal central location to stockpile supplies for the Union army.

1864

As the war continued, the role of the military aspects for the city of Elmira, also changed. In the spring of 1864, authorization was given to build a stockade to house Confederate Prisoners of War. So in July 1864, the first Confederate prisoners will arrive. Soon they would arrive in great numbers, which would swell the confinement area made for 500 men to 5000 men,

By the fall of 1864, the overcrowding and conditions would unbearable and the numbers of Confederate prisoners deaths became increasingly higher as well, due to disease and poor living conditions. The prisons numbers expanded over 12,000. By the winter of 1865, the death rate was nearly 25%

As the war was coming to an end, the prison was still operating, thru the early summer of 1865 as rebel prisoners were being paroled and sent home, many of the very sick were left behind in the prisons hospital. The last Confederate prisoners to leave were in August 1865, when the last official death occurred. Leaving behind over 3,000 Confederate dead.

Shortly after, in the fall of 1865, the prison site was quickly torn down, many of the wooden structures of the prisons buildings, guard & prison barracks were stored in nearby barns.

Today only a few things remain from the civil war era. The Original prison site still exist, and virtually unchanged over the past 150 years, and a number of other sites can still be seen, Such as the final burial site for over 3000 Confederate veterans at the Woodlawn National Cemetery.

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Our tour on July 14, 2018

Our day trip will leave Buffalo in the early morning hours. We will be  entertained by our civil war historian guides, as we travel to the City of Elmira. Upon our arrival, we will visit many of the still existing  civil war sites, showing many of the training areas, supply depot, and various sites regarding the Confederate prison. Lastly we will visit the final stop for many of the Confederate prisoners, we will visit the Confederate section of the Woodlawn National Cemetery.

Our Civil War tour will include:

  • Motor Coach transportation

  • Rest Stops

  • Lunch (on your own) at Wegman’s food court

  • Dinner at the Big Tree Inn in Geneseo, NY

  • 2 of our local Civil War historians as our Guides

  • One great price – $85.00 –

  • A deposit of $30.00 is needed to save your seat for our trip (non-refundable)

  • Payments can be made in cash, credit or by personal check

  • Tripp needs to be paid in full by June 8th

So come join us for a great educational experience on

July 14th, 2018

 

Sounds interesting & Fun………

Come on and Register today !!

All you need to do is to download our registration form – send us a check or credit card payment of $30.00 – to reserve your seat for this Gettysburg tour.

NOTE – your Deposit of a $30.00 is Non-Refundable

(we do need to pay for all our activities, accommodations months prior of our tour departs in July, so please pay your registration on time – please – no exceptions)

Total cost of our trip is $ 85.00 per person

Please pay your full balance due by in Full (total $55.00) by – June 8, 2018

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All our travel & tour arrangements are through Uncle John’s Travel of Derby, NY – 716.670.1862

www.UncleJohnsTravel.com

Gettysburg Battlefield Tour 2018

GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD TOUR 2018

Come help support the Echoes Through Time Learning Center & Civil War Museum by joining us on our Tour of the Gettysburg National Battlefield Park on August 20 – 22, 2018

Join us for 3 educational enjoyable days on the Gettysburg Battlefield as we tour and discuss

“Western New York at Gettysburg”

Join out tour as our 2 local civil war historians from the Echoes Through Time learning Center & Civil War Museum take you on each phase of the 3 day battle which took place on July 1st, 2ns and 3rd, 1863 where Union General George Mead battled with Confederate General Robert E Lee as over 150,000 Americans in blue and grey struggled in American bloodiest and most costly battle in American military history which produced over 50,ooo casualties in 3 days.

The Gettysburg battle is a basically a series of dozens of mini battles compress into 3 days of fighting. McPherson’s Ridge, the Wheatfield, Barlow’s Knoll, Cemetery Ridge, Seminary Ridge, Little Round Top, Devil’s Den are just a few of some of the harshest fights upon the fields in a quiet farming community known as Gettysburg.

Our tour will be broken up into 3 parts or sections, with ample breaks in between, for you to enjoy the town to: shop, eat, wander. Each of our 3 parts of our tour is approximately  2.1/2 hours

Our tour will be focused on the units, men and officers from our Western NY area. Hear the stories, see those monuments of our areas regiments, see where they fought and died, learn more about those men from your communities

Our trip will include:

  • Deluxe motor coach transportation

  • 2 night hotel accommodations

  • 2 deluxe continental breakfasts

  • 2 dinners (included)

  • Approx 7 hrs of a guided tour of the Gettysburg battlefield with 2 Civil War historians

  • Admission to a several Gettysburg attractions

  • A SPECIAL behind the scenes viewing and presentation, after hours at the Visitor Center at the Cyclorama for a presentation on this historic painting

  • Extra time will be provided to walk, shop, dine and enjoy downtown Gettysburg on Steinwehr Ave

 

Sounds interesting & Fun………

Come on and Register today !!

All you need to do is to download our registration form – send us a check or credit card payment of $100.00 – to reserve your seat for this Gettysburg tour.

NOTE – your Deposit of a $100.00 is Non-Refundable

(we do need to pay for all our activities, accommodations months prior of our tour departs in August, so please pay your registration on time – please – no exceptions)

Total cost of our trip is $ 549.00 per person – Hotel rooms based on double occupancy

Please pay your balance due in full by Monday July 2, 2018 (total $449.00)

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All our travel & tour arrangements are through Uncle John’s Travel of Derby, NY – 716.670.1862

www.UncleJohnsTravel.com

 

 

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