Trips and Tours Fall 2019
701 Tour of the Susquehanna Recycling Center Instructor: Jen Hibbard, Recycling/Solid Waste Coordinator
Are you confused about what is recyclable or not? Would you like to learn more about why some items can or cannot be recycled locally? Join us for a tour of the Susquehanna County Recycling Center to get answers to these questions and more. See how recyclables are collected, processed and shipped. Hear about the recycling industry’s advances and setbacks, and how our local Recycling Center is dealing with the challenges. Learn how you can help our county program continue to be successful. Please, meet us by 10am sharp at the Susquehanna County Recycling Center which is located at 133 Ellsworth Drive in
South Montrose. Part of the tour is outdoors so please dress for the weather conditions. Tour limit. 20 students.
Two sessions, Session #1 Wednesday, September 11 at 10:00 am
Session #2 Thursday, September 19 at 10:00 am.
Please indicate on the registration form the session that you plan on attending.
Location: Susquehanna County Recycling Center, 133 Ellsworth Drive, South Montrose
702 Tour of Historic Birchardville Instructors: Marvin Small, Director of the Cemetery Association and Matt Fearnley, President of the Birchardville Schoolhouse Association
The Tour will begin at Birchardville Cemetery. This cemetery, which dates to the early settlement of Susquehanna County, is one of the best kept cemeteries in our area. You will find graves of veterans of most of America’s wars, with many Civil War veterans, including two graves in absentia, one of whom died in the infamous Andersonville Prison. Next you will visit a well preserved one room schoolhouse, complete with books, desks and other artifacts. Tour limit, 20 students.
One Saturday, September 28 at 10:00 am
Location: Participants will meet at 10:00 a.m. in the parking lot at the Intersection of Rte. 267 and Cobb Hill Rd., on the north side of the cemetery.
703 Susquehanna Forest and Landowners Association Columbus Day Bus Trip to Gilford Pichot’s Grey Towers/Zane Grey Museum.
Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946) served as the first Chief of the US Forest Service and was the Governor of Pennsylvania in the early 20th Century. He is known for reforming the management and development of forest in the US and for advocating the conservation of the nation’s resources by planned use and renewal. We will be visiting his home, Grey Towers, in Milford, PA. in the morning. For the second half of the day, we will be visiting the Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, PA. Grey was an author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature idealizing the American frontier. Tour limit, 20 students
One Monday, October 14, meet at Price Chopper parking lot at 7:30 am for an 8:00 am departure. Arrive at Grey Towers at approximately 10:00 am. Lunch will be in Milford. Arrive at the Zane Grey Museum approximately 2:00 pm. Return to Montrose at approximately 6:00 pm
Location: Meet at Price Chopper parking lot at 7:45 am
Fee: $35.00, The fee does not include lunch which will be in the town of Milford.