We will meet at Nordine's at 9:00 AM CST to carpool to Old Victoria, a 45 minute drive, thus arriving around 10 AM CST. Since this part of the UP is on Eastern Standard Time we will actually arrive at 11 AM EST. Rain or shine unless the weather is exceptionally bad.
People will have the option of just exploring the area around Old Victoria if they feel that the 4/10 mile hike up to Lookout Mountain is too much. The entire hike will be 2.5 miles round trip.
Old Victoria is staffed all summer from 11 AM until 5 PM (EST), allowing us to see the restored log buildings . Old Victoria, Rockland, MI Upper Peninsula of Michigan Participants should wear sturdy shoes and bring lunch, water, insect repellent, and possibly hiking poles.
RSVP - not required, we look forward to seeing you.
Contact Pat & Steve Bielke for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-424-4046 or 262-424-4047.
Learn more about Old Victoria at: http://www.exploringthenorth.com/oldvictoria/mine.html
Anyone who can't join us but who is interested in Old Victoria should consider visiting on Sunday, August 18, when they have their annual arts and crafts fair, with volunteers dressed in period attire.