Chase away the Winter Blues by exploring Eufaula and the
Chattahoochee Area with the Alabama Trust. See Fendall Hall, the village of
Westville, Americus, and eat at the Windsor Hotel. On Sunday, complete your
weekend with a tour of Fort Mitchell. In two days you will find yourself
renewed and ready to face February.
Friday Jan 22:Arrive
at Lakepoint State Park near Eufaula. You may want to arrive early to do some local touring and
shopping on your own. We will meet at the Lodge in the lobby at 6 p.m. and then convoy by car that
evening to Fendall Hall Alabama Historical Commission property in Eufaula for
our opening reception and tour sponsored by the Friends of Fendall Hall.
Saturday Jan 23:
We will board the bus at 8:30 a.m.
to tour Westville, an 1850s village created from relocated endangered
properties in throughout Georgia. There are many businesses typical of the
period with all their tools of the trade intact. There are several styles of
houses of the period. The world’s largest remaining cotton press is here. We
will have a lunch stop along the way. We will pass through Plains (home of
President Carter) for a rest stop. We will end the day in Americus, at the
Windsor Hotel, a turn of the 20th century gem that has been restored
and has a gourmet restaurant where we will have dinner.
Sunday Jan 24: We
will have the breakfast buffet at the Lodge, then board the bus at 9:30 a.m. to travel to tour Fort
Mitchell, a reconstructed fort and educational center. We will visit an Indian
monument on the property.
Registration for the
Ramble is $60 per person for. $50 for Saturday only. This includes the tour
bus fare, admission to Westville, and admission to Fort Mitchell. Meals and
hotel are not included in the registration fee. For reservations at Lakepoint Resort
State Park (104 Lakepoint Dr., Eufaula,
AL 36027) call 334-687-8011 or 1-800-544-5253. Hotel rooms are $60 plus tax.
Please mention that you are with the Trust Ramble.
Call the Trust now
and make your reservations. (205)
652-3497. Driving Directions are available through Google Maps.