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Southeastern Railway Museum announces Summer daycamp 2010


 


WHO/WHAT:

Summer Day Camp "I've been working on the Railroad"



WHEN/WHERE:

Summer 2010

Session 1 - June 21-25

Session 2 - July 12-16

SOUTHEASTERN RAILWAY MUSEUM

3595 Buford Hwy

Duluth, GA 30096

ABOUT THE Event:

 The Southeastern Railway Museum is excited to announce that it will be hosting its first summer camp this year. The theme is “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad.” There will be two sessions; June 21st – 25th and July 12th – 16th. Camp will run from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. During camp children will get to participate in fun, educational activities, while exploring over 50 historic trains. Each day they will learn about new railroad jobs, make a railroad craft, and do railroad-themed activities. They will even get to ride in a real caboose! The last day of camp, children will be presented with their railroading certificate in a brief ceremony for their parents. Camp costs $145 per child and includes a snack each day. Children ages 4 – 10 may attend camp and they will be divided up into groups by their age. If you have any questions, or would like to sign up, please contact the museum’s Education Coordinator, Beth Kovach, at 770-495-0253 extension 2, or education@southeasternrailwaymuseum.org. The deadline to sign-up is June 4th.


 

ABOUT THE Museum:

 

The Southeastern Railway Museum has been in operation since 1970 and is "Georgia's Official Transportation History Museum". The museum has over 80 other pieces of retired railway rolling stock including vintage steam and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, private business cars, a World War II army troop kitchen, wooden freight cars, railway post office car and maintenance of way equipment. Transit history is represented with a cross section of busses and trolleys from the early 1900's through the mid 1980's. The museum is also home to MARTA's historic bus fleet which includes busses from many of the predecessor systems to MARTA. Many other items from Georgia's transportation history are also presented on the museum's 35-acre site. 

The museum is open on it's restricted winter schedule, open ONLY on Saturday, 10am – 5pm, each week, through March 27.  The museum will resume expanded hours April 1.

The museum is located at 3595 Buford Hwy in Duluth.
Directions: From I-85 northbound, exit at Pleasant Hill Road. Turn left (west), pass Gwinnett Place Mall, and continue approx. 3 miles to Buford Highway (US 23/GA13). Turn right (north) on Buford Highway. Travel approx. ¼ mile to Peachtree Road, turn left, cross railroad tracks, then turn right into museum entrance.

For maps or more information please visit the museum's website... www.southeasternrailwaymuseum.org.



CONTACT:

Southeastern Railway Museum  770-476-2013  or email:    admin@srmduluth.org


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