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A Virginia Historical Society Educational Travel Program
May 28-30, 2013 | Departure: 9:00 am
VHS members: $500 per person, plus hotel accomodations, $179 plus tax each evening. Limited space available.
"The Barnes and Beyond: Art and History in Philadelphia" includes tours of the Barnes Foundation, Independence Hall, the National Constitution Center, Valley Forge National Historical Park, and private dinners at the Philadelphia Cricket Club and the Racquet Club of Philadelphia.
This travel program involves physical demands, such as extended periods of walking and standing, and climbing stairs in/around historic sites. We suggest comfortable attire (rain gear if appropriate) and walking shoes for touring sites in Philadelphia. The reception and dinner call for business attire for women and coat and tie for men.
Travel Program Fee
There is a participation fee of $500 per person (one-half of of the reservation fee is nonrefundable). Reservations will be accepted through May 3, 2013.
In addition to the program fee, you are responsible for your hotel accommodations.
The historic Hyatt at the Bellevue is setting aside a block of rooms specifically for the guests of this travel program. Room cost for the evening is $179 plus tax each evening. To make your reservation, please visit their website. You also can make your reservation by calling (888) 421-1442 and identifying yourself as part of the Virginia Historical Society group. Reservations must be made by May 3, 2013.
For more information
If you would like to make "meet you" arrangements or if you have any questions, please call Cynthia Moore at (804) 342-9676 or Cathy Boe at (804) 342-9657.