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CRYSTALS AND CABS

Volume 1,Issue 2

Map to Gordon's House

Take Old Tilton Road from Center (next to Town Hall) go approximately 1 1/2 miles (about 0.7 mile tar, 0.7 mile gravel) to horse farm (Canterbrook), turn right (Borough Road); go up paved hill 0.7 mile and continue on gravel 0.2 mile to drive on left (across from cape); White newspaper box and rock at end of drive has yellow painted "94". Ranch with greenhouse and large garage facing road.

Gordon S. Jackson
P.O. Box 600 (94 Borough Rd)
Canterbury, NH 03224-0600
(603) 783-4493

Trotter Dump! Sterling Hill! Franklin & Ogdensburg, New Jersey April 28 & 29, 2001

The Delaware Valley Earth Science Society (DVESS) and the NorthEast Field Trip Alliance (NEFTA) invite you to share an international collecting experience. This field trip has attracted dedicated collectors from across the globe. Be one of them this year! Read the following terms, then contact the coordinator below to reserve your spotů

  1. The facilities fee shall be $20 per person for all day and night Saturday.
  2. Collecting hours are from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM.
  3. The daylight pound rate is $1 per pound. The Saturday night rate shall be $2 per pound from 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM.
  4. The owner shall provide running water, rest room facilities, a dark room, electricity, a snack bar, and bulldozer. UV lights are available for purchase at the Franklin Mineral Museum & the Sterling Hill Mining Museum.
  5. All collectors must carry liability insurance that covers damage to the property, such as the insurance offered by the EFMLS to its affiliate clubs. Your club must co-sponsor the trip in order to be covered by Federation policies. Collectors may join the DVESS if they have no other means of insurance. Proof of personal liability is acceptable. Collectors enter at their own risk and sign a hold-harmless liability waiver.
  6. Standard Federation safety rules apply safety goggles and substantial footwear mandatory (no sneakers or sandals); gloves strongly recommended; children under 9 years not permitted.
  7. A minimum of 100 collectors is required. Attendance is by advance reservation please do not delay! If you are staying overnight, the hotels fill up quickly, so reserve early!
  8. All guests receive a $1 discount coupon for a tour of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum on Sunday.
  9. We will also dig at Sterling Hill on Sunday: 9 AM - 3:30 PM, $1 per pound. There is a $10 admission fee, which applies to the first ten pounds collected.

If this sounds like an opportunity you don't want to miss, send an SASE, proof of insured club affiliation or proof of personal insurance, and a check for $20 per collector made out to DVESS to:
Don Halterman
1708 Ralston Drive
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054-3351
(856) 231-4342 
trotterdump@yahoo.com
Please give an e-mail address if you have one; you will receive an information kit by postal mail or e-mail.