GCV 2013 REUNION SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND TOUR DESCRIPTIONS
Monday, September 2
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday, September 3
Rest of the day free time to explore
Wednesday, September 4
River Cruise aboard the paddle-boat Natchez. A two-hour tour with free time to explore the French Quarter
Thursday, September 5
Memorial Service at World War II Museum
After service free time to tour the museum.
Friday, September 6
10:00 AM General Membership Meeting
Free time to enjoy New Orleans
6:00 PM – No-Host Social Hour
7:00 PM – Banquet.
Saturday, September 7
Farewell till next year, God Bless Everyone
Remember cutoff date for hotel room reservations at the GCV rate of $109/night is 08/03/2013, prevailing room rate and availability apply after the cutoff. The GCV room rate includes a hot buffet breakfast with eggs made to order. GCV hotel parking rate is $15.00/day, down from $29.95. If you have any problems in reserving a room, please contact Dawn or Jerry Mohn (610-621-4401) immediately.
City Bus Tour Approximately three hour tour of New Orleans. Travel through three centuries of history, legends and romance as you encounter “The City That Care Forgot!” Absorb the sights & sounds of the world famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square, home of the Cabildo and Presbytere Museums. Visit one of our historic cemeteries, referred to as “Cities of the Dead,” and learn about this unique above ground burial system. Marvel at stories of voodoo and piracy on Bayou St. John, the waterway used by Jean Lafitte and his band of pirates.
Paddle Boat Natchez Cruise Steam boat Natchez boards at the French Quarter Dock. A two hour cruise to the delightful tunes of the Steam Calliope. Experience the sights and sounds of river life that enchanted characters of history and literature -like Mark Twain's Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer -and see the bustling activity of America's second largest port!
National World War II Museum The only National World War II Museum is conveniently located in the Warehouse/arts district of New Orleans. The museum is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institute, and has been designated by Congress as "America's National World War II Museum. Four interactive galleries which profile America's role in World War II through exhibits featuring electronic maps, mini-theaters, photomurals, text panels and original artifacts that allow visitors to see a piece of D-Day firsthand.