The 2018 Bridger Family reunion is quickly approaching. It will take place in Williamsburg, Virginia May 10-13. We need to hear from you no later than April 28. If you are interested in attending, let us know. We’ve reserved a block of rooms at the Doubletree by Hilton in Williamsburg at the reduced rate of $129 and that rates expires April 10, 2018.
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We are sure you will all want to attend the Jamestowne Society Luncheon on Saturday, May 12 at Kingsmill , which is very near the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. The speaker will be our own Bridger cousin Merry Outlaw, Curator of Collections at Jamestowne Rediscovery. She will be speaking on The Material World of Our Jamestown Ancestors. You will find the reservation form HERE. You should send it SOON as that Luncheon fills up quickly. If you are not already a Jamestowne Society member, make certain you show you are a Guest of Jean B. Tomes, Jamestowne member No. 5718. Kingsmill is a gated community. Please identify yourself with the Jamestowne Society so you can gain admittance.
The agenda for the weekend is as follows:
May 10, 2018 – Thursday — 4:00 p.m. Registration at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Williamsburg, VA at Bridger Hospitality room. Dinner on your own.
May 11, 2018 Friday — 9:00 a.m. Registration continues in Hospitality Room.
Our Genealogists will be on hand to help with your Voting – Lifetime Heritage application. Bring copies of your documents needed for your application.
Lunch – on your own. If you want to drive on to Smithfield where we will meet at 2:00 p.m. to go to Whitemarsh, there are a number of fast food restaurants in Smithfield and the Smithfield Inn on Main St. is great. Smithfield Station, 415 Church St. has a fabulous lunch.
May 11, 2018 FRIDAY 2:00 p.m. — Meet at St. Luke’s Church, Smithfield, VA parking lot to car pool to Whitemarsh.
FRIDAY 4:30 P.M. — BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AT ST. LUKE’S CHURCH OFFICE.
FRIDAY 6:30 P.M. until ? — Informal “cook out” at St.Luke’s Church. Lots of great food, beer, Iced Tea and dessert for everyone. All our Bridger cousins/family are invited.
May 12, 2018 SATURDAY — Kingsmill Resort, 1010 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, Va. – JAMESTOWNE SOCIETY SPRING MEMBERSHIP MEETING. The speaker is our very own MERRY OUTLAW, Curator at Jamestowne Rediscovery. Reception at 11:00 a.m. Luncheon to follow at 12:00 noon. You MUST fill out and mail a reservation form for the luncheon.
May 12, 2018 SATURDAY — Afternoon free for sightseeing: Williamsburg, Jamestown Rediscovery, NPS Yorktown Museum and Battlefield. The NEW Museum of the American Revolution in Yorktown is FABULOUS!
May 12, 2018 SATURDAY — 6:00 p.m. Bridger Family Association Reception – cash bar Doubletree Hotel by Hilton, Williamsburg, Va.
7:00p.m. Annual Bridger Family Association Dinner/Meeting at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton.
May 13, 2018 SUNDAY CHECK OUT