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American Philatelic Society Chapter #350
American Topical Association Chapter #107

WFSC Road Trip - Bellefonte, Pennsylvania

June 19 - 22, 2008

Group in front of bus
Start of the trip!
APS sign
At the American Philatelic Center
Match Factory Marker
Mary Ann Owens portrait
Mary Ann Owens characterizations
Characterizations of Mary Ann Owens
Mary Ann Owens dedication
Paul Aspinwall, Mary Ann's brother, speaking at the dedication
Group at APC
Goodbye, APS!

The Wisconsin Federation of Stamp Clubs sponsored a bus trip for collectors to the American Philatelic Center.

Thursday, June 19
Leave at 7:30 a.m. from Goerke's Corners, just off the I-94 freeway at the corner of Bluemound and Barker Road in Brookfield, near Waukesha, Wisconsin. Travel provided by Badger Bus. Possible pick-up in Illinois for Chicago-area people wishing to make the trip. Travel all day with stop for on-your-own lunch. Arrive at Elyria, Ohio, for evening dinner (included in trip price) followed by philatelic games with prizes from the estate of Mary Ann Owens. Overnight accommodations will be at the Country Inn and Suites.
Friday, June 20
Free continental breakfast. Travel to Bellefonte with arrival expected around noon. Pizza lunch at APS. Tour of APS, Sales Division and Library, presentations by APS staff and members. Dinner catered by Hoags in Sundman Hall at APS. Overnight stay at Best Western Nittany in Milroy, PA.
Saturday, June 21
Free continental breakfast. Arrival at American Philatelic Center to attend Scopex and participate in the dedication ceremonies of the Headsville Post Office and the Mary Ann Owens Thematic Reference Collection. Lunch on own. Depart APS at 4:00 with travel to Holiday Inn in Elyria, OH and dinner.
Sunday, June 22
Free continental breakfast. Return trip to Wisconsin. Lunch on own. Approximate arrival time in Milwaukee area is 5:30 p.m.