WALKING WEEKEND 2000
Vol. 10 No. 1 Four Pages FREE
Saturday, Sunday, Monday October 7, 8, 9 2000
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A GREAT AUTUMN GETAWAY for friends and family: Set out on your own voyage of discovery on Columbus Day Weekend for the 10th Annual Walking Weekend. Discover the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor. Saunter, stride or hike through the brilliant autumn colors of northeastern Connecticut, through rolling meadows and along the streets of historic villages. Choose from more than 70 mostly free, guided tours led by knowledgeable volunteers, with something for every age and fitness level.The Heritage Corridor encompasses a total of 35 towns, 26 towns in Northeastern Connecticut and 9 towns in South Central Massachusetts. If you decide to make a weekend of it, there are dozens of B&Bs and country inns where you can warm yourself beside a cozy fire and enjoy good old-fashioned Yankee hospitality.
Walking Weekend is sponsored by the Quinebaug-Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Inc. and organized by the Northeast Connecticut Visitors District, the tourism office of Connecticut's Quiet Corner. We extend our heartfelt thanks to the many organizations sponsoring the walks and to the many individuals volunteering their time and expertise to create a memorable Walking Weekend 2000.Walking Weekend 2000 would like to thank the many financial contributors to the event and applaud the following individuals and organizations that donated $250 or more to support Walking Weekend 2000. Thank you! We especially applaud the significant increase in support this year from long-time supporter, Northeast Utilities.
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