Ft. Jackson Landpwners' Descendants' Reunion
New location and starting time.
Of Prior Property Owners Of The Area Now
Fort Jackson, SC
When: October 18th, 2008
Time: 8:30 am
Where” Ft. Jackson, SC, Post Conference Room (PCR)
Corner of Jackson Blvd. & Gregg St. Bldg. #4345
Parking along Gregg St. or across the street in the Post
Museum parking lot.
Directions: Enter the post through Gate #2 (Forest Dr.) At checkpoint stay in far right lane if your vehicle has no decal. You will have to show picture Ids. Cross Magruder St. (first light at check point). Turn right at next light onto Jackson Blvd, go through one light on Jackson, continue straight for one block. The PCR with parking lot and Post HQs are on the right. Memorial Chapel is on the left.
We will have a local historian to speak on the area before the fort was built and on the start up of the installation. We urge attendees to bring family sheets and other documents pertaining to family.
Events Scheduled By Fort Jackson
(1) Bus Tour of three cemeteries, Mt. Pleasant, Westbury, & Jones
(2) Windshield Bus Tour of Ft. Jackson
(3) Speaker from Ft. Jackson
(4) Dining with the soldiers ($3.85 per person)
We will meet at 8:30 am to open this reunion. At 9:15 am, Ft. Jackson will have a welcome speaker. He or she will discuss how the land is being used now and the missions of the fort. Around 10:15 we will break and load military busses. Between 10:30 and 12 a windshield bus tour of the fort will begin including the cemetery visits. At 12:15-1:00 Lunch in military dining facility,1:15 Tour Post Museum to see map of property owners. 1:30 Walk to Post Conference Room,, 1:45-2:30 speakers,Mr. Dean Hunt, historian, and Mr. Bill Bauer, genealogist. We will then conclude with ending remarks.