What: Southern Hills Annual Event (lunch, talks & tours)
When: Saturday, September 19th, 2015 from 11AM – 4PM
Where: Start at Skyline Drive Shelter in Jackson-Washington State Forest near Brownstown, IN. See below for directions.
Who: All IN TACF members and interested parties. CHILDREN ARE WELCOME!
Cost: $7 for lunch, or $50 includes a 1 year membership to American Chestnut Foundation
Schedule of Events:
11:00 AM Business meeting at Skyline Drive Shelter in Jackson-Washington State Forest (see map on reverse).
12:00 PM Lunch ($7).
1:00 PM Tour Vallonia Vallonia Nursery chestnut seedlings.
2:00 PM Tour Jackson-Washington Forest Planting.
3:00 PM Tour Salem High School chestnut orchard.
4:00 PM Optional – dinner at Christie’s Restaurant in Salem.
Click 2015_Flyer for a downloadable flyer with map.
Directions to Skyline Drive Shelter:
Go south on SR 250 from Brownstown, pass Jackson County Fairgrounds. Take next right onto County Road 100E, then right onto County Road 175S/Starved Hollow Rd. Proceed up the hill to shelter.
To Vallonia Nursery:
2782 West County Road 540 S
Vallonia, IN 47281
1. South on Starved Hollow Rd to junction with E County Road 340S, continue on Starved Hollow Rd as it bears right (west).
2. Turn left at S County Rd 275W. Turn right onto W County Rd 540 S, Vallonia will be on the right.
To Jackson Washington SF:
Go west on County Rd 540S to SR 135. Turn right (south). Meet at Monroe Church of Christ, 7785 SR 135, Plattsburg, IN 47167
To Salem High School:
700 North Harrison Street
Salem, IN 47167
Continue south on SR 135 to Salem. Turn right onto Homer St. Turn left onto Harrison St. If you reach SR 56, you have gone too far.