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First Person Interpreters Retreat 2018

  • 23 Mar 2018
  • 25 Mar 2018
  • Dover, DE



ALHFAM George Chapman Memorial First Person Interpreters Retreat
March 23-25, 2018; Dover, Delaware

Johnson Victrola Museum
Old State House
Rose Cottage
Dover Public Library
St Jones Reserve
John Dickinson Plantation

Friday,  March 23: Johnson Victrola Museum, Old State House

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S. New St., Dover, DE

Free Tour of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs facility (limited to 20 - must sign up in advance)     
2:00– 3:30 p.m. 
We will be meeting at the registration site, Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S. New St., at 2:00 p.m. We will travel the short 10-minute drive to the collections facility. We encourage carpooling to the collection facility, and directions will be provided if needed.

Free Tour of The Delaware Public Archives (must sign up in advance)        
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
We will be meeting at the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North, at 2:00 p.m.

Opening Reception
5:00 7:00 p.m.
Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover

Meet and greet, light refreshments, introductions, Guided Lantern Walking Tour of The Historic Green.

Saturday, March 24: Old State House, Rose Cottage, Dover Public Library

8:00 9:00 a.m.  
Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.  
Old State House
Welcome, Housekeeping and Opening Remarks

Concurrent Sessions
9:30 10:45 a.m.

Novice: Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover
Getting Started, Tom Kelleher

Advanced: Rose Cottage, 102 S State St. Dover 
Business 101, Kandie Carle

Coffee Break
10:45 11:00 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions
11:15 a.m.  12:45 p.m.
Novice: Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover
Pocket Trash, Alena Shellenbean

Advanced: Rose Cottage, 102 S State St. Dover 
All In, Colin Adams-Toomey

1:00  1:45 p.m.         
Dover Public Library, 35 E. Loockerman St.

Combined Sessions at the library
2:00  3:00 p.m.      
Junior Roleplayer Program, Maddie Biehl

3:15  4:15 p.m.
Adverse Reaction Management Plan
, Gloria Henry & Vertie Lee

Dinner and Keynote
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

St. Jones Reserve, 818 Kitts Hummock Rd.

Dinner INCLUDED (feel free to come dressed in your historic apparel)
6:30 – 7:45 p.m.

Keynote presentation & discussion
8:00 9:30 p.m. 
Isaiah Thomas: Patriot Printer

Sunday,  March 25, John Dickinson Plantation

Good Morning & Housekeeping
9:00 a.m.

340 Kitts Hummock Rd, Dover

Concurrent Sessions
9:15  – 10:45 a.m.

Novice: Visitors Center
First on the Fly, Ron Carnegie

Advanced: Dickinson House
First on the Fly, Kandie Carle

Coffee Break
10:45  – 11:15 a.m.

Round Table Discussion
11:15 – 12:45 p.m.
Visitors Center

Wrap Up & Safe Travels
12:45  – 1:00 p.m.

Visitors Center

Download presenter biographies here.

Registration open until March 1, 2018.

Here are suggested hotels where you may choose to stay. You must contact the hotel directly to book your stay independently of your conference registration.

Red Roof Inn & Suites Dover Downtown
652 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901 
(937) 328-1659 to book room
Front desk number: (302)730-8009

Comfort Suites Dover
1654 N. DuPont Hwy
Dover, DE 19901 
(480) 568-6936

Home2 Suites by Hilton
222 S. DuPont Hwy
Dover, DE 19901 
(302) 674-3300

You will receive an email about food choices, with the opportunity to communicate about any food allergies you may have, after you have registered for the conference.

Please contact Kandie Carle at Kandie@KandieCarle.com with questions.

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1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566

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