"The Chesapeake Maritime Trade and the Great Planters" was the theme of the 2010 Reunion. Bill Reinhard and Rand Carter presented "Cheasapeake Tobacco Trade and Great Planter". After we toured the Maritime Museum, Captain John Glass gave us samples of tobacco seeds. A visit was made to Colonial Williamsburg Conservation Lab. Margaret Gunn and Ken Levine hosted a Reception and Social at their lovely home in Williamsburg while Doug Land played soft music throughout the evening. Dinner was at the Ford's Colony Country Club with guest speaker, Tony Williams.

The 2010 Reunion Program can be downloaded as a large pdf file (34.1 MB) here.

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The Carter Society
Annual Meeting and Reunion


September 23-26, 2010
Williamsburg, Virginia

Thursday, September 23

1:00 pm 

Check-in at the Hilton Garden Inn
1624 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, Virginia

 1:00 - 5:00 pm Registration and Genealogy Exchange
Display of Family Trees & Informal Discussion
Teddie Sue Carter, Coordinator
Snacks & Beverages will be served
Betsy Carter, Registrar

Note: afternoon is also 'Free Time' to relax or visit Williamsburg 
 3:00 - 4:30 pm TCS Board Meeting
Bob Brown, Chairman
Manhattan Bagel
1437 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, Virginia
 6:00 - 7:00 pm Buffet Dinner at the Hilton Garden Inn 
 7:00 - 7:20 pm

Welcome & Introduction to the Program
Bill Rianhard, Program Chairman

 7:20 - 9:00 pm

 Evening Presentations

'Chesapeake Tobacco Trade and Great Planters'
Bill Rianhard & Rand Carter

'Use of the Computer for Family Research'
Ken Lavine

Friday, September 24

 6:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast Served 
 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 
Conservation Laboratories Tour
 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch at the Bavarian Garden Restaurant
601 Prince George Street, Williamsburg, Virginia 

 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Free time in Williamsbury Historic District
or activities of your choice 
 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Reception and Social at the home of Margaret Gunn and Ken Levine
333 Yorkshire Drive, Holly Hills, Williamsburg, Virginia 

Entertainment by Doug Land

 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Dinner at Ford's Colony Country Club
240 Ford's Colony Drive, Williamsburg, Virginia

Keynote Speaker: Tony Williams, Author and Historian
'Maritime Events Leading up to the American Revolution'

Note: There will be no group transprotation to these events. We suggest forming a car pool or use of individual automobiles..

Saturday, September 25

 6:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast Served 
 8:30 am Bus departs for Newport News 
 9:30 am

the Mariners' Museum
100 Museum Drive, Newport News
Docent Tour of Cheaspeake Gallery

There will be free time to visit other galleries and exhibits of interest to you

At 10:45 am - Presentation to our group by Capt. John Glass, President, Colonial Seaport Foundation
'The Early Virginia Customs Service and Trade with England'

 12:00 pm Bus Departs for Westover Church Weekend
James River Plantation Tour
Due to time constraints, we will serve a box lunch on the bus
Stops are planned for 'Brandon,' 'Shirley,' 'Sherwood Forest,' and 'Westover.'
Commentary will be provided by Tony Williams and others.
 5;00 PM Westover Church for barbeque and entertainment
 8:00 pm Bus departs for Hilton Garden Inn, Williamsburg 

Sunday, September 26

 6:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast Served 

Hilton Inn Checkout (no later then 11:00 am)

 9:00 am - 10:20 am

Burton Parish Episcopal Church
Holy Eucharist
Duke of Cloucester & Palace Green
Williamsburg Historic Area

Group seating for those who attend

 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Brunch at Berret's Restaurant & Grill
199 South Boundry Street
Merchants Square, Williamsburg


 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Afternoon of free time for those staying over

We suggest a sail on the Chesapeake Bay on the schooner Alliance, out of Yorktown. Cruise from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, $30 per person.
http://www.schooneralliance.com  or 800-979-3370

 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner at Le Yaca Restaurant (not included in tour package)
1915 Pocahantas Trail, Williamsburg