October 1-3, 2010

2010 Convention Photos

Convention Headquarters Hotel

Best Western, General Nelson, Bardstown, Kentucky


Official Schedule of Events

Friday October 1, 2010

At 3:00 we will meet at the Heaven Hill distillery for a Bourbon tour.  The last tour of the day starts at 3:30.  The address of the Bourbon Heritage Center for Heaven Hill is 1311 Gilkey Rum Road in Bardstown.    This is an optional event and no charge.

At 6:30 we will be meeting at Buffalo Wings & Rings for our Friday night gathering.  The address for this is 1012 Granite Dr (intersection of US-62 and KY-245).  This is a pay for your own food and drinks and it is an optional  event.

Saturday October 2, 2010

At 10:15 we will be meeting at the Kentucky Railroad Museum.  The address of the museum is the 136 Main Street in New Haven Kentucky.  We are leaving at 11:00 for a 90 minute train excursion and admission to the museum.    This will include a box lunch.  Your ticket in the reservation envelop must be presented at the entrance for admittance.

At 5:00 we are having dinner at the My Old Kentucky Dinner Train.  Those having made prior reservations are encouraged to meet us there.  There are NO open seats so last minute reservations will NOT be accepted.  The address for the Dinner train is 602 North Third Street in Bardstown.  Let’s meet there around 4:30 so we can get organized.  Remember to bring your dinner tickets with you.

On the dinner train we will still be hosting our banquet festivities including the awards and laughs that we always have

Sunday October 3, 2010

At 9:00 am the doors to the swap meet will be open.  For those going on the dinner train, you will have swap meet tickets in your reservations package that we will be collecting at the door.  The swap meet will be held Carriage Room of the Best Western.  The address of the Best Western is 411 W. Stephen Foster Ave in Bardstown.  Please remember to bring them with you.  For all others, there is a $5.00 fee for entering the swap meet.

At 10:00 our first clinic will be Eric Z and he will be talking about the Riney-B.  This exciting clinic will cover the history of the Louisville, New Albany & St. Louis, the Kentucky & Indiana Bridge, the Monon during the Young years, the Louisville Southern, and the Riney-B.  Bennett Young is the central character in the story, so he links the whole thing together.  This clinic will be held at the Carriage Room of the Best Western.

At 12:30 our second clinic will be Rick B and he will be talking about the train simulator on the Monon.  This will also be held in the Carriage Room of the Best Western.

During the course of the morning a silent auction will be held.  The final bids for the silent auction will be at 1:30 pm so everyone can make their final offers.  Please see the swap meet room for the silent auction items. If you have items that you would like to donate, please contact Tom Rankin as soon as possible.

At 2:00 pm the annual meeting will be held in the Carriage Room of the Best Western.  This is the opportunity to meet your officers and vote on next year officers.  You will be able to hear the progress of the Monon Society.  Hope you can join us for this exciting year in review and planning for the future.


Annual Meeting of the Monon Railroad Historical-Technical Society, Inc.

"See y-all in Bardstown"


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