09/19/10 – The Sherwood Cone Memorial Picnic Drive

What
The Sherwood Cone Memorial Picnic Drive
When
Sunday, September 19, 2010
10:30am - All Ages
Where
Cones' Farm (map)
318 East Haddam Colchester Turnpike
East Haddam, CT 06423

DIRECTIONS:

From Route 9, take exit # 7
Follow Route 82 towards and through East Haddam, CT. That is- exit Route 9, go 2 miles, turn left at the blinking red light, turn right at the first stop light, go over the East Haddam bridge and, still on Route 82, go up the hill (out of the Connecticut River valley) for 2 miles until you come to a stop sign (where you must turn). Turn left onto Route 151. Pass the East Haddam Fire Station and then the East Haddam Grange. (Both on your right) Turn right at the first yellow caution light you come to. You have
just turned onto East Haddam- Colchester Tpk. Go for 2 miles. Go over the Moodus reservoir. Cone's farm will be on your right 1/4 mile past the reservoir. Park in the field on your left.

From Route 2, take exit #16
From the exit ramp take Route 149 South to the stop light at Route 16. Cross over Route 16 and go for approximately 3 miles. Go down Sipple Hill (there is a sign) and take a left onto Mott Lane. (Do not pass by the Moodus Reservoir) Take Mott Lane to the end. Turn right, and you are at Cone's farm. Park in the field on your right.

Other Info
This is one of our club's most popular picnic drives. It is held at the warm and inviting Cone’s Farm. A lovely potluck picnic follows the drive at picnic tables in the shade. The Cone family will provide hot dogs, hamburgers and chowder. Bring a potluck dish and a chair. For the drive, drivers will be heading out at 10:30 am. There are approximately 5-6 miles of paved and dirt country roads. Riders are always welcome as the Babcock Pond Wildlife Management area is almost adjacent to the Farm and the carriage route. NEW THIS YEAR: for added entertainment, we are planning a treasure hunt with prizes. You won't want to miss it! We want to have a strong club turnout for this event - join the fun! We invite you to drive your horse with the group, ride your horse on the trails, take a ride with one of the drivers, or just come and relax! Contact Pat McNamee for more information at 860-873-9227 or by email at crowsnestfarm1@gmail.com.

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