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Autumn Glory Ride Scenic Train Excursions
October 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm| $12.00
Tickets are now on sale for the Autumn Glory Ride Scenic Train Excursions, which will take place on Saturday, October 6. The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club sponsors the train ride and they expect tickets to sell out, as they have in prior years. Tickets may be purchased at the Roaring Spring True Value or by phone reservation at 800-332-1543 with ticket pick-up at either the Roaring Spring True Value or the Roaring Spring Water Store. Now in their eighth year, the Autumn Glory Rides are a beloved family tradition for many local residents and visitors. Participants enjoy scenic views and immerse themselves in local history as their train winds through the Allegheny Mountains of Blair County. The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club uses the proceeds raised by the excursions to support many causes in the Morrisons Cove area, including numerous youth programs. Excursion tickets are only $12 per rider and all seats are reserved. Children under three may sit on an adult’s lap at no additional charge. Riders may choose one of three excursion times: 10:00am, 12:30pm and 3:00pm. The train will depart from Roaring Spring’s historic train station, located across from the World-Famous Spring and travel towards Hollidaysburg. Riders will disembark at Monastery Road, where Abe Lincoln will provide a historical presentation of events during the time of the Battle of Gettysburg, including the Gettysburg Address. The length of the ride is about 1.5 hours including the return trip to the train station. The excursions feature authentic train coaches owned and operated by the Everett Railroad Company of Duncansville. Light food and beverages will be available at the Train Station including ice cream to benefit the Roaring Spring Historical Society. For more information on the Autumn Glory Ride, email the Morrisons Cove Rotary Club at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 7am in the Spring Cove School District Administration Building. For information on club meetings or how to become a member, visit the Club’s website at www.mcrotary.com.