'Memories of Pen Mar' set for May 22 at Fort Ritchie

April 20, 2010

CASCADE - One Mountain Foundation will host "Memories of Pen Mar" and a member appreciation day at the Fort Ritchie Community Center May 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event is open to the public.

The event will include the following:

o Pen Mar Park collectors displaying memorabilia and artifacts of Pen Mar Park and of the heyday of the railroad and hotels in and around the Cascade/Blue Ridge Summit mountaintop

o Displays of historic artifacts of the Pen Mar area

o Premier of a new Historical Entertainment DVD titled "Greetings from Pen Mar: The Grand Hotels of the Blue Ridge" ($5 admission fee for nonOMF members; free for OMF members)

o A special artifact donation

o Antique car display

o Music

o Food and refreshments, on sale by the Sons of the American Legion Post 239


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