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Training sessions planned for fall waking tour docents

June 28, 2012

The Sesquicentennial Committee for the 150th Celebration of the Battle of South Mountain is looking for volunteers to act as docents for walking tours. The walking tours will be in Burkittsville and Middletown, Md. Docent training sessions are being offered.

Docents will conduct guided walking tours of Burkittsville from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, and noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. The Middletown walking tours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, and noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14.

Anyone interested in serving as a docent in Burkittsville can attend a training session at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July, 11, at the South Mountain Heritage Society.  For more information, email jbrumage@comcast.net.

The training session for the Middletown tour is at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at  the Middletown Valley Historical Society, 305 W. Main St., Middletown. For information about the Middletown training, call 301-371-6642.

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