Past HOMER Trips & Events

2000


EVENT Remember this ...
May

Philadelphia Civil War Museum & the Irish Pub  
June

Ellis Island & the Statue of Liberty  
July

Tuckerton Seaport  
September
Initial Organizational/Planning meeting for 2000/2001

October

Yuengling Brewery & the Yuengling Mansion  
2001


 
March
HOMER Tender Care Transportation Training Meeting

April

Thomas Edison House & Museum
May
Gettysburg Battlefield ...the cheapest Amaretto drinks ever?
June

Dupont's Hagley Museum in Delaware
June

Camden River Sharks baseball game
July
Summer Pool Party at Peck's
August

Helicopter Museum in West Chester, PA
September

Fort Mott & the Riverfront Inn ...with our guide?
November
Planning Meeting for 2002
November

Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame

...dinner at the Otesaga Hotel
2002



February

Philadelphia Phantoms Ice Hockey Game
March

Battleship New Jersey


April

Trenton: State Capitol Building tour w/State Senator Martha Bark
and tour of the New Jersey State Police Museum

May

Antietam Battlefield, Harpers Ferry & South Mountain ...the motel from hell?!!!
2003



February

Mutter Museum, Philadelphia
April

Kirby's Mill tour & So. Jersey Air Museum


May

Fallings Waters & Johnstown Flood National Park ...cheapest motel ever?
June

Ground Zero, NYC ...we were the six guys whose horse won the Kentucky Derby!
July

Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia

...best guide ever?

August

Fort Delaware and the Riverfront Inn ...the guide ate with us?
October

Wharton/Esherick Museum ...really good guide?
2004



March

Harley Davidson Factory tour ...the 'closed' restaurant!?
April

Burlington County Police Academy & Firing Range ...Snarly's nephew was our host?
August

Circle Line Boat Tour of Manhattan Island & the Intrepid
September

National Air & Space Museum, DC and monuments
October

Golf Outing (later remembered) at Golden Pheasant Golf Club
November
National Constitution Center, Philadelphia
2005

   
January

Philadelphia Auto Show
April

Tour of historic Medford
May
Wissahickon hike of the Forbidden Drive
June

Governor's Island tour & boat ride to Manhattan ...lunch on Wall Street? ...Phil & Jerry lost bet?
September

Segway tour of Art Museum area of Philadelphia ...felt like 'Rocky.'
October

Millville Air Museum
2006

   
January
Planning Meeting for 2006


Phil E. at the controls
McGuire AFB & Fort Dix tour ,,,seeing and going into many planes?
April

Ben Franklin exhibit in Constitution Center & US Mint, Philadelphia
May
River Line trainride to Trenton & return ...lunch in Riverside, then train to Camden
June
Canoe trip in Mike's Canoes on Batsto River to Batsto Lake ...Phil's over-exposure?
June

Franklin Institute: IMAX Theatre, Planetarium ...lunch at a good pub?
July

Wall Street & NY Stock Exchange
August

Marine Barracks' Evening Parade in DC & American History Museum ...first class service?
September

Kayak lessons from L.L.Bean
October

Dover AFB Mobility Museum & Lunch at Sambo's
2007

   
May
Appalachian Trail hike in upstate Pennsylvania
June

Sailing trip on Barnegat Bay on Charlie's sailboat
September

Kayak trip on Schuylkill River/Canal in Mont Clare, PA
October
Segway trip in Annapolis & NSA Museum in Fort Meade, MD
October

Burlington County Jail & NOAA Weather Bureau, Mt. Holly ...another good guide?
2008

   
April

Rodin Museum & Philadelphia Water Works


            July

 N.Y. Mets game at Shea


Aug
Medford Canoe Trip
September

Website Rebuilding Meeting.
Only three of us, but it was all HOMER business.

October
Segway trip to Gettysburg Battlefield  
2009
     
January
Planning Meeting for 2009

March
  Simeone Car Museum  
April
  Burlington County Recycle Center  
June
Civil War Battlefields in Fredericksburg, VA
& Marine Corps Museum
 
September

Homer Golf Outing
2010
     
April
John Wilkes Booth Escape Route Tour and more!
June
New Jersey Maritime History Museum
August
Phillies Game versus the Astros*
*Houston won 4 - 2 after 16 innings.
September

Lakehurst Naval Air Station & Historical Society

September
Kayak Trip

2011


May
Washington, DC: Air & Space Museum, Spy Museum, Phillies & Nationals Baseball Game


June


Rio Grande, New Jersey: Naval Air Station, Vietnam Museum, drinks at Pete's, sun-set retreat (gathering of the colors - Ole Glory - on Flag Day) on the beach at West Cape May , and dinner at a Cape May pub.



October
Overfalls Lightship

Trip to Lewes & Rehobeth Beach Delaware:  Delaware State Police Museum, Dogfish Brewery,  U. of De Wind Farm, the Zwanendaal Museum, the Overfalls Lightship and Fort Miles.  AND, we will never forget the Kobe Beef Hamburgers at the Buttery in Lewes.

2012


April
Tour of the American Water Treatment Plant and the Roebling Museum




May
Lucy



Tour of Atlantic County Wind Mills, a great lunch and a stop to see Lucy the Elephant

September
Golf Outing

September
Fishing Trip




December

Lincoln



HOMERS at the movies.  Lunch at Applebee's

December 31, 2012

General George Meade's Birthday Party, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia
2013


February 27, 2013
Steel Toe Tour of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company, York, Pa.

April 23, 2013
Martin Guitar Plant Tour, Nazareth, Pa
May 23, 2013
September 11th Memorial, New York City
July 23, 2013
HOMERS at the movies, again! Lunch at Applebee's, again!!

October 23, 2013
Trenton Barracks Museum and State Police Museum
November 4 & 5, 2013
HOMERs On Segways at Gettysburg

November 26, 2013
HOMER trip to the Philadelphia Mint & HNO at Rich's

2014


May 21, 2014
HOMER trip to American Philosophical Society Museum's JEFFERSON exhibit

June 3 & 4, 2014

Overnight to Washington, DC for Phillies game against the Nationals and a tour of the White House.


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