Youth Heritage Tour

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Youth Heritage Tour – June 17 – 19, 2015

Tentative Plan and Itinerary

June 17 9 am
Depart BWCOB (Wednesday)
Visit Antietam National Battlefield
Tour Dunker Church (
Dinner in MD?
Overnight in PA (with Nornholds?)

June 18 (Thursday)
Tour Germantown COB, surrounding area, and Wissahickon Creek
(Germantown was the first Brethren congregation in America;
the Wissahickon was the site of first COB baptisms in America.
Read about some of the history of the places we will visiting at
Possible: 1 pm MLB Baseball Game Phillies v. Orioles
Tour Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia (Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, etc. Check it out at
Possible: 6:30 pm Minor League Baseball Game
York Revolution Overnight in PA (with Nornholds?)
June 19 (Friday)
Tour Ephrata Cloister, a monastic community founded in 1732 by an ex-Brethren minister. Check it out ahead of time at
4 pm Depart for National Junior High Conference or Home for those continuing on to NJHC…
June 19 – 21 (Friday=-Sunday)
National Junior High Conference at Elizabethtown
5 pm Estimated return to Bridgewater on Sunday evening