From John and Romola Laninga
Half way between Yellowstone NP and Glacier NP lies the town of Deer Lodge, pop. 3,100. We camped there, had some time, and found the Old Montana Prison. This was the first Montana prison, with a rather notorious history of greed, corruption and prisoner abuse (it was built primarily with convict labor). It now houses 5 museums, we visited two: the Prison Museum, and the Car Museum. It was well worth the time. One of the nicest car collections we’ve seen in a long time, and the Prison tour was chilling. We recommend a stopover here! Below are just a few pictures I took:
A ” gathering ” is happening at Aune Osborn Campground in Sault Ste Marie, MI. First night is Saturday, July 15 2017 running thru Friday, July 21, 2017. Checkout by 12:00 PM Saturday July 22, 2017. So far the Wellock’s, Moreau’s, and Rickles have reservations.
To make a reservation contact Roger by e-mail; click here (firstname.lastname@example.org). Deposit of $32.00 is required at time of reservation. Sign up now!
Like death and taxes, you can count on our annual dues being due again. In fact, they are due on or before April 1 (no that’s not an April Fool!) So here is a gentle reminder for you to get your dues (only $20) to Bud (E. K.) Odom, 211 Walnut Street, West Monroe LA 71291 by April 1st. This is the cut-off time for membership dues. Those not paying by that time will not receive a newsletter. And you wouldn’t want that!
So dig deep and send your $20 to Bud so you will be smiled upon at our next meeting or rally.
There are some new updates on the web site. We’ve added the following information and reports:
March 28-31, 2017 — Passport America Rally Tag-Along in Tucson, AZ (added)
September 25-28, 2017 — Annual Business Meeting Rally in Onalaska, TX (expanded details)
Officers corner — A new Wagonmaster report
The following picture was added just to take up some space and add color. Besides, there are some cool people in it…
We are happy to report that both Jim Hoover and Carol Butaud are home from the hospital and are recuperating slowly but steadily.
Jim Hoover has asked that we announce the following opportunity to our members. Please be aware that you may have your RV weighed at each wheel for safety reasons in Buda TX now through March 1, 2017. Several have expressed interest in this service. For more information, check out http://rvsafety.com/rvweigh-sites/rvweighing-austin.
It’s almost 80 degrees in Houston today. What’s all this snow people are complaining about?