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Norfolk and Va Beach trip!

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Hey guys, its time to get our gear and head out for a great time in Historic Norfolk Virginia, and Virginia Beach. there is so much history in Historic Norfolk and we will do our part to take in as much as possible. We will see the visit such places as the Chrysler Museum of Art and Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, we will also visit the McArthur Memorial, several Historic homes the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and more. Trust me there will be some breaks built in this schedule! It will be an event filled long weekend. You will need your share of the hotel room, your share of fuel, and food and spending money Here is the itinerary for the extended weekend.

Friday[masked]am Leave Raleigh, NC and head for Norfolk VA and Virginia Beach.

Friday[masked]pm Arrive in Norfolk Va Visit the Norfolk Southern Museum

Early rail, clothing, tools, locomotive parts, signage, photographs and advertisements are a few of the artifacts on display. Examples include: sections of Civil War-era track, vintage hand tools and diagrams to teach hand signals to railroad trainees. There is a locomotive simulator, a ringing bell and a railroad car coupler .

http://www.nscorp.com/content/nscorp/en.html

11-3- 2:30pm Lunch at a Local Venue

11:3-4:00pm Hotel Check-in
[masked]pm Ocean View Station Museum visit

Located at the Pretlow Library, the Ocean View Station Museum houses a collection of images, memorabilia and oral histories documenting past times in the beaches, neighborhoods and commercial districts of Ocean View
[masked]pm Dinner

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[masked] am Wake up/ Breakfast Shower
[masked]pm Historic homes of Norfolk Visit

Two historic homes in Norfolk are open for visitors. Completed in 1794, Willoughby-Baylor House presents a fascinating mix of art and artifacts. The oldest Jewish home in America, the Moses Myers House offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.

http://www.chrysler.org/about-the-museum/historic-houses/
[masked]pm Visit to the Chrysler Museum of Art

Considered one of America’s most distinguished mid-sized art museums, The Chrysler Museum of Art features a nationally recognized collection of more than 30,000 objects, including one of the great glass collections in America. In addition to growing collections, especially of American art, contemporary glass, and 21st-century works, The Chrysler mounts an ambitious schedule of visiting exhibitions and educational programs and events each season. http://www.chrysler.org/

11-4- 3pm Lunch at a Local Venue

11-4- 4pm Virginia Beach visit

11-4- 7pm Dinner at Local Venue
[masked]pm Free time

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Sunday 11-5 at 10:00 leave Norfolk Va, and head for home.

This is the expected itinerary for the trip.... Details are subject to change. So come on out and have a long weekend with your bro's in historic Norfolk and Virginia Beach.