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Laura's Olympiad continues

After the two days of festivities at Guysborough, NS    {her greeting at the
dock in Guysborough must have been quite warm and there were over 600 people
at the PHSSNA reception that evening}      that welcomed and celebrated the
reenactment of the Zeno's part of the Sinclair-Gunn voyage in 1398 to Nova
Scotia, Laura Zola arrived in Halifax where she took part in the 3 day
festivities sponsored annually by the Italian Cultural Society.  This
society also provided her with a cell phone that would aid her
communications with those on land.  This was on Sept. 15-17.
   Then there was bad weather that delayed her departure but she is now
making her way towards the mouth of the Merrimack River where probably she
will tie up at Salisbury  and be driven to Westford by Oct. 1st.

"Prince Henry's expedition would have sailed up the Merrimack River until
stopped by the falls.  They probably sailed south into the Concord River and
then along the Stony Book, from which they would be able to see Prospect
Hill, in wht is now Westford.  As this is the hightest point between the
coast and the White Mountains in NH, it would seem that they climbed
Prospect Hill in order to get their bearings, and this is where the Knight,
Sir James Gunn died."

     Here is another opportunity for the New Englanders to meet Laura.
Spread the word to your friends and relatives in the area.  There will be a
big reception that Elizabeth Lane is planning, etc.

    D'Elayne Coleman of the Prince Henry Sinclair Society of North America
(PHSSNA) who also President of a comparable USA tax exempt organization in
USA, relates that there will be a Reception at the Westford Museum from
2:00-4:00 pm on Sunday, Oct. 1 for Laura Zolo.  Gov. Cellucci, of obvious
Italian descent, has been invited (don't know whether he accepted)

When Laura leaves Westford, she will head for New York City . Ideally, if
she could get to NYC by the 6th, she could participate in a big Italian
affair in Brooklyn which will be attended by very important people from the
Italian Historical Society, etc.   D'Elayne says the Italian Historical
Society there has given permission for Laura to march in the Columbus Day
Parade on Monday, Oct. 9th.   The Italian Societies have been most gracious
and very supporting of Laura's venture.  Her father plans to join there in
    All of these dates are contingent upon cooperative weather for sailing
but right now it looks very good for her getting to Westford at least.

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