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Re: Laura's Olympiad continues

Dear Laurel:
As one who was there, it was not 600 at the PHSSNA reception, it was 60 and
Guysborough is both very small and very out of the way so 600 would have
been extraordinary indeed.  Nothing wrong with 60 either.    Don't wish to
bring you down, but accuracy has certain demands.
-----Original Message-----
From: Spirit One Email <laurel@spiritone.com>
To: Sinclair Discussion <sinclair@matrix.net>
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2000 12:52 PM
Subject: Laura's Olympiad continues

>After the two days of festivities at Guysborough, NS    {her greeting at
>dock in Guysborough must have been quite warm and there were over 600
>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
>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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