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Vail Historical Foundation

2015 Reunion

July 17 - 19, 2015

Hampton Inn, Edenton, North Carolina

Friday         4-5:30pm      Registration                                         Hotel Lobby

July 17

5-6:30pm    Meet & Greet Happy Hour

Hors D'oeuvres (provided) & BYOB         Meeting Room

6:30pm         Dinner on your own

Restaurant suggestions provided in Reunion Notebooks

Saturday     7-9am       Breakfast

July 18

9-9:30am      Vail Family Memorial

                                       Speaker – Vail Hope Ellis



10:30am      Brigadier General Edward Vail:

                                      Presentation: George Haislip  

                                      Hayes Plantation Artifacts:                       

         Presentation: George Cipria



10:45am      Break



12:00pm      Business Meeting:

-      Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes

-      Treasurer’s Report

-      Old Business

-      New Business

o    Report from Scholarship Committee

o    New Officers

o    Next Reunion Date and Place

Noon           Lunch on your own or options in town

(Restaurant list in notebooks)



3:30pm       Tour of the Brig Gen Edward Vail Sites

                    Meet at 505 S Broad St “Barker House” downtown on the water front-

                    George Haislip-Guide

a) Cherry Point (Vail, Collins) Point– Hayes Plantation

b) N.C. Historical Marker Site Soundside Rd-

    South 94 Highway

c) Edward & John Vail Mill Site

    South 94 on the left

d) Edward & John Vail Mill Stones

@ Sandy Point Plantation right turn at Mill Sight           

Sign gravel/dirt road



Dinner & Social





6:00 – 6:30 pm        Arrival & Social, Porch or Patio, weather desirable

6:30 - 7:15 pm        Dinner

7:15 - 8:00 pm        Speaker: Bill Barber, Local Historian

“Forgotten Patriots of the Albemarle”

8: 00 – 9:00 pm        Adjourn to Porch or Patio, weather permitting, for VISITATION &

                                 MUSIC, if available

                                    (Bring Your Own Instrument for some “Picking & Playing!”)


Dinner Menu


First Course:            House Salad with Buttermilk Herb Ranch Dressing


Second Course:        Your Choice of:

                                  SLATER CHICKEN, served with an herbed espangnole sauce (Brown butter sauce)

                                         Mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetable


PORK TENDERLOIN, with a buerre rouge sauce (red wine butter sauce),

                                          Mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetable.


PANKO FRIED SHRIMP, served with Applewood smoked bacon, grits. Pepper confetti and a malt remoulade, vegetable, upon request.


Third Course:            Apple Crisp with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream


Also, there will be a baguette or focaccia bread option for the tables (per hosts’ request)

Tea, Coffee, Water, included

PRICE: $25 each, plus Tax & Gratuity (To Paid IN ADVANCE)

All Cocktails, Beer & Wine to be paid for by Individual Guest:

(A Cocktail Menu will be sent to Host in advance)


Sunday July 19 7-9am Breakfast Hotel Lobby


Departures Have a Safe Trip


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