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Balch Hotel
40 South Heimrich Street
Dufur, OR, 97021, USA
(541) 467-2277

Ghost Town Historical Tour and Lecture

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Ghost Town Tour and Workshop with Keith May
April 18th-20th, 2014

Ghost towns draw visitors by what they were and by what remains of them today.


They are the eerie, silent reminders of the passage of time. Join author and speaker Keith May for a weekend exploring and learning about these fun ghost towns!

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April 18th - Evening Reception with Keith May, lecture with a power point presentation, book signing, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, local beer & wines for purchase.

April 19th - Join the active history study in the tour bus or follow the caravan in your own jalopy. Stops at Boyd, Friend, White River Falls, Sherars Bridge, Shaniko, and Antelope. Lunch stop along the way! Return to the Balch in evening.

April 19th – Evening DVD Ghost Town Documentary and open discussion. Dinner fare, beer, and wine available at the hotel.

April 20th - Breakfast at the Balch, follow up questions, book signing, and time with Keith!

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Weekend Tour $35.00 p.p. ($40 if not staying overnight)
Be chauffeured! Save gas. Relax. $35.00 p.p. (may reduce depending on #’s)

Rooms from $75-135.00 includes breakfast & light supper Saturday!
Traditional Room $150
Pvt. Bath $220
Suite $270

During Friday evening's presentation you will learn the factors for the development and decline and what remains for you to discover about Northwest History, railroad magnates, homesteaders, sheepherders, cult gurus and cattle barons. Don’t delay, call today! (-:

541-467-2277