B52 STRATOFORTRESS

PROVIDENCE-WARWICK RHODE ISLAND
SEPTEMBER 8-11, 2022

 

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To be held at the Crowne Plaza located at 801 Greenwich Ave. Warwick, Rhode Island 02886. Room rates are $139 a night plus tax. Room rate includes breakfast. The hotel has complimentary parking and an airport shuttle to and from T.F. Green Airport. The registration cost is $198 per person and includes:

Welcoming Package with name Badges, Itinerary, List of Attendees, Local Information & Commemorative
B-52 Stratofortress Membership Meeting
Reception Dinner
Banquet Dinner & Program
Farewell Breakfast Buffet
Hospitality Room Stocked with Snacks, Beverages and Cocktails all 3 Days

                               

 Call the Crowne Plaza at 401-732-6000 no later than August 8, 2022 to make your room reservations. Be sure to mention you are with the B-52 Stratofortress Rendezvous to receive your group room rate of $139 plus tax per night. For attendees that would like to come in early or extend their stay after the Rendezvous the group room rate is available 3 days before and 3 days after the Rendezvous based on hotel room availability.


OPTIONAL TOURS

 

TOUR A ~ BOSTON TOUR

Friday September 9th                         0800-1800                      Price $70

Our Boston tour will include the Boston Common, Park Street Church, Massachusetts State House. Next we will tour the Liberty Trail Sites which includes the Old State House, Kings Chapel, Omni Parker House Hotel, Old South Meeting House, Faneuil Hall, Long Wharf, Christopher Columbus Park and the Paul Revere House. There will be time for lunch on your own. After lunch we will visit the USS Constitution also known as Old Ironsides which is a three-masted wooden-hulled heavy frigate of the United States Navy. She is the world's oldest ship of any type still afloat. She was launched in 1797, one of six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of 1794 and the third constructed. The USS Constitution is not wheelchair accessible. There is also a USS Constitution Museum which is not included in this tour price. The entrance fee is free to Veterans and for all others is donation based. Recommended donation is $10-$15 per person.

TOUR B & C ARE ON THE SAME DAY AND RUN AT THE SAME TIME, SELECT ONLY ONE OPTION

 

TOUR B ~ SUBMARINE FORCE MUSEUM & USS NAUTILUS

Saturday September 10th                         0800-1530                 Price $61

Board the world's first nuclear-powered submarine. Museum recounts the history of the U.S. Submarine Force. 

The museum has 33,000 artifacts including the USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine in the world. Nautilus was launched in 1955 and decommissioned in 1980. It traveled under the polar ice cap and reached the North Pole during the Cold War. Also at the museum is a replica of David Bushnell's Turtle, built in 1775 and the first submarine used in combat. Other exhibits include midget submarines from World War II, working periscopes, salvaged parts from the nuclear USS NR-1, a submarine control room, models of submarines, and the Explorer, an early research submarine. The Museum is wheelchair accessible but the USS Nautilus is not wheelchair accessible. After the museum visit there will be time for lunch on your own at a local seafood restaurant.

                                                              

 

TOUR C ~ THE BREAKERS NEWPORT

Saturday September 10th                        0930-1530                     Price $73

The Breakers is the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages" and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial pre-eminence in the Gilded Age. Built by Cornelius Vanderbilt II, one of the richest men in America, The Breakers was everything a millionaire of the Gilded Age could want in a summer getaway. A classic Italian palazzo design, the finest American and European craftsmanship, views of the sea, and modern technology combined to make the ideal setting for luxurious living and entertaining. The Breakers has entertained presidents, royalty, and guests from across the world for more than 125 years.  It is the flagship of the Newport Mansions and a world-famous iconic image of the City-by-the-Sea. After the tour there will be time for lunch on your own at a local restaurant. 

 

Rendezvous Itinerary

Thursday, 8 September
1300 ~ Registration and Hospitality Room Opens
1600-1700 ~ B-52 Stratofortress Membership Meeting
1730-2100  ~ Reception, Cocktails, Dinner, and Guest Speaker
Friday, 9 September
1000-2100 Hospitality Room Open
0800-1800 ~ Optional Tour ~ Boston
Dinner on Your Own
Saturday, 10 September
1000-1630 Hospitality Room Open
0800-1530 ~ Optional Tour ~ Submarine Force Museum
0930-1530 ~ Optional Tour ~ The Breakers Newport, RI
1700-2100 ~ Cocktails, Banquet & Program

Sunday, 11 September
0730-0930 ~ Farewell Breakfast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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