2019 Reunion Information, Registration and Schedule

Dr. Bodo Otto Family Association Reunion will be held on Friday, June 21, Saturday June 22 & Sunday, June 23, 2019 in Trenton, New Jersey

The host hotel:

Quality Inn and Suites

7 South Pennsylvania Avenue Morrisville, Pennsylvania 19067

(215) 428-2600

  • Breakfast included Free parking
  • Outside pool Fitness equipment
  • Restaurant nearby In-room refrigerator and coffee

Bodo Otto Group Room rate is $112 for one king or two queen beds. Reservation deadline is Monday, June 16. Rooms are also available on Thursday night.

NOTE: If you prefer, you may email your information to the front office manager – Barbara Beaudoin and she will confirm the reservation by email. qualityinn19067@gmail.com

NOTE: The hotel was formerly a Comfort Inn. Set your GPS for the address of the hotel as the name (Quality Inn) may not show up. There may be other vestiges of the former name on the hotel website and/or telephone system. Questions – contact Terry Johnson at terryvjohnson@yahoo.com

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Registration for the 2019 Reunion

Names of Participants _______________________________________

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Address __________________________________________________

City ____________________________ State ___________________

Phone ____________________ Email _________________________

Adult Registration $15 per person $________

Family Registration $35 (one/two adults and minor children) $________

Pizza Party on Saturday evening ($12 per person) $________

Mail a check made out to the Dr. Bodo Otto Association for the registration amount and mail to: Patricia Otto Godwin, 9088 Old Beulah Road, Kenly, North Carolina 27542

Take advantage of your travel to the Trenton reunion and arrive early to enjoy historic Philadelphia and Bucks County on your own.
• Museum of the American Revolution
• National Constitution Center
• Barnes Foundation Art Collection
• Philadelphia Museum of Art
• New Hope

SCHEDULE: 

Friday, June 21, 2019
Reunion Registration – Breakfast Area of Quality Inn
10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

2:00 Tour of New Jersey State Archives -225 West State Street- 2nd floor -Trenton. NJ 08625 by Research Specialist Catherine Medich.
NOTE: Security procedure – each visitor must register and will receive a research card for future visits. Personal belongings must be placed in a locker. Pencils only for note taking.
Copy machines available.
FREE PARKING GARAGE is a few hundred feet from the Archives Building down a ramp and through a security checkpoint. The visitors parking is not well-marked from the street. The ramp is to the left of the State Library building which is a few minutes walk to the Archives building from the parking garage.
PARKING is also available in metered spots on the street in the nearby Capitol Complex.Friday

Evening June 21, 2019- On Your Own
Suggestions:
Washington Crossing Inn
1295 General Washington Memorial Boulevard
Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Happy Hour – Inside Bar Only
Salads and Sandwiches
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. M – F
Early Bird Three-Course Dinner
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. M – F
$29.95 pp

Peddler’s Village
Routes 202 and 263
Lahaska, PA 18931
Happy Hour
Stroll the village with food and drink in hand.
Businesses include eight eateries and tasting rooms.
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. M – F

Reunion Registration
Quality Inn Breakfast Area 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Dr. Bodo Otto Association Executive Board Meeting  – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Gather in Lobby of Quality Inn

Saturday, June 22, 2019
7 – 9 a.m. Breakfast at Quality Inn
10:00 a.m. Old Trenton Barracks – 101 Barrack St.- Trenton, NJ
Parking
On Saturday, the parking lot along side of the Barracks Building is open to visitors. Our group will go on the tour at 10:00 a.m. The cost of the tour is $10 adults, $8 for seniors and students payable at the reception desk.

Children’s Activity:
The Old Barracks Museum has an activity book which supplies revolutionary fun for the whole family.

11:00 – noon Dr. Bodo Otto General Membership Meeting
2nd floor conference room of Barracks Building

Noon Lunch is served in the conference area after the general membership meeting.
12:45 p.m. Guest Speaker – Dr. Peter Hartsock, NIH Director
“George Washington, Smallpox and the American Revolution”

2:00 p.m. David Library of the American Revolution
1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Tour of the David Library by librarian Kathie Ludwig
2:30–5:00 p.m. “Finding Your Otto Roots” Rosedale Room of Library

Otto Cousins – Pat Godwin, Judy Hughes, Jim Fritz, Charlie Morgan, Henry Hoffman.
6:30 p.m. Otto Family Association Pizza Party –
LaVilla Restaurant – Next to Quality Inn Hotel.

8:00 p.m. Genetic Genealogy Discussion – Judy Hughes
Gather in lobby of Quality Inn

Sunday, June 23, 2019
Suggestions – On Your Own
7:00 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast at Quality Inn
Hotel Check out time is 11 a.m.

10:00 – 5:00 p.m. Washington Crossing Historic Park
1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA
Orientation Film, Outside Area, Museum Store
and Self-Guided Tours are Free.
Admission fees required for historic houses and tower as well as the guide-led tours.
10:00 – 2 p.m. Sunday Brunch $29.95
Washington Crossing Inn
Reservations (215) 493-3634

9:30 – 2:00 p.m. Sunday Brunch $28.95
Cock n Bull Restaurant
Peddler’s Village, Lahaska
Reservations (215) 794-4051
All Day Sunday New Hope, Pennsylvania
Stroll through the pathways of this charming river town with shops, and restaurants. Consider a ride on the historic New Hope-Ivyland Railroad or a river boat ride.

For more information on the agenda contact Terry Johnson – terryvjohnson@yahoo.com (717) 564-0360

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