The advisory councils for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail and the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail plan a joint meeting on Monday, Oct. 7. The meeting was announced on Thursday, Sept. 26. You can read about it at www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-09-26/html/2013-23436.htm.
The public may attend the meeting, which takes place from 10 a.m. To 4 p.m. in the board room of the American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Av. NW, Washington, DC 20006. Preregistration is required at Christine_Lucero@nps.gov, (757) 258-8914.
The Smith Trail consists of about 3,000 miles of waterways in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries in Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia commemorating the voyages of Capt. John Smith between 1607 and 1609. The Star Banner Trail commemorates the Chesapeake Campaign of the War of 1812 on land and water in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC.
The joint meeting will include a discussion of segment planning along the Potomac River and an update on ongoing projects.
The last half hour will be dedicated to hearing public comments.