Itinerary for the Bucknellians in World War I Field Research Trip to France and Belgium, 22 May – 1 June

Date Location Sites
5/22/17 Newark airport
5/23/17 Paris arrive; travel into Paris; rest, relax, etc.
5/24/17 Paris Issy-les-Moulineaux (Baker Pavillion at Henri Rollet Association), perhaps during afternoon American Hospital in Paris or American Memorial at Suresnes
5/25/17 Paris free day
5/26/17 Paris to Argonne acquire van; Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial via Fismes; perhaps a stop first at Bazoches-sur-Vesles, behind which is Saint-Thibaut (for AJ) and the La Cendrière Woods at Bourg-et-Comin (for Amy); after stopping at hotel, proceed to Musée Marne 14-18 in Suippes
5/27/17 Argonne meet Dr. Thomson at 8:15am; hike to St. Hubert’s Pavilion; lunch; Pennsylvania Memorial at Varennes; Aérodrome at Manonville (for Adrian)
5/28/17 Argonne 10h00 to Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery for 11h00 ceremony;afternoon, to Ravin du Vaudoine/Tranchée du Vaudoine, Samogneux (north of Verdun) (for Julia C.)
5/29/17 Argonne – West-Vleteren Saint Hilaire-le-Grand (near Suippes, for Julia C.), La Malmaison, Aisne (for Julia S.); Ovilliers-sur-Boiselle (for Adrian); thence to Flanders and West-Vleteren
5/30/17 West-Vleteren AM 9h00 Saint-Sixtus Monestary in Westvleteren; 11h00 lunch at In De Vrede Café; Ypres – Flanders Fields Museum and Rebuilt Ypres
5/31/17 West-Vleteren-Paris Airport AM visit to Oudenarde Memorial; late evening travel to Charles de Gaulle airport
6/1/17 Paris /Dublin / Newark

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