Advisory Councils Will Meet on October 7
Contact: Cindy Chance, 410-260-2492
Notice of Joint Meeting of Advisory Councils for
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail and
Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
October 7, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Avenue, NW
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Park Service is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Councils for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail and the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail will hold a joint meeting.This meeting is open to the public. Registration is required for public attendance and for submitting comment. Please provide a written summary of your comments prior to the meeting.For further information, and to register, contact Christine Lucero via email at Christine_Lucero@nps.gov or by telephone at 757-258-8914.
The Designated Federal Official for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council is Jonathan Doherty, Assistant Superintendent, telephone (410) 260-2477.The Designated Federal Official for the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory Council is Suzanne Copping, Program Manager, telephone (410) 260-2476.
Under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice announces a joint meeting of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council and the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory Council for the purpose of discussing segment planning along the Potomac River and to update the Councils on implementation projects.
Comments will be taken for 30 minutes at the end of the meeting (from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM).Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal indentifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment − including your personal identifying information − may be made publicly available at any time.While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.All comments will be made part of the public record and will be electronically distributed to all Council members.
Did You Know?
The American Indian people of the Chesapeake region often relied on translators to work with the many languages and dialects that people spoke. Such translators were often instrumental in helping the Smith party communicate with people they met along their journeys.