Alternative New Year Peace Gathering: Reserve Your Space!


FRI Dec 30th, 2011-SUN Jan 1st, 2012

Crooked River State Park, St Mary’s, GA

An annual peace gathering and witness for nuclear disarmament at 
the gates of King’s Bay, a Trident nuclear ballistic missile submarine base.

RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW!  at a Crooked River State Park cottage for Alternative New Year

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CROOKED RIVER STATE PARK IN ST. MARY’S, GA (more info on Crooked River State Park at

Directions: Crooked River State Park is located 7 miles north of St. Mary’s GA on Spur 40. 1) Take I-95, Exit 3
2) Take Georgia State Highway 40 towards St. Mary’s
3) Turn left onto Kings Bay Road (This will take you to the intersection of Kings Bay Rd & Spur 40 where the Stimson Gate and our Friday afternoon leafleting will be)
4) Turn left onto Spur 40


Cottage #1 – Fl Coalition for P & J — John X. Linnehan —
(2 Bedroom) 904-504-1004
Cottage #2 – Pax Christi NE FL — Nancy O’Byrne —
(3 Bedroom) 904-422-3618
Cottage #3 – War Tax Resisters — Sam Marshall —
(2 Bedroom) 478-452-9540
Cottage #4 – Pax Christi Tampa Bay — Anne Richter —
(3 Bedroom) 727-796-6539

COST: The cost of a space at a cottage is approx. $25-$35 for the 2-night stay per person, depending on how many stay in a cottage. Please make arrangements to pay your cottage holder your share of the cost.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Each cottage is furnished either two or three bedrooms with two queen size beds each, linens, some towels, a living room, and furnished kitchens with stove, refrigerator, and some utensils.

Clothing: Check the weather for Camden County, GA, and bring clothes appropriate, particularly if you plan to do the night vigil.

Towels: An extra towel or two is a good idea.

Food: We will have potluck dinners Friday and Saturday nights (O’Byrnes are bringing a turkey). Please bring a dish or two to share. There is a nearby grocery store. Breakfasts and lunches are in your own cottage; once you know who is staying with you, you can plan among yourselves. We will email out a list of cottage occupants prior to the weekend.

Things to Do in the Area: Look at the following websites for activities and sites to see:

St. Mary’s Convention & Visitor Bureau
Cumberland Island National Seashore
Ferry to Cumberland Island
Kayak Rental:

Agenda: We have attached an Agenda for the weekend

Please, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email me at or call at 904-461-9216.

Looking forward to spending a meaningful, peace-filled New Year’s with all of you!!

Peace and Blessings, Nancy O’Byrne, Co-ordinator, Pax Christi Florida


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