2019 Field Trips
MARCH Basement Field Trip
Field trip begins on
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Come visit the home of Gary & Susan Katt, @ 502 LaGrange Street, South Haven to see their rock
collection and workshop. Take I-196 to Exit 20, Phoenix Road. Go west, toward the lake, to Broadway (third traffic signal). Turn left & go approx. ¼ mile to Superior St. (just past Shell gas station), turn left and drive 1 block. The Katt home is the last house on the right, just before the 4-way STOP sign at corner of LaGrange. The drive is just before the sign. Parking is allowed in designated spots on the street.
11:45 am - Lunch
Jump back into your cars and head to;
Clementine’s, at the corner of Phoenix and Center Streets.
Visit the home of Bob & Julia Sherwood, 966 Lake Street, South Haven to view their
collections and workshop. From downtown South Haven take Blue Star Hwy. approx 7 miles north to Lake Street, ¼ mile past the inter-section of 109th Ave. with Blue Star. Drive nearly to the lake. Please park in designated driveways.
April 27, 2019 – Intensive one day trip for Petoskey stones along the Lake Michigan shore starting near Charlevoix.
Details and signup will be at the March 27 General Meeting.
May 25 to 28, 2019, Memorial Weekend – Two planned days for Museum visits and collecting fluorite specimens. Details and signup will be at the March 27 General Meeting.
August 2 to 6, Ishpeming – Club Show plus multiple collecting opportunities.
Collecting Quartz Crystals in Arkansas
Agate at Sabbath Canyon, Utah
"Cherry picking" Obsidian, Utah
Tulip City Club joined by members of Ft. Wayne and Central Michigan clubs - 6 week field trip from West through Prairie States
Multi club field trip through South Dakota
Collecting Blue Calcite at a quarry in
upstate New York
In May, 1973 several club members went on a trip in a motorhome to Thunder Bay, Ontario to collect at the Thunder Bay Amethyst Mine. Some of the members included Bob Sherwood, Norm Gibson, Dale and Karen Flowerday, and Bob and Marie Zigler.