8-12 miles at a moderately brisk pace on city streets and park paths. Wander about the Meadowlands (including DeKorte Park) and adjacent Lyndhurst, NJ connecting sites associated with the 1917 Kingsland Explosion and its heroine, Tessie McNamara. Bring lunch, snacks and water.
Meeting: E-mail (preferred) or phone leader no earlier than a week before the hike for meeting time and place. Joint Hike. Awful or dangerous weather cancels. Contact leader after 7:00 AM morning of hike if uncertain. Members and guests only.
Kingsland Explosion, Lyndhurst, NJ Jan. 11, 1917