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Home > Annual Convention > Past Conventions > 2001 - Zanesville, OH

ZGWS 19th Annual Convention
Zanesville, OH

June 18 - 21, 2001

Contact Carolyn Timmerman at carolyntmn@aol.com for information or if you have questions.

Come to Zanesville in 2001!

Zane Grey Birthplace.  Photo courtesy of Tom Myer.
The 2001 Convention will be held in Zanesville, Ohio, the birthplace and boyhood home of Zane Grey. We invite all members of the Zane Greyfs West Society to attend. If you do not receive forms in the mail, agenda and registration fee information can be obtained by contacting:

Carolyn Timmerman
708 Warwick Ave.
Ft. Wayne 46825
Phone: 219-484-2904
Email: carolyntmn@aol.com.

Reservations at the Holiday Inn in Zanesville, headquarters for the 2001 Convention, can be made by calling toll free at 1-888-353-8627. This is a direct line to the Holiday Inn in Zanesville. Be sure to mention that you are attending the Zane Grey convention to get the group rate of $79.01 (tax included) per night.


The following is a tentative agenda of events. Unless mentioned otherwise, all events will be at the Holiday Inn.

Photo of Dillon Falls on the Licking River (where Zane Grey learned to fish) around Zanesville.  Photo courtesy of Tom Myer. Monday, June 18:
Registration in the Courtyard. Auction materials in the Summit Room.
Barbecue at the National Road ? Zane Grey Museum with entertainment by the Back Porch Swing Band

Tuesday, June 19:
G.M. Farley Memorial Breakfast
Keynote Address by Dr. Joe Wheeler
Zane Grey, Inc. Update by Dr. Loren Grey
"An Introduction to Zane Grey" by Dr. Charles Pfeiffer
ZGWS Auction (If you cannot attend, or wish to send auction material ahead, send to: Tom Myer, 7755 Ridgeview Ln, Zanesville, OH 43701
Members' Book Fair

Wednesday, June 20:
Bus trip to Longaberger Basket factory
Lunch and shopping at the Longaberger Homestead
Longaberger Basket Office
Dillon Falls
Zanes Landing Park to view Zane Grey Statue
Ice Cream Social in the Cascade Room (Holiday Inn)

Thursday, June 21:
Business Meeting
"Lewis Wetzel" by William Hintzen
Afternoon free time: Zane Grey birthplace, Y-Bridge, antique shops
Banquet in the Cascade Room

General Information

The Ohio Historical Society is sending recently acquired Zane Grey material to the National Road ?Zane Grey Museum that will be on display, and hopefully they will send along a representative to be available to answer any questions.

The museum will be open Sunday the 17th, from noon until ? for early arrivals. They will be showing Zane Grey movies all day on the big screen TV (Free popcorn?)

Stephen May, author of "Zane Grey ? Romancing the West" may be attending, and hopefully will be available to sign copies of his book. In addition, Charles Pfeiffer will be available during the convention to sign copies of his wonderful booklets.

Alan Cottrill and Charles Leasure (artist / designer and caster, respectively) of the Zane Grey statue are scheduled to meet us at the statue during our bus trip to answer questions.

Come and join us in Zanesville, and meet the greatest group of people in the world. Zanies!

Contact Carolyn Timmerman at carolyntmn@aol.com for information or if you have questions.

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Historical images of Zane Grey used with permission of Dr. Loren Grey
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Historical photos of Zane Grey used with permission of Dr. Loren Grey