Messenger - Vol. 1, No. 3, Page 24
Spring 1992
Vacationer's Guide to Delaware Alumni

Fairbanks, AK -- While traveling through the frozen tundra, tune the
car radio to station KUAC on the Alaska Public Radio Network and
listen to John McWhorter, Delaware '86. A reporter/producer, McWhorter
prepares stories for Alaska News Nightly, a half-hour news show.

Hannibal, MO -- Take time from your riverboat cruise to visit the Mark
Twain Museum directed by Henry H. Sweets III, Delaware '78. The museum
features Twain's boyhood home, his father's law office, first
editions, clothing and paintings. For information, call the museum,
(314) 664-8341.

Maylene, AL -- Looking for great seafood? Visit the Foxvalley
Restaurant on Highway 17, owned by Susan M. Lemieux, Delaware '82.
Chef Lemieux's eatery is popular among locals for its fresh catches
from the warm Gulf waters. For reservations, call (205) 664-8341.

Bronx, NY -- Take a relaxing trip to the country right in the middle
of the Bronx. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, the last piece of rural real
estate in New York City, exemplifies the type of country living that
existed in the Pelham Bay Park area in the early 19th century. Thomas
Harrington, Delaware '83, is the museum director. The mansion is open
to the public on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from noon until 4 p.m.
Call (212) 885-1461.

Little Compton, RI -- While cruising to Martha's Vineyard, visit
Thomas H. E. Cottrell, Delaware '64, winemaker at Sakonnet Vineyards.
The vineyard is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., May through
December. For information, call Ann Flather, (401) 635-8486.

Atlantic City, NJ -- Feel like taking a chance? Drop by the Trump
Plaza Casino and play a few slots under the watchful eye of casino
supervisor Michelle A. Hardiman, Delaware '78.

Seattle, WA -- Be sure to land at the Museum of Flight, where Virginia
L. Wagner, Delaware '81M, '88Ph.D., is the director of
programs/exhibits. Call (206) 764-5720.

St. Thomas, VI-- If you're interested in hiring a charter boat for
sightseeing, call Charles Starr, Delaware '59, at (819) 774-7058. For
more information on Starr, read the profile on page 23.

Orlando, FL -- If you visit Walt Disney World, you won't be alone,
because several Delaware alumni are employed at the world-famous
resort, including entertainment assistant Carol Liberti, Delaware '84.

Craig, MT -- When school's out, go fly fishing with teachers Greg and
Carol Girard Mentzer, both Delaware '72, of Newark, Del., at their
summer home in Craig, where they run a fly-fishing school. The
Mentzers offer week-long packages for anglers of all skill levels.
                                        -Skip Cook, Delaware '89