Portsmouth to Concord - January 2015 Walk Route

Route Weather Forecast

Please take cold weather/wet weather precautions on the walk.

Field Manager: Ellen Read, ellen@nhrebellion.org

If you need a ride or can offer a ride to or from the walk route, please contact the field manager listed on this page. 


 

Sunday, January 18:
Day 1 – Portsmouth to Durham

Today’s Total Mileage: 11 miles
Estimated Walk Time: 4 hours

Starting Point: Market Square, 1 Congress St., Portsmouth
Route: Market Street/Woodbury Ave north through Portsmouth and Newington,
Route 4 west through Dover to Durham
End Point & Lodging: Community Church of Durham, 17 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824
Parking: Shuttling to and from the Pease Base C&J Long-Term Park and Ride will be provided

  • 7:00 AM – PARK at Pease Base C&J Long-Term Park and Ride, Shuttle to Start Point
  • 8:00 AM – Breakfast and Meeting (Breakfast provided by South Church and Panera Dover, 
  • 9:00 AM – Kick-Off at Market Square 
    • Guest Speakers Senator Martha Fuller-Clark and Phil Nazzaro, John Rauh and Dan Innis
  • LUNCH – Emery Farm, Durham
  • 2:00 PM – ARRIVE
  • 3:00 PM – Debrief
  • 4:00 PM - Dinner (provided by Newmarket Community Church)
  • 5:00 PM - Evening Event    
    • Guest Speaker Rev. Larry Brickner-Wood, Play: Granny D: The Power of One by Dixie and John Tymitz
  • 7:00 PM -- Rides to alternate Lodging or Pease Base Park n’ Ride

Monday, January 19:
Day 2 – Durham to Northwood

Today’s Total Mileage: 16.5 miles
Estimated Walk Time: 6 hours

Starting Point: Community Church of Durham, Durham
Route: Route 4 west through Durham, Lee, Barrington, and Nottingham, to Northwood
End Point & Lodging: Northwood Congregational Church
Parking: Community Church of Durham parking lot, Shuttling back to parking lot will be provided

  • 8:00 AM – Breakfast (provided by Newmarket Community Church and Panera Dover) and Meeting
    • Invocation provided by Larry Brickner-Wood
  • 9:00 AM – DEPART
  • LUNCH – on the road, either partnering church or from RV
  • 4:00 PM – ARRIVE, Debrief
  • 5:30 PM – Community Potluck Dinner 
  • 6:30 PM – Evening Event
    • Northwood Congregational Service including presentation from MLK activist and Jazz/Blues musician TJ Wheeler and Play: Go, Granny Go!
  • 8:00 PM – Rides to alternate Lodging or Community Church of Durham Parking Lot

 

Tuesday, January 20:
Day 3 – Northwood to Chichester

Today’s Total Mileage: 11 miles
Estimated Walk Time: 4 hours

Starting Point: Northwood Congregational Church, Northwood
Route: Route 4 west through Northwood and Epsom, to Chichester
End Point: Furniture Discounters, Chichester
Event Venue & Lodging: Epsom Public Library
Parking: Northwood Congregational Church Parking Lot, Shuttling back to Parking Lot will be provided

  • 8:00 AM – Breakfast (provided by Panera Concord) and Meeting
  • 9:00 AM – DEPART
  • LUNCH – on the road, either partnering businesses or from RV
  • 3:00 PM – ARRIVE
  • 4:00 PM – Debrief and Dinner
  • 5:00 PM - Evening Event
    • Guest Speaker Author Hedrick Smith (Who Stole the American Dream?), Bird-dog Training provided by AFSC
  • 8:00 PM – Rides to alternate lodging or back Northwood Congregational Church


Wednesday, January 21: Day 4 – Chichester to Concord


Today’s Total Mileage: 8 miles
Estimated Walk Time: 2.5 hours

Starting Point: Furniture Discounters, Chichester
Route: Route 4 west through Chichester and Pembroke,
Route 9/Loudon Road to Concord
End Point: Capitol Center for the Arts / State House, Concord
Parking: Shuttling back to Pease Base C&J Long-Term Park and Ride, and other lots will be provided

  • 8:00 AM – Breakfast (provided by Panera Concord) and Meeting
  • 9:00 AM – DEPART
  • 12:00 PM – ARRIVE, Lunch and Granny D Play
  • 1:30 PM? – March as group to State House
  • 2:00 PM? – State House Event

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