THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
THE MADAWASKA FOUR CORNERS PARK


INTRO: THE RED PAVERS THAT YOU SEE ARE MOTORCYCLISTS THAT
HAVE DONE THE FOUR CORNERS OF THE UNITED STATES (WITH- IN 21
DAY OR LESS). OR THE TRUE X TOUR WHICH IS  26 DAYS OR LESS. ALL
THE GRAY PAVERS ARE FOR EVERYONE ELSE, IN MEMORY OFF, OR
TO PROMOTE A BUSINESS, OR CLASS REUNIONS, FAMILY REUNIONS
ETC.THE PAVERS ARE WHAT PAYS THE EXPENSES TO KEEP THIS PARK
IN OPERATION THE ACADIAN FLAG AND FLAG POLE  IN BACK OF THE
MONUMENT IS SPONSORED BY THE ACADIAN COUNSEL  
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….WE NOW HAVE A TOUR COMING TO MADAWASKA CALLED THE
TRUE X TOUR, YOU HAVE TO GO TO ONE OF THE CORNERS OF THE
UNITED STATES, CLOCK IN AT THE POST OFFICE, THEN GO TO THE
CENTER OF THE UNITED STATES WHICH IS LEBANON KANSAS THEN
GO TO ANY OTHER CORNER THEN BACK TO THE CENTER OF THE
UNITED STATES, THEN BACK TO OTHER CORNER, THEN BACK TO THE
CENTER ETC. UNTIL YOU HAVE DONE ALL FOUR CORNERS, RIDERS
HAVE 26 DAYS TO DO THIS TOUR.
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3…. THIS LADY BIKER AT 62 DECIDES SHE WANT’S  TO DO THE FOUR

CORNERS TOUR,SINCE THEN SHE HAS DONE IT FIVE TIMES,THE LAST
TIME SHE WAS 82,AND AS FAR AS WE KNOW SHE WAS DOING IT
ALONE YOU WILL NOTICE THAT EVERY TIME, SHE WAS RIDING A  
DIFFERENT BIKE TO DO THE TOUR
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4….NATHAN ALLEN AS YOU CAN SEE HAS A GRAY PAVER,NATHAN
DIED AND HIS DAD HAD PROMISED THEY WOULD DO THE TOUR
TOGETHER, HIS DAD CAME IN WITH HIS ASHES A COUPLE OF YEARS
BACK AND SAID HE WAS DOING THE TOUR WITH HIS SON AND,
BECAUSE HE HAD SAID HE WOULD DO THE TOUR WITH HIM,HE WOULD
NOW LEAVE SOME OF HIM ASHES AT ALL FOUR CORNERS OF
THE U.S. WHEN HE SAW THE PARK HE WAS AMAZED ,, HE SAID HE
WOULD  LOVE TO LEAVE HIM ALL HERE ,WE TOLD HIM THAT WE
COULD NOT GIVE HIM PERMISSION BUT TO DO WHAT HE HAS TO
DO. HE PUT NATIONS ASHES AROUND THE FOUR CORNERS OF OUR
FOUNTAIN, TO REPRESENT THE FOUR CORNERS OF THE UNITED
STATES . HIS MOTHER BOUGHT HIM THIS GRAY PAVER THAT SAY’S
HIS ASHES ARE THERE AROUND THE FOUNTAIN.
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5…..YOU WILL SEE CHARLES LAMB ALL OVER THIS PARK, HE IS
OUR BIGGEST CONTRIBUTOR TO THE PARK ,EVERY TIME CHARLES
DOES A TOUR WORTH WHILE, HE BUYS A PAVER TO SUPPORT THE
PARK. SOME TIME BACK CHARLES MADE A CHALLENGE TO JOE,
HE TOLD HIM HE WOULD CONTRIBUTE $35,00.00 TOWARDS BUYING
THE ABANDONED BUILDING WHICH WAS NEXT TO THE PARK (YOU
NOW SEE AS THE PARK PARKING LOT), BUT JOE HAD TO MATCH IT
IN DONATION FUNDS. SO AFTER A LOT OF LETTERS SEND TO
FINISHER ASKING IF THEY COULD SPARE 5 DOLLARS OR MORE IN
ORDER TO BE ABLE TO BUY THE PROPERTY NEXT DOOR , JOE WAS
ABLE TO BUY THE PROPERTY,TAKE DOWN THE ABANDONED HOUSE
AN FIX UP THE PROPERTY FOR A PARKING LOT.
CHARLES IS ALSO RESPOSIBLE FOR THE FLOWER BED NEXT TO THE

EDGE OF THE PARK PROPERTY ALONG SIDE U.S. ONE
CHARLES  IS THE ONLY RIDER TO HAVE DONE THE 4 CORNERS TOUR

IN ALL MONTHS OF THE YEAR. HE BOUGHT A TRIKE FOR THE
WINTER MONTH TOURS.
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6….THE PARK FOUNDER, AND PRESIDENT OF THE PARK JOE
LACHANCE, HAS DONE THE FOUR CORNERS TOUR TWICE one time
in 16 days and the other 19 days. MY WIFE AND I HAVE TRAVELED T
O THE 48 STATES OF THE UNITED STATES AND 9 PROVINCES OF
CANADA BY MOTORCYCLE
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7….AND MY WIFE DIANE, HAS  DONE THE TOUR TWICE, DIANE
BY THE WAY DRIVES HER OWN BIKE, A 2000 HARLEY DAVIDSON
SPRINGER
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8…A  LOT OF PEOPLE ASK WHY 21 DAYS, TO DO THE TOUR, WELL
ONE DAY JOSEPH USATIN FROM CALIFORNIA TELL’S HIS 9 YEAR
SON,’WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE A RIDE ALL AROUND THE U.S. WITH
DAD’,HIS SON IS MORE THEN WILLING TO GO,SO THEY TAKE THE
TOUR AND IT TAKES THEM 21 DAYS,THAT  IS WHY THE TOUR IS 21
DAYS OR LESS, IF HE COULD DO IT IN THIS TIME,THEY CLAIM THAT
EVERY ONE CAN DO IT IN THIS ALLOTED TIME.
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9…..RAY DAVIS  FROM CALIFORNIA at the age of 85 has done the 4
corner tour  13 times
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10…THESE ARE OUR FIRST 2 RIDERS FROM SPAIN, FATHER AND SON,

THEY DID THE SAME THING , SHIPPED THEIR BIKES BY BOAT, THAN
DID THE FOUR CORNERS TOUR.
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LOOKING UP AT THE SKY TOWARDS EDMONSTON CANADA,  A LADY
ONCE ASKED JOE “WHAT’S THAT POINTING TO THE WIND MILL
ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE PARK, NEXT TO U.S. 1          
JOE ANSWERED I'LL  HAVE TO ANSWER YOU WITH A JOKE “WHEN

IT’S TOO HOT IN THE PARK WE START THE BIG FAN”. EVERYONE
STARTED LAUGHING
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PLEASE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEND A MESSAGE ABOUT THE PARK
PLEASE SIGN AND LEAVE COMENTS ABOUT THE PARK IN OUR
GUESTBOOK  LOCATED AT THE INFORMATION BOOTH, WE LOVE
HEARING WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY, GOOD OR BAD, IF BAD ,WE WILL
TRY TO FIX IT  
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CALL 436- 7451 IF YOU WOULD LIKE SOUVENIRS
AT THE STORE WE WILL BE GLAD TO COME
OVER  
END OF TOUR

REMIND VISITORS THAT WE HAVE TEE SHIRTS AND STICKERS ,
coffee mugs,hats etc FOR SALE,send them to the store  we will
GIVE THEM CERTIFICATES signed by the governor of the State of Maine
                     RIDE SAFE