Saturday, October 29, 2011

Couple Lost in Apple Orchard Calls 911

You may remember the couple from Danvers Massachusetts that got lost in a corn maze earlier this month, well, it's happened again.
This time it's an apple orchard, Honey Pot Hill Orchard, to be exact. (above photo)

Mark and Marcia Rosenthal of Boston, Mass., got lost while apple-picking Oct. 22, 2011, and this makes it the second time in a month, police have rescued people who called 911, who were on farm outings.

According to the farm’s owner, these two wandered away from their parked car, and as night began to fall, they became scared and feared that they wouldn’t be able to find their way back.
The Rosenthals called the Orchard, but when no one answered, they decided to call 911.

When police arrived at the orchard, they told the owners about the lost souls, and told them about the landmark where the couple would be waiting to be rescued.
Julie Martin-Sullivan, who owns the family business with her brother, said they sent workers out to pick up the

“So my brother drove out in one of our buggies to pick them up, and the gentleman was being funny and said, “So how many rescues a year?” And my brother replied, ‘Well, through 85 years of business, none.”

Martin-Sullivan said the orchard is about 200 acres, and the Rosenthals had wandered about a half-mile or three-quarters-of-a-mile from where their car was parked.
“You know, we have a hedge maze too. So we said to them after, ‘We have a hedge maze and we’re not gonna let you in..."