The Historic Fairfield Inn 1757
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... us that we had just missed Arlo Guthrie who played across the street two days prior. He even played the full Alice's restaurant, would have been awesome to see. However as always when travelling in a bus we are too slow getting there.
The next morning we walked around the Gettysburg battlefields and grave sites. Went to the visitors center and viewed the museum and cyclorama. All very interesting and very well documented. In the ...
... making this the country's capital... So I guess Williamsport could've been a very important city!
Past the farmhouse, there's a part where I pass a couple of young folks chilling out.
"What kind of guitar is that?" I assume is an attempt to start a conversation. So I pause and offer one of them the guitar to play something.
"What kind of music do you listen to?"
"AC/DC... Van Halen..." Wow. Those bands were in their prime before ...
... to the halfway mark of the trail--so reaching here is a big accomplishment to "Through-hikers", people who are hiking the whole trail between Maine and Georgia in just one trip.
Not exactly something I can boast about--but hey... my global "Hike" is pretty impressive too, isn't it?
"Are you going to play some music for us? Three friendly folks inside ask me. They are volunteers who share a passion for the Appalachian Trail.
There's a ...
14 hrs, 25 kms
Today I want to get a closer look at impressive cluster of buildings in the middle of the mountainous forest. It looks like a university put smack in the middle of nowhere. So I take a closer look--and yes, these buildings are even more impressive with a closer look. One with a grand pillare entrance that looks like it could be about 100 years old. Another huge multistory brick building with a towering white cupola at the top.
Day totals: 8 hrs, 20.8 kms
Note: the date has been changed to keep the segments of my Superhike in geographical order
The Gettysburg Loop
The original plan was to start following the Appalachian Trail south--occasionally taking side trips to visit towns along the way. However, just accross the ridge, some 15 miles away is the city of Gettysburg where perhaps the most important battle of the Civil War was fought--a watershed moment ...