The Historic Fairfield Inn 1757
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The long day of driving included several encounters with slowed traffic and construction. We finally arrived in Gettysburg. We decided to drive through town to see what eating establishments were still open - trying to avoid the quick burger & fries menu. We ended up in the park and decided to go see the Eternal Flame. We'll be visiting the site again tomorrow, but wanted to get some pictures of the flame in the twilight / dusk. ...
Had a great day today with Aunt Kathie and her family, they joined us at jellystone for swimming, jumping on the jumpy pillow and chatting. It was great to get to know you guys! And don't forget, make sure you "dip and pull" when putting on a swimsuit!!! Ended the day with some amazing smoked pork Shawn started at 11pm the night before. So glad we got the recipe, we will definitely be trying to duplicate ...
... Catholicism changes in each culture. In some places the theme is patiently enduring suffering... in others it's about fun and social activities... here it's more about quiet contemplation.
So after enjoying the view of the vast plains to the south, I continue on my way.
The Shrine of Anne Seton
I'm not usually very interested in learning about the backgrounds of the many saints, but Anne Seton, the first American saint to be canonized actually ...
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 ...