Gettysburg Pond View Farm Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: 530 Carr Hill Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 17325, United States | B&B
 
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Travel Blogs from Gettysburg

Five states in a day, Amish folk and the Civil War

A travel blog entry by kennedyby4 on Jan 03, 2015

2 comments, 12 photos

We left quite early on New Year's Day with just the doorman and a few drunks braving the morning cold in Boston. We have a Ford Edge which provides the odd laugh with its heated seats. So even though it is freezing, your bottom is holidaying in Tahiti! Yes, this is the humour that tickles your fancy after being together all the time!

So, Massachusetts ...

1848. The Amish Schoolhouse

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Nov 20, 2014

23 photos

... Amish sects have different rules. The exact measurements of their clothes. Whether they can use bicycles or only have to stick to foot scooters and buggies. Whethere their buggy can ben enclosed or if it has to be open and exposed to the elements. Whether they can use reflective colors on their buggies for safety, or if that's "too vain". Many Americans have this fascination and admiration for the Amish culture. We see beautiful aspects of their culture that it seems ...

A Solemn Walk Through Gettysburg

A travel blog entry by happyronin on Nov 05, 2014

28 photos

... various levels of artillery. First there would be a barrage of solid shot, which are long-range canon fire. As we get closer, then would the split case (which is exploding canon balls), then canisters (which are smaller lead balls used as shrapnel), and finally musket fire. All the while, the soldiers are lined up shoulder to shoulder and keeping in step. As people fell, soldiers would come to up to fill the gaps.


There would also ...

Post-visit: The Indian School Cemetery

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Jul 30, 2014

43 photos

... very connected with the hourly worker hauling boxes in the frigid warehouse. "Never forget where you came from, my mother always told me" Nowadays, he says, it's hard to find serious workers--or even serious supervisors. The new generation is used to having it easy. Something I've been hearing a lot lately. I would've thought that after the economic crisis, young folks would value the opportunity to be able to work hard and earn a good wage, but that ...

It isn't even past!

A travel blog entry by harleyjah on Jun 15, 2014

15 photos

... of the 19th Century, rather than protect the newly freed black man pursuant to that amendment - - passed exactly for that purpose - - the Supreme Court decided that corporations were persons entitled to 14th Amendment protection but did so with almost no rationale. Why? Because they were corporate lawyers! In defense of the current era of benign neglect, the Court uses the rubric that if we want to stop racial discrimination, we need to ...

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