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 ...

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

... Indian young people brought here to Carlisle. I look at the tombs, sure enough, you see names like "Abe Lincoln son of Antelope Cheyenne" a vivid image of how white culture was imposed on these students. But my question is: why a cemetery at a school? It seems very odd that so many young people should die--while in school! Later I ask a lady at the historical society about this. She explains "When these young people were brought here, many didn't have ...

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 ...

Crunching Bones, Amish mafia, and GIANT dandelions

A travel blog entry by flyindandelion on May 08, 2014

63 photos

What a busy, jam-packed day! We learned SO much!

I am writing this from the massive sectional couch in our mini suite. Ms. Winter and I are rooming together. I came back from our family meeting where the kids all journaled and found that they had driven poor Uni to drink. I found his head stuck in my Amish bottle of homemade rootbeer. Oh dear....

This morning was a tough TOUGH wake up. Everyone was sooo tired from our late arrival at our hotel ...

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