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... just like that, it's over. Like the edge of the forest in "Princess Bride", the dense woods abruptly ends, and the Appalachian trail, cuts through rolling farmland, not feeling quite so Appalachian any more... And so, after stopping for a blackberry snack, and a swim in a river, I reach the town of Boiling Springs. The Crystal Clear Lake Boilings Springs is not an incorporated town, so I'm not going to count it--even though it has more personality than many ...
... camps, the sheer number of men fighting and the loss of life in just the Gettysburg fight of three days, not to mention the 4 year fight.
The battle at Seminary Ridge took place on the first day of fighting, July 1, 1863. On this building is a cupola in which General Buford utilized to look out over the nearby fields to help in directing his ...
... to Congress. Sickles learned that his wife was having an affair with Phillip Barton Key (son of Francis Scott Key), the younger Key was the Chief Prosecutor for the Nation's Capitol and the District Attorney. Sickles saw Key outside his home in Washington, DC - called him out for having the affair and shot him twice at point blank range killing him!! He was tried (it became the trial of the Century) ...
... on the square is the Heritage Building, a mini-museum of the history of Chambersburg. It's open and it's free! So a good place to start my re-discovery of the city. Inside I watch a short presentation about the history of the town and a couple of things stick in my mind:
First of all, Chambersburg's raison d'etre is due to one simple thing: a waterfall. Falling water meant a waterwheel, which meant a mill, which meant the cornerstone of modern civilization. Once again ...
... Maybe it was supposed to be obvious. Anyway, it was nice to get their early enough that we could take our time setting up our tents and figuring out dinner. We hiked to the spring which was .3 miles down the trail. I had no idea what to expect. It wasn’t much of a spring to me. It was good enough though once we filtered out the leaf debris and floater friends.
We brought mostly the freeze dried food along with us for meals. We ...
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