Hagerstown Hotel and Convention Center
Travel Blogs from Hagerstown
... the kids were able to do basic turns on the nursery slope, and then we were off. The basic slopes were soon"too slow" and we went to try bigger and better. Quote of the day from Jake "I don't want to turn going down the mountain, it slows me ...
... once an Indian tribe attacked a homestead and captured a 15 year old girl. Afterwards she chose to stay with the tribe, married and spent her life with them. Sounds like a story I'd like to learn more about...
As I do my parkbench concert, about 12-15 people go jogging past. This would be perfectly normal if I were, say, in Switzerland, but in small town Pennsylvania, this is quite a pleasant surprise.
... a plaque that reads that the people of Gettysburg didn't want black people (even those fighting for their country) to be buried in their "white" cemetery so the set aside this plot of land for the black soldiers.
This is a cold reminder that, no, people in the north were not at all ready for an integrated society where people of all races were treated equally. This idea that somehow the northerners were fighting and dying heroically so that blacks could achieve equality ...
4 hrs, 5.7 kms
Day totals: 14 hrs, 30.7 kms
Most of the towns in this area are over 200 years old--and though a lot has changed, they still have pretty much the same town center layout as they had originally--albeit with fewer shops, if any. They still have that vestige of a feeling of a cohesive community.
Well, this next "town" is actually younger than me, born in 1974, not 1774. And the only reason it got "borough" status was that some ...
... we greeted Linda and Bobby and then we went to the Eagle's Club in PA, had a few drinks and some food, and then returned to the house. I was quite exhausted after working all night and then doing an eight hour drive. It's nice to be here though. It's been five to six months since I've had some time to myself. And while it won't be a completely relaxing trip, I'm glad that I won't have to constantly think about theatre or ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility