Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Chambersburg
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
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Had an interesting trip to Gettysburg. After scoping out the local campground we made our way into the town center to see where things were located. We parked on the street next to a shop called Subterranean Soul. Its a shop selling various clothing, vinyl records, and various trinkets.
The owner was present and he reflected his past travels and people he knew who had a bus. He attended Woodstock which made for some interesting stories. ...
... Overall, the work experience here was a positive one--although that was a confusing time in my life, as I discussed in my Scotland, Pennsylvania entry a few months ago. I'm glad I walked back here to pay homage to an important phase in my life.
I wander around the development to see if I can pick out the houses I worked on and remember my experiences and mishaps during my summer as a construction worker...
And with that, I loop on back towards ...
... 10 years ago. Things have gotten much more impersonal. Nowadays you can only apply for jobs by computer--and the computer is programmed to "weed out" undesirable applicants. So you might apply for a hundred jobs, but if you've got some blot on your record, the computer might kick you out every time without an actual human even seeing your application! The same goes for renting an apartment: if you don't meet the standards, all of the rental agencies will turn you down.
... last. I guess that's the upside of there not being a lot of jobs in this area. Then the road winds down into the valley to the village of Fort Littleton, which really does feel like a "town", but rules are rules... Then over the 76 turnpike, one of America's east-west main arteries. Here for a brief second I feel connected with the rest of the country, seeing cars and trucks speed past going to Philadelphia... Pittsburgh... Chicago. In Knobbsville, I manage to get off the ...
... Civil War because the mayor refused to pay 100,000 dollars in gold as a ransom. Chambersburg was the only northern town to have suffered such fate. And as in many towns in this part of the country, you'll find many things that suggest that that conflict if far from forgotten. In fact, on the south side of the fountain, is the statue of a Civil War Union soldier... standing... waiting to see if those Southern rebels dare invade again.
The Founding of Chambersburg