Park Inn by Radisson Harrisburg West
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The long day of driving included several encounters with slowed traffic and construction. We finally arrived in Gettysburg. We decided to drive through town to see what eating establishments were still open - trying to avoid the quick burger & fries menu. We ended up in the park and decided to go see the Eternal Flame. We'll be visiting the site again tomorrow, but wanted to get some pictures of the flame in the twilight / dusk. ...
... by a worker. You can also try a flight of 6 chocolates from around the world and participate in a Chocolate Lab, where you learn about how chocolate is made and get to make some. We did the Chocolate Tasting. That is $10, but it was enough for us to share. We also did the “Worker’s Wanted” Interactive display. It is really geared for kids, but you get to “grind” cocoa, move one of the chocolate ...
... battle. Fortunately, hew moved his family two weeks before the battle as all black caught by the South were ''re-slaved''.
Best story involved a Gettysburg man by the name of Culp, whose Uncle still farmed in the town. He left the town some years before and moved to Virginia. He enrolled in the Confederate Army under Stonewall Jackson and was part of many Southern victories. His brigade was ordered to take Culps Hill, named after ...
... took us to the House of Representatives and the Senate chambers then to the Chamber of the Supreme Court. Every room was very impressive.
After the tour we shopped at Costco and WalMart for supplies. However we couldn't buy any alcohol at Costco; they have the same laws about alcohol as NS so only state run stores can sell alcohol.
Back to StarTwo to plan for the next ...
... Standing at Little Round Top to envision the 20th Maine repel the boys from Alabama is amazing. You can see how it could have happened. Looking at the field over which Pickett's Charge was made, you can see the boys falling. Overall, this is an historic place and truly hallowed ground where so many fought valiantly on both sides for the causes in which they believed.
Adjacent to the battlefield is ...