Howard Johnson Inn Carlisle
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- Smoking rooms available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
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... us that we had just missed Arlo Guthrie who played across the street two days prior. He even played the full Alice's restaurant, would have been awesome to see. However as always when travelling in a bus we are too slow getting there.
The next morning we walked around the Gettysburg battlefields and grave sites. Went to the visitors center and viewed the museum and cyclorama. All very interesting and very well documented. In the ...
... as obstacles to expansion. Sadly, this conference here in Carlisle was an exception and not the rule. But it didn't have to be this way. The Indian School Cemetery Further down the road is a reminder of a more somber era in White American-Native American relations. It's a cemetery with identical tombstones. At first I think its an old Civil War cemetery, but no. A plaque states that these are the tombs of Indian students who came to study at boarding ...
... county. Sixteen towns... Seven days... 150+ kilometers... It was quite a journey through this region rich in history and culture (OK... relatively speaking--compared to other other American counties, but not so much compared to, say, Italy...)
Now it's back to enjoying the peaceful quiet of nature...
... And meet some interesting people. I pause to strum by a beautiful little lake in Pine Grove Furnace State Park. Where a young lady and ...
... had sudden "changes of heart" going from being pro-segregation to anti-segregation... gently pressuring society to follow along... and America was able to peacefully transition into a new era.
That's a "Non-War" that I can get excited about. That whole miraculous (albeit imperfect) transformation that that took place is one of the proudest moments of our countries history.
Or let's go to another country. What about the time when the elite Russian troops were ...
... to me, but what are you going to do?
The sobering stop was at the Flight 93 National Memorial outside Shankstown, Pennsylvania. The memorial is a tribute to the forty crew and passengers of Flight 93 who had the presence of mind to understand that their hijacking was part of the larger plan of the 9/11 attacks. With the famous phrase "Let's roll," they disrupted the terrorists' goal of flying the plane into the US Capitol Building while Congress was ...