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My first historic battlefield did not disappoint. Even though Ft. Donelson wasn't that large, it provided a great deal of history.
Charged with protecting the Confederate held river from Union advance, the cannons at Ft. Donelson were able to hold off initial attacks from Union ironclads although Union ground forces were eventually able to take the area.
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... amp; fries. All you could eat for $5.95. The catfish was pretty good, the rest of the stuff was average, but overall it was an experience. We drove back to the park in time to see a beautiful sunset on the lake. We heard from Robert and Joyce who were already in St.Louis that they were evacuated from their motorhome because of a tornado. Later we got word they were ok. We knew the storm was heading our way. We went to bed expecting to be woken up by the ...
... yards! In the midst of all the chaos was a large motor home with a trailer full of go-carts attached. This was taking place in the parking lot of a restaurant just before the entrance to the campground. As we approached the police officer he joked about letting us through. Today we checked in to our FIRST campground, albeit we opted for a cabin. And we might as well have been tenting given the bugs; the debris, that attaches itself to any body or ...
... from the hotel and a shuttle bus usually makes the trip but today the bus wasn't running so the hotel arranged for a car to take us over. Yes, our fortune. We found out the drive over was three miles and the luxury of time we did not have. As it turned out we were able to catch up on our postings. On our way back the driver, Mike gave us a tour of the state park. In the 40's and 50's there ...
... were the usual, up a hill, down a hill, and then repeat 22 times. The last four miles is what this day will be remembered for. We left the Trace Highway for the 68/80 exit and entered a 4 lane divided highway. Not a problem, we've ridden on these before, wide shoulder so just stay to the right. Soon the road narrowed and came to a long narrow bridge that crossed the Tennessee River/Kentucky Lake. We now were challenged to cross this half mile bridge that was built ...
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