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- Swimming pool
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... or out of four different states - Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia - to get to where we are now. We drove along the Potomac River for a ways. What a beautiful river. Very wide and fast moving in the area we saw. Lots of rafts out on the river. Then shortly thereafter we drove along the Shenandoah River. The original town site of Harpers Ferry is actually located on the point of land that sets at the confluence of the two rivers. Our ...
... s just say 'econo' is a big clue....
Heading for an Appalachian trail this morning for a 3 mile trail, no severe hills or mountains....
Its a mile and a half downhill to the historical town and then back.
Went out about 30 mins ago and the forest was ALIVE with noises so will give it a bit more daylight before heading off...
When I think of Harpers Ferry, I think of John Brown's raid on the federal arsenal. This story is told in detail, but it is also not the whole story of Harpers Ferry. The town was also the site of a Civil War battle, the founding of the Niagara Movement by WEB Du Bois, a visit by Thomas Jefferson, and the place where Meriwether Lewis built his boats, got provisions, and set off to meet ...
... can not lead to a positive outcome!
My plan is to be on the bikes at 8:30am. My assumption is that we will ride about 10 miles per hour – somewhat slow because it is on a trail, and then take a 15 minutes snack/stretch break every hour.
On day 1 Xiu is going to meet us at Harpers Ferry, which is a 65 mile ride, so my rough calculation is that we will be on bikes for about 8 hours and arrive at 4:30. Well, ...
... that led up to the war. The Army arsenal there was important during the war. Meriwether Lewis used this same arsenal (at an earlier time) to provision his Corps of Discovery (aka The Lewis & Clark Expedition). We parked at the Visitor's Center; got the map, and info from the ranger and then hopped on the shuttle bus to take us down to the old town (the National ...