Red Carpet Inn
Travel Blogs from Chambersburg
A cooler night so we slept well and woke about 8 and got up at 8.30. Gabrielle was already up and had done our washing. Coffee and Krispy Creme for breakfast.
Gabrielle mowed the lawn with a ride on mower.
I spent the morning doing blogs. None of us had any energy to drive anywhere. Gabrielle had a nap on the couch. We had a scratch lunch of leftovers from yesterday's picnic as well as doggie bags from ...
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Gabrielle made egg sandwiches for dinner supplemented by and endless supply of leftovers from lunch provided by waitress Chey. One time when she went to the kitchen she noticed a bunny on the driveway. Sue enough a wild rabbit on the lawn.
I did bit of blog then showed Gabrielle some photos of our wedding and honeymoon then did some more blog and off to bed about 11.
... in Dillsberg. Gab and I had senior citizens meals. I had Ham loaf with cranberry salad, pepper cabbage and Tabioca pudding. Gab had Turkey with beef n veg soup and mash and rice pudding. Marie had pork chop the same soup and mash. Chey had spag and meatballs without sauce. $40 without a tip.
Home at 8. Doing some blog and early to bed I hope.. Forecast 94F with thunderstorms tomorrow.
... With ammunition very low, he gave the order to fix bayonets and they charged down the steep ridge. The charge pretty much finished the men from Alabama, and earned Chamberlain (a college professor before the war) the Medal of Honor.
There were 100 or 1,000 other men on both sides just as brave, but he certainly represents the amazing sacrifices of the three day battle. I cannot remember any historical place I have enjoyed as much as Gettysburg.
... 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