Silver Bay YMCA - Conference And Family Retreat Center
Travel Blogs from Silver Bay
... have breakfast with our boat insurance agent in the morning then head down to Mechanicville. From there we'll assess the lock closure situation and possibly wait out a couple days of thunderstorms, which won't be good for the water level ...
We are spending the day in Whitehall. We want to do some boat chores then tour the Skene Manor, a Victorian manor built in 1874 that is undergoing renovation.
Whitehall's claim to fame is that in 1775 Benedict Arnold commandeered a schooner owned by Philip Skene (owner of the aformentioned manor) which became the first ship of the American Navy. ...
It rained buckets last night! But the morning dawned clear so we fired up the diesels and headed south down Lake Champlain. On our right we passed Fort Ticonderoga. On our left were the Green Mountains of Vermont. The farther south ...
... the van and continued cleaning and stowing throughout the day in on-again, off-again rain. Because of the forecasted heavy rain in the region, some of the locks in the Erie canal have announced that they will be closing until the high water subsides. So far none of the locks on the Champlain Canal will be closed. We hope to get underway Sunday morning. Our first stop is expected to be Whitehall, New York.
... repent, get close to God and get re-set if you will. Being out and hiking makes me feel like I can re-set, or as I say re-boot. It is a way I remind myself why I car about places I have been and those I will never go and that they are protected. It was interesting to read how this was expressed in the late 1800s early 1900s. The revival site depended on optional giving and failed to be a sustainable way to run a huge hotel type building and ...
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