SpringHill Suites Prince Frederick
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... lost a kid for the first minute and a half of the movie. And to think, that could be me someday.
From the theater we ventured over to our mansion tour. The tour was interesting. We stayed in a line, guided through the individual rooms by little barriers. It wasn't a guided tour in a sense that someone was walking us through the building, rather, we'd meet a guide in each room and they'd tell us the history of that room. It was a little weird though, cuz I ...
... green tomatoes it made for a complete Virginia style "vegetarian meal".
We then walked down to the farm area and through the gardens some more. Washington considered himself a farmer above all. He was progressive in his farming methods and ideas, using 7 year crop rotations, growing seeds for next year, harvesting herring from the Potomac (1.5 million each year), raising sheep and pigs, wheat, corn, etc.
Lastly we toured the museum with artifacts ...
... No! So back in Sparky is a new to us car top carrier that cannot be passed without 2 people to lift it sideways. This must be dealt with soon so life can continue as before.
Ted was right. A chair would not fit not even as far as to a FedEx office for shipping. We headed up the Road to a town called Blue Ball just to take a picture of the sign. The names of towns in this area are very suggestive. We then headed to the next naughty named town ...
... coleslaw for my meal. Yes it was as good as it looks! The restaurant itself was very nice. The servers were dressed in clothes very similar to what you would see people wearing at that time in history. There was a fireplace in the main room of the restaurant and all of the drinks were served in mason jars. This was my kind of place. After lunch we purchased our tickets to take the tour of the estate. The ticket booth and the location ...
... progress was pretty slow up the top - we even did a mile or so of the fame Appalatian Trail!
Driver on towards Washington DC, or at least the outskirts. In our way to Alexandre, we managed to take a wrong turn, only to end up in the Pentagon car park! Narrowly escaping being shot by the security services, we found a motel and settled in for the night.
The next day we drove down to Mount Vernon - made famous to us by ...