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... and some unusual, interactive exhibits. Even Jess had a good time though she usually hates being dragged to these military oriented museums :-). Afterwards we enjoyed going to Sheetz nearby as a novelty for us as do not have these in NY. Then back on road to VA. Have to say, starting to think NY drivers much better than the ones along this route. We heard our first y'all too. Pulled in to the Residence Inn in Harrisonburg, VA for night. Aug 5 at 9:23am ...
... from the capitol on State Street.) Stage 2: Some houses are abandoned. (as observed around Derry Street) Middle class residents start to flee as home values start to drop. Stage 3: Abandoned houses decay all around. Crime is rampant. Pretty much just poor left who hardly pay any taxes. (also observed in the southeast side) Stage 4: Abandoned houses are torn down, leaving vast empty lots. Sometimes just a couple houses on a one city block (as observed here on 6th street) ...
4 hrs, 6.5 kms Day totals: 15 hrs, 36.5 kms walk along busy Cameron street, with the rail line to my right and a sheer stone wall to my left. Kind of a dreary feel despite this being a river walk. I decide to check out a stairway that cuts up the stone wall... it leads to an abandoned mansion... Finally there's a street up the steep slope, so I figure I should see what's up the hill. After a couple hundred ...
... than reuse them and then turn precious farmland into new industrial zones. But today I notices that parts of this steelworks plant are still in use, even though the whole complex is looking in dire need of repair--in fact, I actually do see some work being done on it... So maybe there is hope that that "slash and burn" approach to urban/industrial expansion might come to an end... And there's some work being done to restore Steelton's Main Street. So ...
3 hrs, 4 kms Lemoyne is sandwiched between Camp Hill and Harrisburg. Its Main Street kind of blurs with Camp Hills--and there's no decent place for a park bench concert. Doesn't really deserve a concert, but, hey, it's a borough, so I'm counting it. Only memorable thing are the new "gutter gardens" on the sides of ...
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