Wingate by Wyndham Mechanicsburg
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This morning we went back to thee Amish Village and heard the Amish story from an Amercian person. Then we stopped in Gettysburg for lunch (french cafe).
Then to the Museum. This was very well done. They had a painting depicting the Battles ...
... had us off the road until it calmed down. However, the wine and cider tasting at Hauser Estate made the trip worthwhile and the rain was forgotten. Leaving there we and stumbled upon a 100 year old round barn that supplied home grown produce so we stocked up for our evening meal....fresh peaches and fruit from their trees, local cheeses and meats and various coloured home grown tomatoes. That and our bottle of wine is the reason I am stopping this blog ...
... to the work. These were all the rage before motion pictures and apparently Melbourne had one too! The battleground can be self-driven over trails that cover several kilometres. It is studded with memorials to the units that fought there and nearby is a cemetery for the Union dead. The Confederate bodies were later removed (to the extent they were found) ...
Drove the last 40 miles of the SD today, these proved to be more spectacular than the first 60 miles and we saw a bear, well sort of. He or she was high in a tree in the forest about 50 metres off the road, so not easy to spot. Nonetheless several cars stopped and blocked the road in the hope of glimpse. There are only 600 to 900 bears in the whole Shenandoah National ...
... after an introductory 30 minute video (narrated by Morgan Freeman) and visiting the detailed Cyclorama in the Visitors Centre. The museum was excellent, full of information. I think that we were on information overload and to tell you the honest truth, I dont think that we met the learning objectives that would have been in set out for us! We learned about why slaves were so vital to the economy and what the soldiers had to pack for battle. Two very different things. ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking