Old Clark Inn
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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After lunch, we got on VA-39 and headed west into West Virginia. In Marlinton, we turned onto US-219 south and then right onto WV-55 west into Monongahela National Forest. Upon entering the forest, we finally started seeing snow accumulation on the ground. The road had been plowed, but was still a little slushy. In about 11 miles, we turned into …
... heated spring, so this waterfall was not frozen. However, there were some nice icicles hanging from the cliff face and some snow and ice around the rocks at the base. We then headed down to the base following a faint path from the picnic area. Near the top of the waterfall, there was a rope swing - I guess people swim in the pool near the top when the weather is warmer. It was way too cold today to even think about swimming, ...
... Washington DC, so much so that an underground bunker was constructed
there during the Cold War era for the nation’s powerful to retreat to in case
of nuclear war. The bunkers became public information after the Cold War ended
and are now open for tours, my main reason for returning by this route through
eastern West Virginia. Unfortunately, though, the tours for the day were all
booked and I couldn’t cajole them into letting me join.
... Another worker, an older lady then took us to the portico where we waited and she told us about some of the features of outside the house.
The tours are timed so that each group is in a separate area and is closed off from other groups by doors. One group will not move from their room until the next room is empty of its visitors.
Monticello was the house of Thomas Jefferson the drafter of the Declaration of Independence and ...
... incorporated carved pieces of walnut into the work. They were really beautiful. Some of the glass reminded us of the super high quality work done by our friend, Al Garber, in New Haven, whose lamps, sun catchers and other decorative pieces still adorn our house.
(we'll add pictures tomorrow.I hope.)
And, p.s., the truck's complaints had vanished this morning... so no hour-plus trip to uncertain expense and delay to get it fixed.