The Inn at Ragged Edge
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A cooler night so we slept well and woke about 8 and got up at 8.30. Gabrielle was already up and had done our washing. Coffee and Krispy Creme for breakfast.
Gabrielle mowed the lawn with a ride on mower.
I spent the morning doing blogs. None of us had any energy to drive anywhere. Gabrielle had a nap on the couch. We had a scratch lunch of leftovers from yesterday's picnic as well as doggie bags from ...
... bought them when we went to the museum) in your car and drive and it tells you what happened on that part of the field on each day of the battle and also describes the various monuments which have been erected to various armies,battalions, corps and units as well as generals etc. Some of the sculptures and monuments are very beautiful. The commentary was interesting but we got a bit out of synch missing a ...
... I had Shrimp in lobster sauce (yum) Chey had Fried rice.
I drove from lunch. We stopped at Sen John Heinz scenic overlook/welcome to Pennsylvania. Later petrol and ice-creams at Sheetz in Mansfield. Chey had a huge drumstick and got it all over her face.
Some rain along Susquehanna River and absolutely chucked it down just before Dillsberg - scary.
Dinner at ...
... the Laurel Highlands in Western Pa. Gettysburg is one of the few remaining in- tact tracts of land where the battle was actually fought. You can visit every inch of the battleground. The museum itself is also very organized and well done. Lots of useful videos, as well as the usual collection of guns and war memorabilia.
I was particularly excited to see the ridge that Chamberlain and his regiment of Maine volunteers held against ...
... pretty rustic. That's American history.
On down the road, there's a nice estate turned into a park "Renfrew Museum and Park" with an early 1800s house, smokehouse and barn turned museum (closed right now). I ask an older fellow what the story of this place is... he doesn't tell me much, but we do get to chatting a bit about life in quiet Waynesboro vs. a bigger city which he prefers... He also tells me his son is a musician who has about 15 guitars. It ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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