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... found out it was Fairfield, CA. Bummer! We then went back to our site for Crackpot green beans, ham and instant mashed potatoes. I made a fire and we sat around the fire while Brandee cleaned up from dinner. We then settled in to watch Home Alone 2. We then headed to bed and listen to yet another Rave party.
We woke up and had breakfast and started packing. Packing went pretty quick with not major issues or concerns. I guess ...
It was time to set out into the real world again and we decided to make a stop in Gettysburg before heading out to Washington D.C. The drive to Gettysburg was once again beautiful but it was a cloudy and cool day. Gettysburg is where the major civil war battle was fought for 3 days in July 1863 which was considered the turning point in the battle between the south and the north. During the 3 day battle 50,000 ...
... myself during that time. This time we spent more time at each point of the auto tour and tried to grasp our minds around all that took place at the spot we were standing.
We made our way to the Pennsylvania Memorial and saw there was an event that portrayed the life of soldiers in their camps. We spoke soldiers (volunteers who take part of the Living History in the park) who were eager to share information regarding their ...
... There are hundreds of monuments depicting landmarks, epic events, or positions of troops. They will know which ones are the most important and the ones that could be over looked.
Despite there being almost nothing to look at and driving around the park, it was a pleasurable experience. It was a nice reminder of what it means to be an American and an important part of American History.
... too. Mazy and Lilly watched a beaver swimming and grazing on grass near our sites… very interested. And Mazy fell into the lake trying to get her ball - it was a little deeper than she expected.
Saturday we watched the Kentucky Derby on the outside TV… cool… enjoying Woodford Mint Julep Bourbon. Dan’s horse pick won, California Chrome! I was rooting for the female jockey.
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