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Today the plan is, after we finish breakfast, we are going to get our photos taken using original photography equipment back from the civil war era. We will be dressed according to the period. After that, we will grab lunch to go and head down via Skyline Drive thru the mountains. Due to the weather in Charleston, SC we are no longer heading that way. We will be making our way to Knoxville, TN. Or as close as we can. Today is mostly going to be a driving ...
... to the locals called Garry Owens Irish Pub. I had the fish and chips and Jess had the shepherds pie. Both were really good. I can see why they got good reviews.
Following lunch, we headed out for the historical walking tour seeing all the civil war buildings still standing today along with the history behind them. It is so cool to still see the holes made from rifle shots as well as unexploded cannon balls still ...
Woke up this morning and boy are we sore. Who would have thought just driving for 7+ hours would do that. We are about to grab breakfast and then make the 30 min drive to Gettysburg to meet with our guide. Our guide is to provide a 3 hour history tour of Gettysburg and the surrounding area. Should be a learning experience. Then off to lunch and maybe the museum and/or a visit to the Amish country. That's still up in air. Anyways off we go until the next ...
Today was... 11 hours in the car 1100 kilometres 6 states (SC, NC, VA, WV, MD, PA) 1st stay in a Clarion Inn 1 day from home Last 'cheers' selfie of the trip. I promise. Oh yeah, if you're ever in Harrisburg, The Harvest Grill and Wine Bar is a good restaurant ...
... a version of history that concentrated more on facts and figures and great men and battles. By the early 1980s when I took American history those no longer had such dominance over broader social and political history as they did for earlier generations. For whatever reasons it’s much easier for me to envision the daily goings on in Thomas Edison’s workshop in New Jersey (a site I visited two years ago), for example, than the battle taking place when I’m on ...
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