Travel Blogs from Gettysburg
... the brake controller gave us no problems today, so John was less nervous. In order to expedite our travels, we ate both lunch and dinner out. We had lunch at a McDonald's at a travel plaza and had dinner at a local restaurant in Chambersburg called Dilly's. I took a photo of us parked at the travel plaza. We are required to park among the trucks where we are always dwarfed. See if you can find us.
The fall colors are ...
... painted by a french painter in 1883 measuring 377feet x 42 ft. This was shown I Cyclorama. The painting was completed as a full circle appearing to be in 3d. Simlly amazing.
We walked through the cemetery where the confederates,
... we drove through beautiful agricultural country side and actually stopped at a tiny town, called "Abbottsville." Good omen or bad?? Passed through another small town, called East Berlin. In this town, as in many others nearby, the people have Germanic names as do many of the locations. Had lunch in a 1950'style cafe that was run by Mennonites, similar to the Amish. Practical and simple people. On our way to a nearby winery we drove through a harsh ...
... 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) ...
... lighter factory and museum (was pretty cool) did not know that is were they made zippo lighters (lot of history). bought a zippo lighter, just to say I have one (I don't smoke) but just cool to have one from the factory. Got back at Dan and Sue's B&B and relaxed the rest of the time.......pretty much it nothing else.....here are a few pics.......CYA down the ...
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Other places to stay in Gettysburg
865 York Road, Gettysburg | 2 star motelfrom $46
869 York Rd, Gettysburg | 1 star motelfrom $62
232 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg | Motelfrom $55
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205 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg | Motelfrom $54
2585 Biglerville Rd., Gettysburg | 2 star motelfrom $56