Howard Johnson Inn Petersburg
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... with eclectic shops and specialty boutiques. The energy that Laura expended at the museum soon caught up with her, however, and she had a rare mini-meltdown in public, so we took her back to our rented condo for a much-needed nap.
While Michelle relaxed and Laura slept, I braved the rain to continue my historical journey through Richmond by touring St. John's Episcopal Church, which was founded in 1741 and served as the site of Partick Henry's ...
Today is the day I have dreamed about since being a little boy who spent hour upon hour reading about the exploits of men like Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and other Confederate heroes. I finally got to visit Richmond, Virginia and see the places that helped make these men icons to this day. For several hours on this hot and muggy Thursday, I was that little boy again.
Our day started out on a disappointing ...
... to the local baseball stadium, known as The Diamond, to see the Richmond Flying Squirrels play the Harrisburg Senators. The Flying
Squirrels, whose mascot is named Nutzy, are the Double A minor league farm team
for the San Francisco Giants. We happened to attend on “Hip-Hop Night,” and while Laura was too tired to stick around for the post-game concert by Doug E. Fresh, I did get to meet the rap ...
... of each place. 2 1/4 hours up the road we stop at a rest area around a town called Rocky Mount, again as before its only a rest area with restrooms and a few vending machines. Lunch today is at one of the Cracker Barrel restaurants, in a place called Emporia. Julie orders fried chicken and I order a sampler plate. The chicken comes out with a baked potato and green beans, on top is a white sauce that has a funny ham taste to ...
... signs into Richmond, turn right here, turn left, turn right here, but we found ourselves surrounded by the University of Virginia Medical Center! That wasn't here when I was here last. Finally found where we could park, walked up the street and, beside the large Emergency Room entrance sign, stood the museum and White House. The University of VA was able to buy up all the land surrounding the museum except the land the museum and White ...