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Lunch at Harpers Ferry where the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers converge, as do the states of West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland. A very old and historic town - could ramble for hours.
Travelled via the pretty Catoctin Mountain area. We have had some great drives through the countryside, getting off the highways when we can.
Ran out of time and had to miss a few ...
... the side of the highway near a lake -
It seems we've become the snow birds making our way south! Lunch at Fast Eddie's – their tag line is "when you want good food fast". We shared a BBQ beef sandwich with fries – tasty and fast. True ...
... 8220;Give me Liberty or give me Death but give me Slaves!” speech since Henry was a slaveholder. Many of the American Founding Fathers from the southern colonies/states were slave owners, but many wrote about their issues with the morality of the institution, freed their slaves in their will, or in Monroe’s case made it a point not to break up slave families. To my knowledge Patrick Henry is not on record as having expressed any such regrets.
... speech in 1775 at St. John's Church, and the passage of the Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom written by Thomas Jefferson. And, of course, it served as the capital of the Confederate States of America, during the civil war.
Richmond Fun Fact: Since 2005 Richmond and the area of Carytown hosts an annual Zombie Walk! Hey,what more could visitors want!
So with plenty to do and see, we enjoy the historic James river canal walk, see ...
... this was curtailed as the factory suffered severe fire damage in 1863, which significantly hampered the South's firepower in several battles. The Iron Works never really recovered, much like Petersburg..
Richmond appears to have recovered although it took a long time and there's plenty of evidence of poverty, homeless and deprived areas. In 2005 this was the 3rd most dangerous city in America for ...