Hampton Inn Fort Chiswell
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... and they have been serving hot dogs since
1925. The building has its own
history. It was the birthplace and early
home of the wife of President Woodrow Wilson, born upstairs in 1872, the
seventh of eleven children to a local judge and his wife.
The KOA is awesome, too.
Nicely wooded and quiet… at least until later this afternoon. It is sold out for the weekend and campers
... VA. A poor dinner at Denny's... I should know better by now. A little food shopping and then back to the camper and turned the heat on.
Watched the movie, "I Am Gabriel", last night. It has a great message of hope and faith! How God can bring revival to a depressed and hopeless town using a young boy... or is he?
Tonight? Early to bed.
... a little weight and, more importantly for me right now, size. Also, I tend to move around before I fall asleep, swapping from back to side to stomach and so on, and while I'm able to get comfortable in almost any position in my hammock except for on my stomach, actually swapping positions from, say, my back to my side can be a hassle. I'm going to try out the tent for a while before actually sending my hammock home, but as I wanted a new tent anyway for potential ...
... magazines, toys and trinkets, with an old time ice cream bar (I resisted). Then there is the actual museum, with about 30 cars from 1905 right up to about 1980. Some were so-so in condition and in historic value, but there were also some very rare and interesting makes and models. It was all a bit dusty, but still nicely done with all kinds of signs and mannikins interspersed with the cars.
When I was done, the hostess invited me to go into the back ...
We also went into The Arts Depot - an old depot turned into artists' studios and a gallery. We met several artists and watched them work. The one who intrigued me the most was weaving tapetries. She had some beautiful ones and some were 3D. You can go to www.abingdonartsdepot.org and see the various artists. The weaver is Nancy Garretson and the second work pictured was ...