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... the Chesapeake Bay. We had breakfast on Sun. and dinner on Mon. at Kitty Knight B & B near the marina, which dates back to the War of 1812. There was also an ice cream shop on the grounds that we frequented during our stay. When the weekend was over, it was on to Delaware through the Delaware and Chesapeake Canal. We stopped at the Delaware City Marina, and found Tim, the harbor master, very helpful in helping us dock the boat in a narrow canal with a ...
... t had wifi very often & when we do it is weak, so I'm not able to get on or post photos yet!! Hopefully we'll stay in a place with strong wifi & I'll be able to do more than the basics but at least you know where we've been :)
Said goodbye to the beautiful Montpelier this morning. We reached the northern most point of our journey. The plan for the day was to head off to Queechee Gorge as recommended by someone we met in Portland. So we fueled the car, plugged the address into the GPS and headed off.
As usual, we kept off the interstates and took the back roads. We went through some pretty small towns, towns where we were the only car that ...
... to three blasts of their air horns. But this dock is nice and quiet as it is farther from the tracks.
I took a bike ride to explore a remnant of the original canal, Lock 33. Lock 33 was built in 1824, enlarged in 1840 and 1888, and abandoned in 1918.
Our canal companions invited us aboard to share a pot ...
Before leaving Canajoharie we did a walking tour. We started off at the Arkel Museum, donated of course by Mr. Arkel. During the civil war when cloth material was needed for the war effort, James Arkel invented paper bag and the machinery to make them. His brother Bartlett was a founder of the Beechnut Packing Company ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking