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Today started out great. We arrived at Fort Smith National Historic Site just before lunch. It was very overcast, which meant fabulous temperatures at a location that requires walking between multiple buildings. Fort Scott was a military site in the 1840s that was shut down & auctioned off in the 1850s. When the Civil War began, the site became useful again and was reopened by the Union. The site consists of restored & reconstructed barracks, stables, ...
... the customer service is great - enjoyed a swim and a dip the heated pool thing ? Used a full tank of gas today - you have to pre pay which is difficult when you don't know how much it uses ! Will post pictures of museum visit tomorrow. http://www.kshs.org/p/kansas-museum-of- history-plan-your-visit/15465 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topeka,_Ka nsas Enjoy the video ...
So far the trip had been uneventful. I drove all of the way to Topeka but dad has to drive now since I had a very large beer at a place called Jeremiah Frogs. The topics of conversations have been the following:
-"man this truck rides good"
-"how much is gas here?"
-"I remember nick and I ...
... Historic Site" where many of the buildings have been reconstructed to depict the life in the 1840 period with each visit to one of these historic sites we gain a better understanding of our history. A picnic lunch was enjoyed under the spreading limbs of an old elm tree. We then continued north along scenic US Rt. 69 to Louisburg where we turned west on Kansas Rt. 68 and ...
... her big time now. So far our trip has been a blast. I think we're both getting a bit road weary, but soon the pace should slow a bit and become more relaxed. So far we've covered about 2,300 miles, so there is still a long way to go. Unfortunately we can't take the time to see everything there is to see. Every time we stop people tell us about attractions that we hadn't thought of. I guess you just can't do everything. Tomorrow we'll be in Missouri. ...
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