Historic Coalson Plantation & Inn
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... have been 5 weeks and several hundreds of miles of driving it like that. Finally convinced them we were not taking that coach in that condition. But....had to wait until Monday until the tech could put antenna and car braking system back on Max. Two more days moving stuff back to Max. Waste of several days and lots of sweat.
Max felt really good to us.
... guide' to our spot which was long and level, but narrow. Had to swing the coach out on a narrow entry road to get it between the concrete pad and electric post. There was a 3 ft high set of 4 metal electric pipes beside the entry road that I caught the back end of Max on. Wouldn't have been bad except it had been hit before and the top was bent out and the ends were rolled up. So Max now has a 'boo'. Nothing major, but an irritant.
... changed four times since the original was first made in 1846! We gotta wonder.....what's wrong with keeping the original?
Since the mid-afternoon temps were into the 90's, we needed a treat. On the the way back to the Walmart parking lot it was decided to get a fresh banana shake from Zackby's.... went to the drive-thru.... ordered one shake each [should have been two!]..... ...
... looked nice. I came to the end of the road and found why this area was a national preserve. There was an old fort here. A fort that had stood here in various forms since before the civil war in the 1860s. This fort was held by the Union for the entirety of the war. The confederates did shell the fort from the opposite bank but to very little effect. They just left them there.
I looked around the fort for a while. Climbed on it's earthen works and then moved ...
... and decide to stop for the night in Perry. We didn't see much of it, but decided to stay in a best western which looked nice, the hotel attendant was very nice, Piper, we checked in and were pleasantly surprised when she discounted the rate by 50% and then proceeded to upgrade us to a suite. Very kind southern hospitality ... Room was nice, big and gave us a little space also. We set off around 9:00am Monday for Nth Carolina to see wades ...