Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Today the plan is, after we finish breakfast, we are going to get our photos taken using original photography equipment back from the civil war era. We will be dressed according to the period. After that, we will grab lunch to go and head down via Skyline Drive thru the mountains. Due to the weather in Charleston, SC we are no longer heading that way. We will be making our way to Knoxville, TN. Or as close as we can. Today is mostly going to be a driving ...
... to the locals called Garry Owens Irish Pub. I had the fish and chips and Jess had the shepherds pie. Both were really good. I can see why they got good reviews.
Following lunch, we headed out for the historical walking tour seeing all the civil war buildings still standing today along with the history behind them. It is so cool to still see the holes made from rifle shots as well as unexploded cannon balls still ...
... soldiers. jeez they are everywhere and located as near the solider engagement as possible.
Purchased the audio for a self drive tour and spent 5-6 hrs investigating nd enjoying all the things I'd heard of, Little Round Top, Peach Orchard, Devils Den, The Wheatfield, Picketts Charge, Plum Run and Culps Hill among the most memorable.
I already knew a bit about the battle, but seeing the topography and the land its obvious ...
... pedaling up this stretch of road in the dead of winter, 20 kilometers round trip to a job packing tires into boxes--then pedaling off to a second job at a fast food joint. I had just come back to the US after spending a couple months "off the grid" in Europe and I needed to make some money--fast.
This was another rather difficult time in my life--but important. I was able to go from a penniless wanderer to being financially stable in just a couple of months... just ...
... high ground was certainly a distinct advantage for the Army of the Potomac.
We went across the street and walked through the Gettysburg National Cemetery. This cemetery has graves for soldiers of not only the Civil War (marked by long concentric arcs of inscribed concrete flush to the ground; each arc maybe 10 feet from the next; the inscriptions were the soldier's name with an abbreviation of their rank and company; many were simply marked as "Unknown"), but ...