North Ridge Motel
Travel Blogs from Gettysburg
A cooler night so we slept well and woke about 8 and got up at 8.30. Gabrielle was already up and had done our washing. Coffee and Krispy Creme for breakfast.
Gabrielle mowed the lawn with a ride on mower.
I spent the morning doing blogs. None of us had any energy to drive anywhere. Gabrielle had a nap on the couch. We had a scratch lunch of leftovers from yesterday's picnic as well as doggie bags from ...
... two because of the crowds and I missed a bit getting out to take photos. Eventually we got to Devils Den - a big pile of granite boulders at a crucial part of the battle field. Gabrielle and Michael and Chey had picnicked here before. However there were big crowds and no picnic tables so we ended up going back to the picnic tables near the visitor's centre at the end of the tour. The food was good and we ...
... I had Shrimp in lobster sauce (yum) Chey had Fried rice.
I drove from lunch. We stopped at Sen John Heinz scenic overlook/welcome to Pennsylvania. Later petrol and ice-creams at Sheetz in Mansfield. Chey had a huge drumstick and got it all over her face.
Some rain along Susquehanna River and absolutely chucked it down just before Dillsberg - scary.
Dinner at ...
... the Laurel Highlands in Western Pa. Gettysburg is one of the few remaining in- tact tracts of land where the battle was actually fought. You can visit every inch of the battleground. The museum itself is also very organized and well done. Lots of useful videos, as well as the usual collection of guns and war memorabilia.
I was particularly excited to see the ridge that Chamberlain and his regiment of Maine volunteers held against ...
... addresses were written. I realized that these kids (most all of them) have never had to write a post card or letter before...As a teacher I swear when I get back to school I am going to teach my students how to address a letter. THREE of our 37 students did it correctly even after us all explaining it 3 times and showing the kids. I love writing postcards and it is something I really want my students to value and do for themselves and their families in the ...
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