Category Archives: National Park


Monday, September 21, 2021 We pulled into Gettysburg last night, and are lodging at an inn downtown on Lincoln Square, right next door to the house where President Lincoln stayed the night before giving his Gettysburg Address at the National … Continue reading

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Monday, September 20, 2021 We actually began our tour of Civil War sites a couple of days ago, at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick. The museum operates the Pry House Field Hospital Museum near Antietam, so … Continue reading

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Sunday, September 19, 2021 My only other visit to Harpers Ferry was eight years ago, with my father and brother. That particular trip was the impetus to start this blog, and I have truly enjoyed the experience of writing about … Continue reading

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Downtown Baltimore, Maryland

Friday, September 17 Today started early with a Baltimore City & Fort McHenry Sightseeing Tour by Viator. There were several stops to give us a taste of this city’s culture and long history. First stop was at Federal Hill which … Continue reading

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Going Halfway to the Sun, West Glacier Park

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 The drive from Great Falls to Glacier took most of the day. We learned online that the only way to drive the Park’s Going to the Sun Road is to have an entry pass, have a … Continue reading

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Old Faithful

Monday, June 21, 2021 We drove through Grand Teton National Park again to reach Yellowstone National Park, but this time on a different route. It was great to see the Tetons with the morning sun shining on them. After entering … Continue reading

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Grand Teton National Park

Sunday, June 20, 2021 Before leaving Idaho Falls this morning, we stopped at the Japanese Friendship Garden on the River Walk. It was a lovely interlude before driving to Jackson, Wyoming. About 20 years ago, I visited Jackson, Wyoming, hoping … Continue reading

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