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Thursday Doors

Welcome to Thursday Doors western style. Fort Larned, Kansas, was part of a series of military forts established to provide safe passage for travelers in the 1800s. The first military outpost established in this area was called “Camp on Pawnee … Continue reading

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Pawnee Rock

On our recent trip to Kansas, we stopped at Pawnee Rock. Back in the 1800’s, thousands of wagons heading west passed within 100 yards of Pawnee Rock. When you reached this point, it was considered midway between Independence, Missouri, and … Continue reading

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Greetings from the Midwest where the wheat harvest is well underway. Headed back to New England tomorrow. Have a great start to your week. ūüôā

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Thursday Doors

One of the nice¬†things about living in New England is the ability to take interesting day trips so yesterday¬†we headed sixteen miles south to the town of Exeter. Exeter was founded in 1638 by Reverend John Wheelwright and was one … Continue reading

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Humbling. That is the one word that kept coming to mind as we toured Gettysburg National Military Park last week. We’ve been to numerous¬†historic sites, but the magnitude of this one is what weighs on you and you can’t quite … Continue reading

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