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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror

Saucks Covered Bridge, spanning Marsh Creek in Freedom, PA, was built in 1854 for approximately $1,500. It is 100 ft. long and 15 ft. wide and was constructed using oak and pine wood. During the Civil War years of 1861-1865, soldiers used … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2015

To me, Veterans Day is a day of reflection and remembrance for all the sacrifices the men and women of the Armed Forces have made on our behalf throughout the years. I thank my husband for his service. I remember … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: (Extra)ordinary

When we visited Gettysburg last month, I drew the drapes in our motel and off in the distance saw this shed and ladder. I grabbed my phone and traipsed through the field to get close enough to get this photo. It’s definitely … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Boundaries

This is the North Caroline State Monument facing Cemetery Ridge on the Gettysburg Battlefield and bordered on all four sides by an iron picket fence. It was created by sculptor, Gutzon Borglum, in 1929. Gutzon Borglum (John Dutzon de la Mothe … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

I cannot tell a lie, it was the sign this time and not the door that caught my eye. We’ll keep the “G” rating here, but I’m sure you can guess why this shop sign caused me to laugh out loud as we … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

Change? How about a barn going from a Confederate Field Hospital to a brewery. In Gettysburg, one of our craft beer stops was the Battlefield Brew Works. We were surprised to see that it was located in a brick-end barn on … Continue reading

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Gettysburg

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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