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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

We spent several weeks in Pennsylvania near Jerl’s office. It was weird staying in one spot for so long. We finally saw some amazing weather! I took full advantage of the sun and spent some mornings reading outside. Yup, that’s a horse! The place next to the RV park had several horses that they rode … Continue reading »

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Pizza Roundup Potsy Pizza

For my fellow pizza lovers, I bring to you a review of Potsy Pizza. Potsy Pizza is a really, really good pizza place in Allentown, PA with more than just tasty pizza. At Potsy Pizza you can get a half and half pizza and spilt it or a full pizza and split or whatever’s good … Continue reading »

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The City Of Brotherly Love

Happy Independence Day! We spent a day roaming around Philadelphia and learning some history.   We did a walking tour of historic Philly. Of the thirty three places on the tour, we only made it to seventeen. One of the best things about it…it was all free!  If you ever make it to Independence Hall make … Continue reading »

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Hopewell Furnace

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Mark Bird built Hopewell Furnace in 1771. At the beginning of the Revolutionary War, American furnaces, forges, and mills were making around one-seventh of the world’s iron works. During the Revolutionary War, Hopewell played a critical role in supplying the new nation’s army with weapons. George Washington chose the Valley … Continue reading »

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E Pluribus Unum…Out of Many, One

We took a day to explore Valley Forge National Historic Park in Pennsylvania. We have mixed feelings about historical interpreters. We’ve seen some that are disturbingly creepy, but the Ranger’s at Valley Forge were top notch and a wealth of information. The new country didn’t have an army when the revolution began. General George Washington … Continue reading »

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Harrisburg, PA

While we were staying in Gettysburg we made it to Harrisburg to see the State Capitol Building. We went on a Sunday to try and avoid all of the end of the school year tours. I think there were seven other people in our group…it was great! The Pennsylvania State Capitol Building is definitely the … Continue reading »

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Gettysburg, PA

We spent a week in Gettysburg. Most of the time the weather was cold and rainy which makes it hard to explore a battlefield. We did have a few hours here and there with decent weather. We crammed in as much as we could during those times. There are a few ways you can see the … Continue reading »

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