11 Nov
Veterans Day Yorktown, VA, honoring our first veterans.

Veterans Day Yorktown, VA, honoring our first veterans.

  • by Garrett Tershel

It was great to bring the stories we had studied to life.

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08 Oct
Two weeks at Acadia, ME. Part one of many...

Two weeks at Acadia, ME. Part one of many...

  • by Garrett Tershel

Turns out it was a perfect time of year to be in Maine and Acadia National Park. We had almost 14 days of sun and 60 degree weather. We hiked almost every other day and hiked less than 25% of the possible trails...

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03 Oct
Lake George, NY and Prospect Mountain Hike

Lake George, NY and Prospect Mountain Hike

  • by Garrett Tershel

Lake George is a beautiful town and rich with history. We enjoyed walking around the lake and visiting Fort William Henry. At the visitor's center we heard about hiking Prospect Mountain. So we had some lunch and headed over.

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01 Oct
Low bridge, everybody down ... Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal

Low bridge, everybody down ... Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal

  • by Garrett Tershel

As our quest to see amazing sites in America continued, we stopped at the Erie Canal.  An amazing feat, dug mostly by the Irish with the incentive of whiskey, in 1820's and completed in 1825.  This canal allowed goods to be transported through the Great Lakes out to the Atlantic Ocean or vice versa. It created an economic boom for New York, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Wisconsin. And was the inspiration of for "Low Bridge, Everybody Down".

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26 Sep
Niagara Falls 2017

Niagara Falls 2017

  • by Garrett Tershel

Blessed with a beautiful warm fall day we headed to Niagara Falls. We took the boat trip on the Maid of the Mist.  We went for a walk. I am going to let the picture speak for themselves.

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19 Apr
Let's go for a bike ride in DC!

Let's go for a bike ride in DC!

  • by Garrett Tershel

If you only have one day to see DC and you have kids I highly recommend you do it on bikes. We were able to see so many places and it would not have been possible without the bikes.

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