Visiting Harpers Ferry

| July 1, 1998

On a beautiful fall Tuesday, we jumped in the car and headed to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, the town played a major role in the history of the canal and railroad industries of the 19th century. During the Civil War years, the arsenal and the [...]

Hiking: Cowans Gap State Park

| July 1, 1998

Trailwalker found a listing in one of her brochures for a place called Cowans Gap State Park near Mercersburg, PA. She called for information and confirmed that the park had camping, boating, a beach for swimming, and hiking. We were determined to get an early start on Saturday, so we were on the road by [...]

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