Road Trip

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I am on the road, up north again in the state of Pennsylvania. We are attending a niece’s wedding. On Sunday we head for the town of Margate on the New Jersey shore. But for right now we are far, far away from the swaying palm trees and turquoise waters of South Florida.  We are in the small rural town of Carlisle, in lower central Pennsylvania, about twenty miles southwest of Pennsylvania’s capital of Harrisburg.

This is territory rich in American history, especially the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.  And, yes, this is yet another location where Washington slept and it was a stop on the underground railroad that shuttled Southern Negros north to escape slavery.  Carlisle itself is a beautiful, quaint mini-metropolis plopped in the middle of farmlands, much of which are cultivated by Pennsylvania’s famous Amish population. The town features endless rows of business operations and residential properties.  There is little that is new here, except what has been renewed and updated.  Many of the buildings date back as long ago as the 1700s.  Some pictures…

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About Marc Kuhn

I am a retired radio exec. I've worked at major stations in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Miami. That was then. This is now: I've published seven books and this blog thingy. Need to know more? Really? Okay, I bare/bear all at http://marckuhn.com The other links are for the websites of each of the books I've written. I've been busy! Hope you'll stop by and check them out. Thanks for your interest!
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One Response to Road Trip

  1. And a great car show!

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