2022 Road Trip

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Trip Highlights

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Blandford Church & Cemetery

Petersburg, Virginia.
Visited 19 October 2023.

St. Johns Church & Cemetery

Patrick Henry gave his famous "Give me liberty or give me death" speech here.
Visited 20 October 2023.

Elmira Shelton House

Now a private home in Richmond, Elmira Shelton was Poe's muse.
Visited 20 October 2022.

Edgar Allan Poe Museum

Grandpa Roy's favorite short story author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe was born in Richmond.
Visited 20 October 2022.

Hollywood Cemetery

Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler, as well as the only Confederate States President, Jefferson Davis, are buried here.
Visited 20 October 2022.

Aquia Church & Cemetery

Stafford, Virginia.
Visited 21 October 2022.

National Museum of the US Marine Corps

Grandpa Roy finally got to the new USMC museum. He was extremely disappointed in the aircraft displayed there.
Visited 21 October 2022.

Semper Fidelis Memorial Park

Visited 21 October 2022.

Gettysburg National Military Park

Visited 22 October 2022.

Soldiers' National Cemetery

Visited 22 October 2022.

Granite Presbyterian Church & Graveyard

On the National Register of Historic Places, the church was founded in 1845.
Visited 23 October 2022.

Aunt Kelly & Uncle Scott Renew Their Wedding Vows

A few days early, 23 October 2022, for their 25th wedding anniversary.

Harpers Ferry

Town and Historic District.
Visited 25 October 2022.

Harper Cemetery

Visited 25 October 2022.

Blue Ridge Parkway
26 October 2022

The vast majority of the photos on this part of the Blue Ridge Park were taken by Grandma Bert. With the exception of the "Driving the Parkway" album, all others are in order at which your grandparents visited the overlooks or sites.


Visited 26-28 October 2022.

Blue Ridge Parkway
28 October 2022

After their 2 nights in Roanoke, part of the Blue Ridge was closed and your grandparents had to follow a detour to get back onto it. The terrain changed quite a bit as Grandma Bert's photos show.

Mabry Mill

Both a reconstruction of rural life and a restaurant are on the premises.
Visited 28 October 2022.

Bluemont Presbyterian Church

The older of the two stone churches along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Visited 28 October 2022.

Mayberry/Mount Airy, North Carolina

Visited 29 October 2022.

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