Wandrin' Round

This Memorial Day weekend my family camped at Caledonia, a state park located about fifteen miles west of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  We would still be there if severe thunderstorms hadn’t forced us to prematurely pack up and hightail it home late last night (we camp in a tent).  The majority of our time was spent in the National Military Park, getting up close and personal with one of the most important and bloodiest battles of the Civil War.  When we planned this trip, we weren’t purposely making the connection between Memorial Day and the great human sacrifice for freedom and unity that was displayed at Gettysburg during July 1 – 3, 1863.  Now that I think about it, though, it was a most fitting way to be reminded of the dear cost of liberty for all in the United States of America.

For the up close and personal experience we were looking for, we chose to take a guided bike tour of the battlefield…

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