Category Archives: Haunted

Thoughts turning to fall festivities and Halloween

Summer seemed to pass by in no time and although I enjoy that time of year, I’m always looking ahead to the fall season. The cooler air is quite welcomed after several months of humid days and nights. Warm tones … Continue reading

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Gathering for Ireland trip info, meeting fellow travelers

One week into the current summer session, an important decision arose regarding the trip to Ireland. I would need to sign up for a second class in order to keep my financial aid. That, of course, was to cover the … Continue reading

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A first-time visit to Fort Mifflin for re-enactments

This past Veterans Day weekend brought another re-enactment event at Philly’s historic Fort Mifflin and my first visit to the site.  One of the guys volunteering to direct parking asked, “Are you a participant or watching the re-enactment?”  Of course, … Continue reading

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Exploring Cape May and surrounding areas

New Jersey held its annual lighthouse challenge and to take part in the celebration, I went back to Cape May for the first time in years.  Staying overnight somewhere to complete the challenge throughout the whole weekend wasn’t in the … Continue reading

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A photo shoot at Eastern State Penitentiary

A group of students, some from a photography class and others who weren’t, gathered for a photo shoot at Eastern State Penitentiary.  This was for an upcoming exhibit of photos and information about the history of the prison.  I had … Continue reading

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A long awaited return visit to Gettysburg

Until this past summer, my last visit to Gettysburg was at the very end of high school.  Back then, it was a weekend camping trip at Artillery Ridge Campground to follow up reading Michael Shaara’s book, “The Killer Angels,” in … Continue reading

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My ghostly picks for a haunted Halloween

With the 2011 Halloween season over, I’m thinking of the places and activities that I’d like to check out next year throughout October.  Listed in no particular order, here are 13 of them, an appropriate number for haunted travels. Fort … Continue reading

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