Category Archives: Preservation

Further exploring on the SS United States

The past year brought about several favorite travel experiences, from local to international. For my first post of 2015, I thought I’d write about revisiting the S.S. United States for another photo tour. This was my favorite local excursion of … Continue reading

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A photo tour of the S.S. United States

My interest in the S.S. United States began a few years back during a visit to Penn’s Landing for Navy Week festivities.  The ship’s two rusted stacks rose high above buildings which hid the body of it from view.  Aside … 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 ride through Philly, a love for big cities

Following the main line from Radnor into Philly, I rode along on the way to take a friend back to her house.  We usually take I-95 into the city, but Lancaster Avenue was the most direct route coming from Radnor.  … Continue reading

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A Grand Old Ship

After visiting Independence Seaport in Philly on Saturday, May 21, I took this photo of the SS United States. There are efforts under way to preserve it, which you can find out more about on the SS United States Conservancy … Continue reading

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Exploring Near Arcadia U

For a while now, I’ve been wanting to visit Grey Towers Castle at Arcadia University or catch a glimpse of it for photos. I searched online to see if there were any scheduled public tours between semesters for those interested … Continue reading

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Rose Tree Park

This park is a place which I have driven by many times on the way to work over the years, but had never really explored before. However, recently I visited the park to check out a picnic area for a … Continue reading

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