Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Boxing Day on Annapolis Rock



While some are out scarfing up on post holiday sales, I scarfed down some leftover Christmas spaghetti and meatballs and went for a hike along the Appalachian Trail to Annapolis Rock, a very picturesque outcropping that towers above our part of the valley.

The view of the Rock...


and the view from the rock:




Uh-oh, looks like I left the porch light on again.


Even on an overcast day the view was spectacular!

See you on the trail.

Ranger Mannie


Comments and response:


anonymous said...
I'm currently re-reading "Landscape Turned Red" by Stephen W Sears and am on the chapter on the battles at Turners and Foxes Gaps. Where are you located in relation to that fight?

3:56 AM


mannie said...
Hello anonymous,

In relation to that fight, I'm located 145 years later.

ha ha.

Annapolis Rock is about a five mile hike north of Turners Gap. Boonsboro is just a mile or so west of
Turners Gap, and both Turners and Foxs are clearly visible from the observation room at the Antietam visitor Center.

Read critically,

Mannie

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

I'm currently re-reading "Landscape Turned Red" by Stephen W Sears and am on the chapter on the battles at Turners and Foxes Gaps. Where are you located in relation to that fight?

mannie said...

Hello anonymous,

In relation to that fight, I'm located 145 years later.

ha ha.

Annapolis Rock is about a five mile hike north of Turners Gap. Boonsboro is just a mile or so west of
Turners Gap, and both Turners and Foxs are clearly visible from the observation room at the Antietam visitor Center.

Read critically,

Mannie

Jon said...

Congratulations on working in the field I know you wanted to. I just completed writing a guide to an exhibit on the National Marine Sanctuaries with a major focus being on the USS Monitor site. Nice to be doing something other than spinning a carousel. Seems you have met my fiancee. Very small world!