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Day 36 – Frost, Dust, an Oasis, and Everything in Between

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today was a full day – 20 miles with many attractions and events. We walked through Philadelphia, Sweetwater, and Niota, Tennessee. This may be a long post. It was 32 degrees F this morning with frost. The weather warmed quickly, we stripped off all our extra layers, and it ended at near […]

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Tags: Loudon County · McMinn County · Monroe County · Tennessee

Day 35 – Frost!

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Lenoir City and Loudon, Tennessee. We covered 18 miles for the second straight day. The skies were clear last night, and the temperatures plummeted to 30 degrees F. Thankfully, it wasn’t windy during the morning. It was windy in the afternoon, but the temperatures had climbed to almost […]

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Tags: Knox County · Loudon County · Tennessee

Day Four – September 1, 2008

September 12th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Karen and I walked from Purcellville to Berryville, Virginia. Purcellville is in Loudon County while Berryville is the county seat of Clarke County. This is 15 miles and took six hours of walking. Here is a photo of the Clarke County Courthouse in Berryville. This walk was all done on Route 7. […]

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Tags: Clarke County · Loudon County · Virginia

Day Three – August 9, 2008

September 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Now at least I am in the right calendar year. On this Saturday, I walked from Leesburg to Purcellville, Virginia. This was ten miles on the W&OD trail. I walked alone and completed this in 3 1/2 hours. That is a speed of three miles per hour, so I probably walked too […]

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Tags: Loudon County · Virginia

Day Two – November 12, 2007

September 6th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips This day was farther back on the calendar than I remember. Karen walked with me and we traversed the W&OD trail (this links to the Friends of the W&OD and this links to the Wikipedia article on it) from Virginia Route 28 into the town of Leesburg, Virginia. This took us out […]

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Tags: Fairfax County · Loudon County · Virginia