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Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Natural Bridge (Virginia)

January 15th, 2010 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Sometimes you are right at something, but you cannot see it. Then you tell people that the thing isn’t there. Then you learn later that you were standing on it. Then, well I don’t know what happens then. Such is Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County Virginia (the county is of course named […]

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Day 15 – A Swinging Bridge, a Tee Pee, and a Mysterious Sign

September 30th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked from south of Natural Bridge through Buchanan, Virginia. The walk was 95% countryside with only one town. The weather started at 55 degrees F and quite foggy and ended at sunny and 80 degrees. Once again the predicted rain did not occur. If you are a farmer desiring rain, […]

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Day 14 – American History and Roadside Americana

September 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Lexington, Fancy Hill, and Natural Bridge, Virginia. The weather returned to normal conditions: 65 in the morning and 80 in the afternoon with clear skies. We walked another 15 miles. Lexington was founded in 1778. This is a great small city to visit. It has two historical universities […]

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Day 13 – History in a Rural Walk (plus a drive-in)

September 26th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through the village of Fairfield, Virginia (that’s what their sign read – “village”). That was the only town or village or anything we transited). We covered about 13 miles. Rain was forecast, but except for some drizzle in the morning, we were dry. The three miles north of Fairfield […]

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Day 12 – Apartments to Motels, Diners to Houses

September 25th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Mint Springs, Greenville, and Steeles Tavern, Virginia. The first and the last were wide spots in the road. We covered 15 miles. The weather was odd. We started at cloudy, windy, and 55 degrees F. We ends at light rain, windy, and 52 degrees. Is this September? Mint […]

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