Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Day 10 – The Other Turkey Statue

September 20th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked from the southern end of Harrisonburg through the town of Mt Crawford and then Burketown. This was another cool day that started at 50 degrees F and ended at 70. It was also a short day as we stopped walking at noon after nine miles and then drove back […]

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Tags: Augusta County · Rockingham County · Shenandoah County · Virginia

Day 8 – A Statue of a Turkey

September 18th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Mt Jackson and New Market, Virginia. We covered 15 miles. The weather was in the mid-50s in the morning and the mid-80s in the afternoon. Still quite pleasant. Most of the day was out in rural areas. Highway 11 is by no means desolate. We are always in […]

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Tags: Rockingham County · Shenandoah County · Virginia

Best Sign and Feeling Young

September 18th, 2008 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Two more notes for September 17th. The best sign I have seen on a front porch was from some town yesterday (cannot remember which). In 1897 nothing happened here We spent the night in a motel in New Market, Virginia. We are in our late 40s. I think we are 30 years […]

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Day 7 – The Curse of the Golden Mile

September 17th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Toms Brook, Maurertown, Woodstock, and Edinburg, Virginia. We covered 16.5 miles (a new record). The weather was 55 degrees F in the morning and in the high 70s in the afternoon. Great weather. These are all “main street” towns in that Highway 11 becomes Main Street as it […]

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Tags: Shenandoah County · Virginia

Day 6 – A Drive-In Theater

September 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

by Dwayne Phillips We walked through Stephens City, Middletown, and Strasburg, Virginia. This was another 15-mile day with fine weather – mostly cloudy with the temperature starting at 63 degrees and ending at 75 degrees F. Stephens City ends the clutter of Winchester. Once out of Stephens, you are in rural Virginia. I liked that. […]

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Tags: Frederick County · Shenandoah County · Virginia · Warren County