Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Day 42 – Cemetery to Statues

September 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I walked through Hammondville and Fort Payne, Alabama. I covered 16 miles. Weather: 75 and cloudy in the morning to 89 and sunny in the afternoon. The day started cloudy and a little drier than the past couple of days. I took a detour to avoid some dogs (more about dogs below). […]

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Tags: Alabama · DeKalb County

Day 23 – Churches and Memorials

October 11th, 2008 · 4 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Atkins and Marion, Virginia. The weather was lousy again this morning. It is cool and wet so you wear a rain jacket, but it is also warm enough that you perspire heavily under the jacket. Ick. We covered 12 miles. Atkins is a wide place in the road, […]

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Tags: Smyth County · Virginia

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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Tags: Rockbridge County · Virginia