|Photographing into the sun|
Luckily, the HCWHA puzzle was easy, and we had the smiley in hand. Also in this same parking lot were two traditionals (one is my 7500th find and the other was our first DNF).
|Can't keep a good man down!|
History, history everywhere on this trail...
|Confederate Graves at Mt Olivet Cemetery|
|Parents of Francis Scott Key - Mt Olivet Cemetery|
|The view from Historic Middleton|
Stepping away from the historic marker and a nearby memorial, we headed to the HCWHA - Fox's Gap GC6NP7M where we discovered....
HOLY SMOKES WE FOUND THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL!
|I could walk the Appalachian Trail. 528 feet at a time!|
|Dahlgren Chapel GCV4Q2|
|Antietam Battleground Visitor Center|
|Front and back of the HCWHA geocoins plus commemorative path tag|
AND WE'RE AT IT AGAIN
For future finders, if you are in town for one of these geotrails, try to do all three as they're in the same area: Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area, Washington County Geotrail, and the Hagerstown City Parks geotrail. You can pick up your geocoins and path tags for all three at the Hagerstown Visitor Center.
|Devil's Backbone GC4EFW1|
|Look what we found again!|
|Setting sun made it impossible for a great picture|
|Power down and go outdoors|
That final night we went to dinner and grabbed some WVTim caches in Martinsburg. We had intended to hunt for more, but the taste of the geotrail had gripped us.
|Vineyard down below|
|We completed another!|
Scrapcat, TaGeez and ShelleyJean
|Washington County GeoTrail geocoin and path tag|
FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL - SHANKSVILLE, PA
|The rock in the middle of the field was the final crash sight|
|Very moving exhibit in the Visitor Center|
|The wall of names on the left|
Visitor Center up on the hill
And after finding our Pooka in the town center, we turned to home. Another amazing memory in the books.