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ON THE ROAD AGAIN!
FALL CROSS COUNTRY TRIP 2016
September 2, 2016 - October 27, 2016
8 - OUR GREAT CROSS COUNTRY TRIP 2016
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[Day 50] [Day 51] [Day 52] [Day 53] [Day 54] [Day 55] [Day 56]
|DAY 54 - OCT 25 - TUESDAY
It was a chilly morning in Milton, WV just east of Huntington. We made our way to Charleston, WV the state capital. Then, on the recommendation of the Huntington guys, headed up to Marietta, Ohio, up the Ohio River from Huntington, to see the Marietta fireboat. We had lunch in Marietta and then headed into Maryland stopping for the night just outside of Hagerstown for Night 54.
|STATES: WV, OH, MD - (3) States today / (32) different States & (4) Provinces so far|
|DISTANCE: 380 miles for the day / 11,445 miles for the Trip so far.|
|FIREBOATS: (95) Marietta, OH|
The West Virginia state capital at Charleston, WV
Abe Lincoln, 16th President created the State of WV
by proclamation and signature. It joined the Union
June 20, 1863.
A Charleston, WV fire station
There is so much patriotism out there roadside. This is the painted side of a brick building.
An interesting monument in Marietta, OH
Marietta, OH Fireboat 1
2013 North River Boats 25' long 1,500 gpm
Located at the Ohio River & Muckingum River.
Marietta, OH is located just across the Ohio River from West Virginia.
We crossed back into WV on our way east to Maryland.