Sunday, March 25, 2007
Day 3 - Gettysburg & Capitol Tour
The first three pictures were taken at Gettysburg. The two pictures of the cannon were taken on the "Southern Side" of the front lines. The next picture is of Little Round Top, the pivotal point in the battle. The next two pictures are the capitol building (remember from yesterday's pics?) The first one is the dome from outside...the second is the top of the dome inside.
Third day was...WOW! Begun the early 6:30 am day with a briefing about the famous battle of Gettysburg. Next, the class took a 90-minute bus ride to Gettysburg Pennsylvania. Aside from a little patches of snow still left on the ground and a chilly breeze from time to time...the weather was perfect.
During the tour, we went through all three days of the battle. In fact, we drove by the "Wheatfield" battle portion of Gettysburg where one of our relatives fought during the battle. After a packed morning and afternoon, we rode back to the hotel, changed and rushed quickly uphill to the capitol building where we had dinner with Congressmen Costa and Radanovich. After dinner, we had a tour of the capitol building and got to go on the floor of the House of Representatives. (Remember the song, "I'm just a bill"?)
It was a great day and I can't wait to take you kids some day!!
Hope all is well, lots of hugs and kisses!