Liz's Historical Areas Posts

Taken in February on an astonishingly clear and beautiful day (given how lousy the weather's been this past winter) at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. …

Ruins in Valley Forge National Park. I've seen it stated that this was the first bottling plant of Hires Root Beer, but a long and tedious google search turned…

From the White Clay Creek State Park website: “The Twin Valley Trail leads hikers to the Arc Corner Monument, which marks one end of the curved boundary between…

Took a walk with my pal Beth (Quietgal here on Photoblog) in Valley Forge Park, on one of the less traveled dirt paths, and discovered that the railroad tracks…

More homework from my photo course. Here the assignment was to photograph the same subject in program mode but using four exposure patterns - 1st, matrix mode …

My mother is working on her family's genealogy, and good daughter that I am (sometimes!), I took her to a cemetery in search of some ancestors' graves. Didn't…

A few miscellaneous photos of nothing in particular from Hopewell Furnace. It rained here today AGAIN, and I'm trying not to get cranky - I need sun! Wish I…

In 1815, as the Conestoga Wagons of the 1700's proved inadequate to transport goods to Philadelphia, the Schuylkill Navigation Company was formed. The…

Sadly, I spent all day today in a meeting, so these are from the archives. This house, called Mill Grove, was the first home in America of John James Audubon…
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