September 29, 2014

History at Sunset: Custer at Cedar Creek


shannon listeningAs I mentioned yesterday, we attended a tour that followed in footsteps of Custer's Cavalry at the Battle of Cedar Creek. The inimitable Ranger Kyle was our guide, and once again I had to shoot fast to catch him with the camera, as he is constantly in motion. (See last year's tour of the Heater Farm.)



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The tour began at the Battlefield Foundation building near Middletown and progressed to Mustang Lane, Hite's Chapel, Westernview Drive, and the Stickley Farm. By the last stop it was too dark to get photos of the Stickley House and mill ruins but I have shared them before. This was an interesting tour with great scenery.






12 comments:

  1. Looks like it was well-attended. Sounds interesting.

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  2. I like it when people are really into their jobs.

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  3. Very interesting. I grew up in S. Dakota, where Custer is well known for fighting the Indians (we even have Custer state park and a town named Custer). I've also been to the Little Bighorn Battlefield in Montana, where he fought his last battle. Looks like this ranger loves what he's doing!

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  4. He must love his job! Sounds like a great tour of the battlefield.

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  5. Hi Linda,
    These rangers really know their stuff, don't they? Tours like this are very interesting -and also a little sad. Like visiting Gettysburg. Interesting, and Very Sad.

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  6. Fun tour and great squirrel photos!

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

    Happy Day to you!

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  7. I LOVE the shots you got of Ranger Kyle. What fun... and I'm sure very interesting. It looks like great weather too. It's great to learn history at the places where the events occurred. Thank you so much for participating in RMoD again this week!

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  8. Nice series...looks like a great day♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/tall-silos/

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  9. He was really enthused about his topic, wasn't he? Great to see someone enjoying his job.

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  10. lol, I think the guide was as interesting as the tour. :)

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