A one tank trip from Lancaster,Ohio to Parkersburg,W.V. and you are ready for a short boat ride back in time and a taste of history.A really great place to spend some “Quality Time.”
Parkersburg, located at the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers, is the third largest city in the State of West Virginia..ALL ABOARD
Meet Captain Gary a man with thirty years experience in the industry. Gary spent many years in the Caribbean before returning home to the Midwest.
Gary is always willing to train a new “mate”
Getting ready for a wagon ride around the island.
The Walnut Grove was planted in 1935. The trees today are worth several million dollars.
Let’s take a look at the mansion:::
Aaron Burr, Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was the third Vice President of the United States under President Thomas Jefferson. Aaron Burr Jr. hatched his plan for western expansion at Blennerhassett Island.His activities eventually led to his arrest on charges of treason in 1807. Read about the TREASON TRIAL..
Time to head up the stairs where Miss. Layne (a history major) will show us around.
We also took a guided tour of the::
I have several photos of the very interesting Maple Shade home,but that will be for another post as well as..
Time to head back to Parkersburg. I was the only one on the upper deck (in the sun)
I didn’t want to miss any of the scenery (LOL)
A one tank trip from Lancaster,Ohio to Parkersburg,W.V. and you are ready for a short boat ride back in time and a taste of history.