Archive for October, 2009

#8 Moundsville, West Virginia

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Moundsville, West Virginia is an interesting town about 12 miles south of Wheeling, West Virginia. Wup to Waynesburg, drive over on 21 to 250 north, grave creek mound on jefferson street, next to old Penitentiary, home via 2 north to 470 east to 70 east to 79 south. Athena people built about 0 AD. M??l […]

#7 New Martinsville, West Virginia

Friday, October 16th, 2009

I seem to be on a little bit of a West Virgina kick here. I was in the mood for a drive and was in Morgantown, West Virginia, so I took Route 7 out of Morgantown to the west. The day was clear and sunny and it is a beautifil winding drive, punctuated by small […]

#6 West Logan, West Virginia

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

West Logan, West Virginia is n Logan country, down route 119 from Charleston, West Virginia, which is a major four lane highway and not as remote as you might think. You get off on route 10 (or go towards the signs for Chief Logan state park). The park is free and is the site of […]

#5 – Stoverstown, Pennsylvania

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

This is a hamlet really just west of York, Pennsylvania, off Route 30 W (Lauck’s Road). I was visiting family there and decided to go over the locally famous healthfood store Sonnewald’s. The owner of Sonnewalds (German for sunny woods) is a salt-of-the-earth type lady named Willa who will talk to you for half an […]

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