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Offline iron pony

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Dinner in Lexington
« on: August 23, 2012, 09:42:34 PM »
Having dinner at Lex.  A few yards down from the green.  Trying to imagine what is was like on 4-19-75. Will be back to explore in a few weeks.
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Re: Dinner in Lexington
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2012, 09:57:32 PM »
It is an amazing trip, knowing the history and envisioning the events unfolding during that morning.

Hope you do get more time to explore in the future. Sounds like the new job is going well. Travel safe IP!!

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Re: Dinner in Lexington
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2012, 09:42:28 AM »
Dinner in Lexington - you have to wonder if on April 18th the boys, men and families that sat down together for their evening meal knew how much their world would change only 24 hours later.
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Re: Dinner in Lexington
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012, 10:33:10 AM »
Give a yell when you come back through if you'd like a tour guide / driver. Battle Road is an amazing place to visit - and there's some heartbreaking spots along the way that don't get the notoriety they deserve I think.