Journals Philippi

The State Born of the Civil War, Part I: Philippi

Created by kjlouden on July 22, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

During “those . . . crazy days of summer,” some folks head for the beach. I stay in the cool car, drive shady Mountain State roads, and tour museums on the new West Virgina Civil War Heritage Trail. First outing: Philippi, site of the first land battle.

Country Roads and Covered Bridges

Created by Idler on July 15, 2003 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
4 Stories

When the men-folk go off in search of adventure, the modern-day Penelope doesn’t sit spinning by the hearth, patiently awaiting their return. No, she heads off on her own Odyssey. Mine took me to neighboring West Virginia, along country roads to a charming place called Philippi.



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