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Ernie’s Texas Lunch

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Gettysburg, PA

Blue Parrot Bistro

Bars & Cafes

Gettysburg, PA

Understated and comfortably hip, with a bar in front and a single pool table between the bar and dining room, which is lined on both sides with booths. For lunch, a variety of soups, sandwiches, and salads—the chicken souvlaki salad is a yummy garlicky pile of food. Dinner entrees include vegetarian selections. Music at night.

Avenue Restaurant

Restaurants

Gettysburg, PA

This family-style restaurant is a Gettysburg tradition; good homemade food in an immaculate dining room.

Winery at La Grange

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Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries

Haymarket, VA

The red brick three and a half story La Grange manor house built in the 1790’s and has survived numerous owners and finally has come to rest as Prince William County/Manassas first modern-day established winery. Wine tasting $5. Year-round events and classes are scheduled.

Scottsville Historic District

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Scottsville, VA

Comprised of almost one hundred old buildings, the Scottsville Historic District is a wonderful reminder of 18th and 19th century life in rural Virginia. Almost half of the homes and buildings that remain date to before the Civil War, and tourists can delight in the quiet of the riverfront, or enjoy the small shops and […]

Red Fox Inn

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Bed & Breakfast

Middleburg, VA

Orange Historic Downtown

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Orange, VA

In 1749, the unincorporated town of Orange Court House became the county seat. The Town was incorporated in 1872; in 1890, the official name was shortened to Orange.

Monticello

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Charlottesville, VA

Monticello was the home of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, third President of the United States and noted architect and inventor. Jefferson began construction on his ‘little mountain’ home in 1769 and, after remodeling and enlarging the house, finally finished 40 years later in 1809.

James Madison’s Montpelier

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Scenic Drives and Trails

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Montpelier Station, VA

The lifelong home of James Madison, “Father of the Constitution” and fourth President of the United States, was also home to three generations of the Madison family from 1723 to 1844. The mansion core was built by Madison’s father c.1760.

Frederick Historic District

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Frederick, MD

Frederick was a regional market and industrial center well into the 20th century. During the Civil War, Frederick was witness to three Confederate invasions, thirty-eight skirmishes and two major battles (South Mountain and Monocacy) as hundreds of thousands of soldiers marched through the community.

Farnsworth House

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Restaurants

Gettysburg, PA

As a sharpshooters post, the building shows the scars of more than 100 bullet holes. Ghost stories in cellar and candlelight walks at the Inn/Bed & Breakfast and Farnsworth House Inn Restaurant. Civil War period dining experience. Some specialties include game pie, peanut soup, spoon bread and pumpkin fritters. Period fare served by period dressed […]

Dobbin House Tavern

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Gettysburg, PA

Built in 1776, the Dobbin House is “…Beautifully and Authentically Restored” and open to the public as a colonial restaurant. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it consistently wins Mobil Guide’s highest area rating.