Carriage roads and paths of Vermont’s National Park

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park preserves the home and surrounding land of three prominent conservationists who lived here sequentially since 1805 and for whom the Park is named. It has been my privilege to volunteer as “trail ambassador” for the past six years welcoming visitors, answering their questions and helping them find their way. In this post … More Carriage roads and paths of Vermont’s National Park

Michigan to McIntosh Pond Road, South Royalton, Vermont

As I post this final section of our 2019 road trip in late January 2020 I have already planned the itinerary for a spring trip only three months away. The week ahead promises subfreezing temperatures and I’m hoping for dry (frozen and free of snow) roads in early April so we can escape before mud … More Michigan to McIntosh Pond Road, South Royalton, Vermont

Montana to Michigan: East across the Plains – Part I

Part I: Billings to Black Hills     Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument The Little Big Horn River meanders peacefully through the Crowe Indian Reservation 2 miles south of the town of Crowe Agency in southeastern Montana. On the hills along that river on June 25 and 26 in 1876 “peaceful” was not the … More Montana to Michigan: East across the Plains – Part I