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Aug 14, 2014 - Morrisville, VT Day 3

Yesterday we had rain all day so we spent most of day in the motorhomes. Today we did a circle visiting all of the factories that made food. The first stop was Cabot Creamery. They make all sorts of flavored cheddar cheese here. We watched a video of the entire process and they gave us the history of the company. They only use the milk products from local dairies that have formed a co-operative. The evaporator was in operation and we saw how the machine goes back and forth in a long rectangular bin stirring the milk in circles which then...

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Aug 12, 2014 - Morrisville, Vermont

Before we left for Vermont this morning we made arrangements with the campground to leave our rigs there so that we could go to the Mt. Washington Cog Railroad. The railway was designated a National Historic Engineering Landmark. The current owners have invested millions of dollars restoring the landmark for the enjoyment of future generations. This is located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Our train was scheduled for 9:15. As you can see in the photo of the train the engine is built at about 30 degrees so that the boiler will...

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Sep 2, 2012 - US Presidents for $400 Alex

Another flat out beautiful day, a few puffy clouds and highs in the upper 70's for our short trip yesterday. The leaves are beginning to change. We drove to visit the birthplace of the 21st President Chester A. Arthur. Well that might not be exactly true. Once inside the recreated home (built in 1954) there seems to be some inconsistencies in exactly where Arthur was born and what year and what country! This is all documented in signage and pictures telling his story. I guess he had to have some place to call home so they chose this very...

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