Today, Polly decided to stop at The Casselman Restaurant in Grantsville, Md. for a short stack of pancakes w/sausage.  The restaurant is part of a hotel/motel that sits along US Route 40, which was the original route west to the Ohio Valley when our nation was still young.         The original building […]

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Polly 5 on March 6th, 2011

There are some things a frog knows and other things that enter into the realm of the unknown. Recently, I visited Puccini Restaurant in Cumberland, Maryland and was surprised to find out that it just might be haunted! If you’re into that stuff, you have to wonder why it wouldn’t be. The beautiful building that […]

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Polly 5 on February 20th, 2011

    Anyone who travels westbound on I-68 is sure to notice a striking peculiarity when heading down Polish Mountain toward Flintstone, Maryland. In the middle of a beautiful, pastoral valley, a red covered bridge can be seen spanning Town Creek.   Needless to say, this frog has been jumping at the chance to get […]

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Polly 5 on September 20th, 2010

    Sometimes when a local high school closes down, all of its history is gone as well. The only thing that’s left is a dusty building that slowly falls into dilapidation. However, this isn’t the case in Oldtown, Md. The former home of the Oldtown Indians now serves three purposes: the school’s gym is […]

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Polly 5 on September 19th, 2010

Today, Polly #5 visited the C&O Canal in Oldtown, Md. and spotted a peculiar sign. She thought it said “troll bridge,” but it turned out to be a toll bridge instead. So much for meeting the Billy Goats Gruff and the troll underneath the bridge. As she walked down to the banks of the North […]

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Polly 5 on June 24th, 2010

All Aboard! Today Polly #5 got the chance to ride a train for the very first time!

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Polly 3 on June 17th, 2010

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Polly 5 on June 17th, 2010

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Continue reading about A Beautiful Day at Seneca Rocks, West Virginia (Polly #5)

Did you know that there are only seventeen covered bridges in West Virginia? Today, Polly found one of them, and it happens to be the only one in Monongalia County. The Dents Run Covered Bridge was built in 1889 for less than $500 and is no longer open for traffic. The 13′x40′ structure sits approximately […]

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