Western PA Nov 9-11 2007

Friday November 9:

Gene leaves home at 10:20, arrives Harlansburg about 1:20.
Lunch at Hill House; 423 West Pittsburg Road; New Castle, PA.

On to Hubbard, Ohio . . .

5959 West Liberty St; Hubbard, OH

The last time we were at the Villa Maria, we missed the front entrance.
So since we were in the area, we decided to stop by and photograph it . . .


Dinner at My Favorite Place (that's the name of the joint); 1500 Old Butler Road; New Castle, PA. The dinner was good, but I ordered veal with a cream sauce which they broke when cooking. It tasted good, but didn't look too thrilling. I'll be somewhat reluctant to return.

Saturday Nov 10:

Breakfast at LJ's; 124 N Main St; Zelie. It's a good restaurant.
Then down the street to Beecher's Gelato & Gormet Coffee for Larry to get his $3 cup of coffee. Beecher's coffee is excellent!

Heading toward Ellwood City on PA288, we found . . .

Zelienople Municipal Airport

Lower Hereford Manor Lake
It's owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and maintained by the Fish & Boat Commission.

On to Ellwood City, where we visited . . .

protected by Wild Waterways Conservancy Inc.
To see a Google Earth view of the area click here.

The confluence of the Connoquenessing Creek and the Beaver River.

The Norfolk Southern Railway Company bridge across the Connoquenessing Creek.

Looking down the Connoquenessing Creek to the Norfolk Southern bridge and the Beaver River.

Looking up the Connoquenessing Creek.

On to Alliance Ohio and Mount Union College, where we watched . . .

Mount Union Purple Raiders vs Marietta Pioneers

Final score: Mount Union 57, Marietta 0

An interesting vehicle we stumbled across along US224.

Back to New Castle for a grilled lamb dinner at Nahra's.

Sunday November 11:

We visited the newly rebuilt Frew Mill Bridge at Kennedy Mill on Slippery Rock Creek.

To see more photos, click here or on the photo.

Then on a tour of Moraine State Park . . .

Lake Arthur

Headed back home, picking up subs at the Subway next to Eppinger's on US19.
Gene shoved off about 1:00 for the trip home. Larry drove up to IS80 to pick up Beverly returning with her sister Pat and cousin Jackie from visiting another cousin in Columbus.

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