Inland Crossing

Tag Archive: Historical

Spider Rock

We arrived at Spider Rock at Canyon de Chelly later in the afternoon than what I would have preferred, given the changing sun angles. Already much of the rock was in shadow, and the pictures I was anticipating weren’t possible….
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Antelope House Overlook

The Antelope House Overlook at Canyon de Chelly presented us with the first view of the “big rock” that we expected to see. The sheer vertical walls, the rugged and painted rock, and the narrow gaps between faces was, in…
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Massacre Cave Overlook

Lt Antonio Narbona, leading a Spanish military expedition, fought a winter’s day battle against a group of Navajo in 1805. The Navajo people fortified themselves in a cave in Canyon del Muerto, a canyon within what is now the Canyon…
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Mummy Cave Overlook

Mummy Cave Overlook was our first stop along the north rim of Canyon de Chelly. Mummy Cave represents the largest ancient Puebloan village preserved in the Canyon. The village ruins, comprised of some 70 rooms, are situated about 300 feet…
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Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

The tallest lighthouse in Florida, and one of the tallest masonry lighthouses in the country, Ponce Inlet lighthouse has in one form or another marked the inlet since 1887. Once known as Mosquito Inlet Lighthouse, it was constructed on 10…
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Eldean Covered Bridge

The Eldean Covered Bridge is a 224-Ft double span bridge in Staunton, Ohio spanning the Great Miami River. The county had as many as 30 covered bridges at one time, but the Eldean Bridge is the sole survivor. The bridge…
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Mingus Mill

Sometimes the call of nature leads to some interesting discovery that might otherwise be overlooked. Returning from Pigeon Forge through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we were looking for a rest stop and happened upon Mingus Mill. In addition…
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