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July 16, 2017

Hi all!

A couple weeks ago, I visited Gettysburg, PA, on the anniversary of the great Civil War battle that took place there 154 years ago. The town was rocked as the armies of Lee and Meade clashed in a three-days battle that would change the tide of...

March 9, 2016

Starting Point: White's Ferry (36.6 mile marker)

End Point: Georgetown, D.C. (mile marker 0)

Total Distance: 36.6 miles

So today started out a little rough. This morning I came to find that my rear tire had fallen flat. To get that fixed delayed my star...

March 8, 2016

Starting Point: Williamsport, MD (99.2 mile marker)

End Point: White's Ferry, MD (36.6 mile marker)

Total: 62.6 miles

It was another gorgeous day on the trail: 70s and sunny the whole way through! I started pedaling around 7:30 this morning and departed...

March 7, 2016

Starting Point: Paw Paw, WV (mile marker 156.2)

End Point: Williamsport, MD (mile marker 99.2)

Total Distance: 57 miles

I stayed overnight at the Wrenwood Inn in Paw Paw, WV, owned and operated by a lovely couple named Scott and Carol. After a hearty br...

March 7, 2016

Starting Point: Cumberland, MD (Mile marker 185)

End Point: Paw Paw, WV (Mile marker 156.2)

Total Distance Traveled: 28.8 miles

Today I began my 185 mile-long journey along the C&O Canal. For those of you who don't know, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal fi...

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Hi everyone! My name is Tim Murphy. I'm a graduate of the College of William and Mary, passionate historian, and an avid outdoorist. A few years ago, I decided to start a website dedicated to our nation's rich history, diverse culture, and breath-taking nature. Follow along as we explore and discover the wonders America has to offer!

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