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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Liberty Bell and Friends

As some of you know, this past weekend we took a trip to New York for our niece’s wedding. Because it was so much cheaper, we flew into Philadelphia. And because we were in Philadelphia, we took our kids to see the Liberty Bell – which Gabbie and Zachary both learned about in school earlier this year! They may have been just as excited to see the bell as they were to go to the wedding!

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We also checked out the Mint, which the kids also found pretty interesting!

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From there it was on to our old stomping grounds in Highland Park, NJ, where we got some pizza, saw some old friends, and showed the kids around our alma mater – Rutgers University. Then we headed on our way to stay overnight with our best friends from college. We all had a great time in those places as well!

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It was great getting a chance to see some of the area where we used to live and to spend time with some of our old friends!

11 comments:

Janine Huldie said...

Looked like a fun trip back home and glad you got to do it 😉

tamarsb said...

What a fun trip! I haven't been to the mint in ages - isn't it cool!

Desiree @ Macke Monologues said...

I love American history, and Philly is PACKED with just that. I've never been to the East Coast (I don't count D.C.), and have wanted to go for as long as I can remember.
Your trip looks like it was such a good time!

Elisabeth H said...

I'd be pretty excited to see the Liberty Bell too. Looks like you all had a great time. Congrats to your niece.

Tamara Bowman said...

Ah, my old stomping grounds too! I only lived in Highland Park for a year when I was 24-25, and then got a place with my sister in North Brunswick. And then of course, SF then New England.
We saw the Liberty Bell on a field trip! We used to often go to museums in NYC and Philly. The wonders of a Jersey upbringing.

Dara said...

we did enjoy!

Dara said...

it is very cool!

Dara said...

we were there first thing in the morning on a weekday, so I guess that's why - it was empty!

Dara said...

you definitely should go to philly then!

Dara said...

it was definitely fun!

Dara said...

we lived in hp for 3 years but that was after 4 in new brunswick!