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Penny used to get a piano and sing,
“I made my mind up
I’m going to wind up
Down-in DORSEY LAND
I’m going to wind my way
Down along the Ches-apeake Bay etc.”
A great way to say Merry Christmas in a public place…
Prior to boarding the ship, visitors are invited to see the film, Forward for Freedom, which will be shown in the new Battleship Intro Theater inside Nauticus. The six-minute film brings the Wisconsin to life through the stories and commentary of those who have supported the ship, especially those who served aboard her .
After months of expectation and inaction on the part of the O’Malley Administration the Gregorian Fault shifted once again and this time left a 6 foot crack between the end of the St. George Island Bridge and the island making travel by vehicle onto the island for tourists and residents impossible.
Point Lookout was the site of a Union Army hospital and prisoner of war camp during the civil war where more than 3,000 Confederate prisoners died. Dubbed the Andersonville of the North, the camp kept prisoners in tents, many without blankets and medical care as harsh winter storms ravaged the point. A monument to the dead is located nearby.
Now, I am not some wacko trying to shove you aboard a space ship for an elliptical rendezvous with destiny, and I promise you won’t be given any cyanide-laced kool-aid. I just want you to be aware.