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We rented a cabin in the woods near Lake Raystown.  I’ve been told that it is the largest inland lake in Pennsylvania.  It’s shaped like a snake, yet has the beauty of a butterfly.

During out time there, we made our way to an overlook to enjoy the beauty.

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There is some interesting history behind the lake.  We’ve heard stories that at the bottom of the lake is a town that was taken over by the Army Corp of Engineers in order to make the lake what it is today.  At the one end of the lake is a dam, which holds the millions of gallons of water.  I don’t know if the story is true, but I do know this – on a beautiful day, this view is gorgeous.

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Every once in a while it’s wonderful to sit back and enjoy what the senses allow us to take in.

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