America the Beautiful Pass

The Continental Congress issued a proclamation for a national day ‘for solemn Thanksgiving and praise.’

ColorMmnt2_1In anticipation of doing some traveling, the Wife and I stopped at the Saratoga National Historical Park back in May, which is not actually in Saratoga but in relatively nearby Stillwater, to pick up one particular America the Beautiful Pass.

I bought a Senior Pass. For $10, U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over can get access to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. One can order it online or through the mail, but then it cost ten for the Pass plus ten for processing the application.

The Park Ranger who issued my card asked where we were from. Continue reading “America the Beautiful Pass”