It takes me by surprise when we park in a town, knowing nothing about Towanda, PA, to learn that some famous person once lived and went to school here. In this case it was popular American songwriter, Stephen Foster. We spotted a mural about one of his songs, Camptown Races.
They have a festival celebrating Camptown Races, here. A number of his songs are still popular today. I couldn't believe how many I was familiar with. You can check out his story here:
Also, David Wilmot, who was a politician and an advocate of anti-slavery in the newly acquired territories from Mexico. His name is on the official proviso.He practiced law at one time in Towanda. You can learn more about him here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Wilmot
I also like to photograph signs, if I can. I wasn't able to catch them with my camera, but here they are:
DUI YOU CAN'T AFFORD IT.
ACTIVE DUI AREA
At Denton we crossed through a ski area. The Alleghenies are scenic and we enjoyed our 150 mile drive to Smethport.