On Thursday, we started on our trip to Kirtland. The leaves were turning so there were many, many beautiful landscapes.
We stopped at the memorial to Flight 93. It was an interesting side trip. The people who have come here have made many different kinds of memorials. Some are small headstones, some are photos with names and dates, some are just cardboard with writing. Some are made by scout troops, some by veteran groups. Some by the relatives of the people who gave their lives. It's a strange feeling standing here and remembering what these people did and how many lives they saved by giving up their own lives. The Ranger posted here told us that they are trying to get enough money for a permanent memorial.
This is on the Issac Morley property, we are standing on the supposed site of the schoolhouse. The prophet and Emma had a small log house on this property. We learned that Issac and his family followed the Saints to Nauvoo and then to the Salt Lake Basin. He was called by BrighamYoung to go to San Pete and colonize that very difficult area. He was truly a saint!
Dad looking over Chagrin Falls. We visited Chagrin and the falls. This was a quaint older city that has kept its charm. The buildings were old but in good condition and occupied. The falls were beautiful. We found the popcorn store and got us a cup of hot chocolate.