Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

The 2022 show is back in person! We are packed and ready to travel. This year we will have some of Jacob fiber products available in the JSBA booth.

The photos and captions below are from from 2019.      

It’s that time of year and our Maryland Sheep and Wool trip has begun. We left home bright and early this morning and hit the road. We were supposed to leave by 5:00 am, but Dad forgot his medicine so we didn’t actually leave until around 5:30.

The drive through Kentucky was mostly uneventful until a rouge “mosquito” got loose in the car. Dad was determined to put an end to the mosquito…there was only some slight car swerving. Eventually we determined that it was actually a mayfly and managed to get it out of a window with no harm done. Mom slept through the entire ordeal.

Our first stop was in West Virginia so that the kid’s friend PiggyWig could get his picture taken and we could get some breakfast.

Our main stop for the day was to look at some Shetland Sheep in Pennsylvania.

PiggyWig has had a long day.

We finished out our long day in Frederick, MD with a trip to Black Hog BBQ.


For our first full day in the area we decided to visit the Gettysburg battlefield. We arrived when the park opened, watched the video, viewed the cyclorama, toured the museum, and then toured the actual battlefield. We played a self guided audio tour in the car that was supposed to take 2.5 hours. We got out of the car to look around at most of the stops. The tour ended up taking us 5.5 hours. We learned a lot about the battle and the people involved. The most surprising part was how the whole story and location affected us emotionally. 

Dad at Pickett’s Charge

One Comment Add yours

  1. Marian C. says:

    Well done. Spring is a great time to travel.

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