Wednesday, September 16, 2009

St. George/Pine Valley

Over Labor Day weekend we went up to St. George to visit my parents. It was nice to relax and be able to go outside without melting. The highlight of the trip was going to a small town about a half an hour away called Pine Valley. It's famous because it has the oldest operating chapel for the church there. They give tours and it was really neat to hear the history of the place. When it was built in the 1860s there was only one person who really knew how to build and he only knew how to build ships. So the chapel ended up having many features that a ship would have. The ceiling is the coolest part. It looks like the bottom of a boat! Afterwards we went and had a nice picnic by the river up there.