My family and I spend the evening Saturday before Memorial Day in historic Harper's Ferry. We got there a little late (sun was setting for some of the photos) for what we'd planned (Ghost Hunt), but we decided to make the best of it. Next time, I promise a better write-up and more photos!
Charlie Miller followed the twin headlight beams of his father's Dodge as he navigated the twists and turns of Green Valley Drive one mid-October night in 1971. Summer was fading fast, and there was a chill in the air. A recent graduate of Huntington High School, Charlie had been in town that evening, waiting out the crowd at Wiggin's Drive-In, so that he might talk to the pretty new car-hop. She had seemed impressed by the '66 Coronet, shiny clean under the pink neon. Her name was Christie. When she laughed at his jokes, she had the most beautiful smile.
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