The colors on the trees were worth the trip, especially since I missed the turn to the Cottage. But I finally found the correct entrance and then I arrived, of course, too late to see much. I did hear, however, as I reached the cottage (panting) the song Ashokan Farewell (known from the PBS series The Civil War) and watched a Union soldier and his lady waltzing to the music. Most folks had headed for their cars, but I strolled warm yet cool weather, looking over Civil War books and talking baseball with another history lover. Following cruising the written history, I took the path to the expansive Lookout area....