Exploring Mirror Lake
Beautiful Mirror Lake

Exploring Mirror Lake

ADVENTURE AWAITSMirror lake is a beautiful place to visit this Summer. As a matter of fact, you can bring your Kayak and fishing poles. Be sure to enjoy ever minute, as you adventure through the twist and turns of this wonderful lake. Mirror Lake is located in Highlands N.C. and is a must visit Summer destination! Hope you enjoy videos 1&2 below featuring our exploration and epic boat race.Be Confident, Be Prepared, Be VictoriousDeercreek Societyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VtrlLq8yec&t=728shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuCy7_5DJQo&t=19s

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Springfield 1816

The Springfield Model 1816 had borrowed heavily from the design of the French Charleville and was an improvement from the 1812 Flintlock Musket. This design was retained for the Model 1816. The Model 1816 has a 42-inch long .69 caliber smoothbore barrel, similar to the Model 1812, but had a longer lock plate, a shorter trigger guard, and a longer bayonet than the Model 1812. The Model 1816 also had a more straight lined stock. The overall length of the weapon was 58 inches long This musket was originally manufactured at the Harpers Ferry and Springfield Arsenals between 1816 and…

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Creedmoor Range

The Remington Long-Range Military Rifle was a 44 caliber but chambered to accept a .45 caliber cartridge case for greater powder capacity behind the 550 grain bullet. The Brown Standard Rifle was of .45 caliber with an 8-groove bore, chambered for a Winchester case using a 550 grain bullet. In a test Mr Brown was able to shoot one group of ten shots from the back position at 200 yards that he could cover with his watch. Cartridges of this style were the ones usually fired on the Creedmoor range.

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Cold Weather Clothing

Staying WARM is important! Stay warm and Stay Alive! This post contains Affiliate links that help support Deercreek Society! ARC'TERYX ATOM LT HOODY BLACKHAWK ECW2 Winter Operations Gloves GATORSKINS BALACLAVA Hand Warmers 5.11 TACTICAL INSULATOR VEST BLACKHAWK ADVANCED WATERPROOF JACKET STAY ALIVE! Click the links above to Stay Warm this Winter Season!

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Securing your Home

Securing your home domain is an important objective for everyone to try their best to improve on. I say improve on rather than complete because you should always be looking for ways to continue to harden your domains defenses. Domains can be a lot of different things but consist typically of an area that you consider yours. An example would include your home & property. This post will be going over different ways to harden your homes defenses. Home Security There is a great game i always enjoyed playing growing up called Age of Empires. One of the scenarios you…

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We are PECULIAR!

The good book says it so I know its the truth! Deuteronomy 14:2 For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God, and the LORD hath chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth. Deercreek Society is full of peculiar people but what does that mean? Well the dictionary defines peculiar as strange unusual or sprecial an individual who is different or unique. Nowadays it is so easy to go with the flow and do whatever others are doing but i believe that the true path to happiness is…

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Got that Big Berkey!

Water is important and clean water is even more important. Experts recommend we drink around 2 liters a day and more than that for athletes! As a lot of you already know the water that comes out of the faucet is not always the best and usually contains harmful toxins that can impact your body in a negative way. So for your body to perform at peak performance we need to drink clean water. The Big Berkey is super cool! I remember when we first got ours the test we ran to see how great it works was to put…

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What Lies Ahead?

This morning i was giving a pep talk to the kids before school telling them my usual. " Go out and conquer the day and whatever lies ahead". That got me thinking about what difficult tasks may lay ahead for them! Life is hard and when you look up the definition of lie or lay it usually means to be or place oneself at rest in a flat, horizontal, or recumbent position. Which is definitely not the kind of obstacles you face in the real world. It seems to me that the obstacles we face from day to day are not usually laying down but standing straight up and blocking your path. They require…

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Following your Dreams!

When you take the step towards your dreams you will be met with fears because you have never traveled this way before. As you go, you will discover that you had nothing to fear. Follow your dreams and stay focused that is key. Focus is important and goes along way with discipline and having a plan! The most important part of having a plan is to put it in motion. Don't get frustrated if you may not see the results you want right away but set milestones to achieve and celebrate those little steps you accomplish. After achieving a milestone…

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Conrad Heyer

Conrad Heyer, photographed in 1852, aged 103 Conrad Heyer (1749–1856) was an American farmer and veteran of the Revolutionary War who is notable for possibly being the earliest-born American to have been photographed. During the American Revolution, Heyer fought for the Continental army under the command of George Washington and participated in Washington's famous crossing of the Deleware before the Battle of Trenton in December 1776.He was discharged in December of 1777. After the war, he returned to Waldoboro, where he made a living as a farmer until his death in 1856. He was buried with full military honors.

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