Civil War History Galore at Hollywood Cemetery

Hollywood Cemetery is a classic example of the Victorian notion of creating park-like cemeteries, where families could go spend the afternoon or picnic in a picturesque and natural setting, contemplating nature’s beauty amidst reminders of life’s certain ending. Hollywood Cemetery is definitely a destination cemetery for sight-seers, even if you are not into tombstones. History, art, and […]

NCR Trail in PA: Exploring Heritage Rail Trail Park

Wonderful summer weather lures all of us outside. Always on the lookout for new destinations, we decided to bike the path that continues on from Maryland’s NCR Trail (read about our exploration of that here). Established in 1992 and covering 176 acres, the Heritage Rail Trail County Park is 21 miles long and runs north […]