No visit to Gettysburg National Military Park is complete without also visiting the Gettysburg National Cemetery. The cemetery came into being in 1863, after the famous Battle of Gettysburg. Just as famously, President Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address here, at the cemetery’s dedication ceremony, just a few months after the battle. Attracting thousands of […]
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Enjoy a House for Everyone: The Pope Leighey House
This unique Frank Lloyd Wright home is one of the only ones in the DC metro area that you can tour!
The Art of Remembrance: Exploring the National Civil War Museum’s Treasures
Step back in time and explore the Civil War at this Harrisburg PA museum!
Discover Historic London Town — Maryland’s Lost Colonial City
Discover this lost Maryland colonial town for yourself!
Stony Point Battlefield Offers Beautiful Views, a Lighthouse AND Revolutionary War History
Check out this must-see, beautiful and off-the-beaten-path park with lots of early colonial history.
Honoring a Great President at the Eisenhower Memorial
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial is one of the newest memorials in Washington DC. This memorial honors Eisenhower as the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during World War II and the 34th President of the United States. Eisenhower was an American politician who served as President of the United States between 1953 […]
Every Soldier Has a Story at the National Museum of the U.S. Army
The National Museum of the U.S. Army isn’t your father’s military museum, not by a long shot. This high-tech, modern museum connects America’s past with its present through soldiers’ voices, experiences and stories. Within its walls, you’ll learn about the stories of innumerable individual soldiers — the men and women of all heritages who have […]
Kayak Black Swamp Creek from Kings Landing Park
Black Creek Swamp lured us across the mighty Patuxent River to explore its quiet waters. The dancing fish lured us farther up its waters!
Experience Art in Nature at the National Sculpture Garden
Lichtensteins, Calders and Indianas, oh my!
Hike Ricketts Glen State Park: 3.2 Miles, 18 Spectacular Waterfalls
Take this hike to see 18 spectacular waterfalls!