Visit this little-known former U.S. President’s home to discover his contributions to the United States.
What Lurks in the Rooms of Linville Manor?
You’re guaranteed to have a spirited stay!
Martinsburg’s Green Hill Cemetery
Join MidAtlantic DayTrips in an exploration of this creepy, spooky cemetery!
Forgotten But Now Found: Martinsburg’s Green Hill Historic African American Cemetery
Once forgotten and disrespected by the White community, the Green Hill Historic African American Cemetery is now a serene and dignified resting place for those interred there.
Plagiarizing Poets and Confederate Spies Inhabit Oak Hill Cemetery
Small in comparison to other Victorian rural garden cemeteries, at just 22 acres, Oak Hill Cemetery is a prime example of a rural garden cemetery, and is probably the most peaceful place in Georgetown, an historic neighborhood in Washington DC. Let the winding paths and terraces entice you to explore this quiet oasis in the […]
Discover the Hidden Beauty of the New Cathedral Cemetery
The New Cathedral Cemetery is a Roman Catholic cemetery, with 125 acres, located on the westside of Baltimore. Established in 1871 in the Victorian rural garden cemetery style, it is the final resting place of 110,000 people, including numerous individuals who played important roles in Maryland history. As you explore this cemetery, you can’t […]
Laurel Grove Cemetery: Port Jervis’ Most Haunted
I’d read on the NY Haunted History Trail that the Laurel Grove Cemetery, in Port Jervis, was both beautiful and worth visiting. And haunted! Detail from the Cole family monument; the Cole monument is one of four rare metal (bronze, most likely) monuments within the cemetery. These are always cool monuments because they hold their […]
Sojourner Truth Driving Tour
Sojourner Truth, an abolitionist and advocate for rights for women, endured slavery in New York from 1797 to 1828 when she was emancipated based on the law gradually ending slavery in New York. She lived almost her entire life in Ulster County, NY. She was a woman of determination, who pulled herself out of enslavement […]
Eight Great Hikes, Kayaking, Ruins, Forgotten Cemeteries and even Ghost Hunting in Patapsco Valley State Park
Maryland’s first — and largest — state park (not to be confused with much larger state forests) is strung out like glittering glass beads on a necklace along the Patapsco River south and west of Baltimore. Established in 1912, the Patapsco Valley State Park (PVSP) was Maryland’s first state park. It’s also Maryland’s most visited […]
Frederick County (VA) Photo Safari
Stonewall Jackson made Winchester his winter headquarters between November 1861 and March 1862. He was much beloved by the townspeople. Winchester’s historic homes and churches offergorgeous details such as this door knob. Historic Victorian homes such as this one fill the neighborhoods adjacent the oldest part of Winchester. Mount Hebron Cemetery holds four cemeteries, church […]