“It looks as if Moorish architecture had an illicit liaison with the Victorian era,” quipped one visitor. See for yourself what Olana, Frederic Church’s quirky villa, is all about!
Exploring Equality at the Women’s Rights National Park
If you believe all people are created equal, then this is the daytrip for you!
Seek a Bygone Era within the Walls of Hyde Hall
Explore this New York historic mansion that looks like an English country house.
Connections to Presidents and Civil War History at Belle Grove Plantation
Belle Grove Plantation began with 483 acres given to Isaac Hite Jr. by his father in 1783. By 1824, it had grown to 7,500 acres, producing grain, livestock, flax and hemp. Also on Belle Grove were a grist mill, a saw mill, a distillery, a store, a lime kiln and quarry, and a blacksmith shop. […]
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site: Exploring the Secrets of Lindenwald
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!
Learning More About a Favorite Hero at Harriet Tubman National Historic Park
Join MidAtlantic DayTrips on its pilgrimage to learn about the rest of Harriet Tubman’s story — her life in Auburn, NY after the end of the Civil War.
Discovering the Adam Stephen House and an Almost Forgotten Piece of American History
Learn about a little-known Revolutionary War General through a visit to his former home in Martinsburg, WV.
West Overton Industrial Village Reveals the Humble Beginnings of American Industrialist Henry Clay Frick
Learn about the humble beginnings of a famous American industrialist, financier and art patron.
The Belle Boyd House and Historical Society Museum
Belle Boyd was born in West Virginia in May 1844. Boyd became a Confederate spy before her 18th birthday and conveyed information and supplies to Southern military leaders. The 10-year-old Marie Isabelle Boyd moved into the Greek Revival-style house with her family that her father, Benjamin Reed Boyd built in 1853; two years later Boyd […]