Most Americans have heard of the canal, but few know much about it. If discovering new facts is something you enjoy, then you need to visit this museum.
Exploring Railroad History at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore
All aboard to discover the birthplace of American railroading at this not-to-miss museum!
Cool Erie Canal History at the Chittenango Landing Canal Boat Museum
Whether you stop while hiking or biking the towpath, this museum helps you understand life on the Erie Canal.
Corning in the Morning
We were up early and checked out of our hotel well before the museums opened in Corning NY, so we decided to walk around this quaint little town and explore a little. Corning is a city in the New York Finger Lakes region that offers several worthwhile attractions — certainly enough to spend a whole […]
Enjoying a Rare Mileage Train Excursion at East Broad Top Railroad
This little-known gem of a railroad museum will appeal to the railroad enthusiast as well as kids of all ages!
Lost and Found — Hanna’s Town Museum Memorializes Revolutionary War History
Understand what life was like on the edge of English settlement in America by visiting Hanna’s Town, a reconstructed Revolutionary War-era fort and a reconstructed frontier tavern.
No Corny Rock Puns: Go See Luray Caverns
You can almost spend a day at Luray Caverns — it’s not the tourist attraction of my childhood, that’s for sure! It’s better!
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.
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 […]
Exploring the Art, History and Science of Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass
Still Life with Two Plums, 2000, Flora Mace and Joey Kirkpatrick The Corning Museum of Glass should be on your bucket list, if it’s not already. Carrona (Carrion), 2011, Javier Perez, blown glass chandelier, assembled, broken; taxidermied crows, wire, monofilament; this provocative sculpture evokes opportunistic birds eating carrion in a pool of blood by the side […]