Historical Travel

Historical Travel

United States Botanic Garden – D.C.’s hidden treasure in pictures

United States Botanic Garden in pictures is a guest post by contributor Katrina Morrocco of Cary, North Carolina. Washington, D.C. is such a popular tourist destination with many things to do and see – …

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Historical Travel

Five favorite historic sites discoveries of 2013

With the passing of another year it’s always fun sitting back and reflecting on the many stops I’ve made along the way.  2013 was a …

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The Winery at Bull Run PullOverAndLetMeOut
Historical Travel

The Winery at Bull Run – where history and fine wine converge

As a child, I visited what my father reverently referred to as the “hallowed grounds” at Manassas, Virginia. The Stone Bridge at Bull Run and …

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“Brother Joseph and the Grotto”

A follow-up to a story that ran earlier this year……. In December of 2012 I visited the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Alabama.  The Grotto …

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“Porsche by Design:Seducing Speed” the automobile as art at the NCMA

Porsche Type 901 Prototype, 1963 Courtesy of Don and Diane Meluzio “Porsche. There is no substitute.” Up until a couple weeks ago that famous line …

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Golf, antiques and Dewberries in the NC Sandhills

 The Market at Muse Bros. Store  422 Carthage Street  Heading south on US-1 in North Carolina there’s a visible change in topography upon entering the …

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Photographing the American South

Living and traveling in the American South provides abundant scenery for amazing pictures. I’m always delighted when others enjoy the images I capture along my …

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Beyond

Arundel Castle in the South of England – from the 11th century to today

Magnificent Gothic architectural features are prominent at Arundel Castle. Lords, ladies, knights, kings and tales of castle intrigue – if these walls could talk, what …

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24 Hours in Wilmington, North Carolina

  Wilmington is a historic port city along the Cape Fear River in North Carolina. Steeped in history ranging from pirate visitors to the American …

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There’s a Presidential detective story waiting at Madison’s Montpelier

Proceeding through the gates along the scenic driveway leading to Montpelier the unsuspecting traveler may not be fully prepared for what awaits. James and Dolley …

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Valley Forge, PA PullOverAndLetMeOut
Beyond

Valley Forge with Grandma and an eight year old in 95 degree weather – it was fun

Taking summer trips to historic places can be risky depending on where you go. Crowds, high temps, cranky traveling companions can all zap the energy …

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Four top destinations waiting for you in Hampton Roads Virginia

Is it Hampton Roads or is it Tidewater, Virginia? It’s both. The region is known for the Hampton Roads waterway which is one of the …

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Beyond

Philadelphia’s Valley Green Inn – A Historic Tavern On The Wissahickon

Thank goodness my Garmin knows where to take me. I can see it might be a challenge finding my way to the Valley Green Inn …

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North Carolina Museum of Art; where art and nature combine

  The North Carolina Museum of Art is an amazing treasure in the Heart of Carolina. Located in Raleigh it is one of a small …

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