The Civil War White House of the South – Richmond, Virginia

We visit the White House of the Confederacy and home to Jefferson Davis and his family for 4 years in Richmond, Virginia. The fact that this civil war mansion was preserved for hundreds of years and that we walked where Davis (and President Lincoln) walked was amazing. Learn something? šŸŽ„ Donate a cup of coffeeContinue reading “The Civil War White House of the South – Richmond, Virginia”

What did Francis Scott Key see?

At Fort McHenry, in September of 1814, Francis Scott Key wrote the poem “The Star Spangled Banner”ā€¦and in 1931 President Hoover made that the American National Anthem. Forever cementing the significance of that fateful day and Francis Key’s legacy. I have always wanted to visit this historic locationā€¦and it didn’t disappoint! plan your visit: https://www.nps.gov/fomc/Continue reading “What did Francis Scott Key see?”

Ghostbusters Wanted? – History and Hauntings in Gettysburg Pennsylvania

While visiting Gettysburg, Pennsylvania I got the chance to take a ghost tour with a local touring company. I have found that you can learn a surprising amount of history on these toursā€¦and you can too! I highly encourage you to support these small businesses and don’t be afraid to go learn some history byContinue reading “Ghostbusters Wanted? – History and Hauntings in Gettysburg Pennsylvania”