African American history

Marvelous Days in New Orleans

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This past February my husband Keith and I got the chance to board the beautiful American Queen Steamboat out of marvelous New Orleans. We took the 9-day round trip Southern Sampler trip up. We traveled up and down the Mississippi River in exchange for covering this for amazing journey for Senior News & Times of […]

five Springfield Illinois stops

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Check out these fun five Springfield Illinois stops! The grandkids and I had a few days last week to spend in Downtown Springfield. “I love the older part of downtown grandma,” my granddaughter told me. I have to agree. There is a lot to do in the historic Land of Lincoln. When you come to […]

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African American History Museum

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This African American History Museum offers authentic stories about African-American life in Central Illinois. Located on Monument Avenue, my friend Suzette Starr and I ventured to the Springfield & Central Illinois African American History Museum this past Friday. I have been meaning to visit this museum for quite a while. I met up with Kevia […]

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Syracuse History

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The middle of May brought me to Syracuse, New York. I traveled here for the North American Travel Journalist Association (NATJA) Conference. It took place May 15-18, 2019. While at this event I had a chance to learn some amazing history about the wonderful town of Syracuse, New York. Salt History in Syracuse Syracuse is […]

Canton

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Canton, Mississippi is the Hollywood of the South. The movies, A Time to Kill, My Dog Skip and Brother Where Art Thou  were filmed in this lovely town. There are so many neat things to do in this beautiful Mississippi town. If I would have known ahead of time, I would have stayed more than just a morning stop at their historic square! Movie Tours There are […]

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