Historical Travel

The Wylie House Christmas Cactus

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The Wylie House is a historic house that is part of Indiana Univeristy.  Inside the house there is a Christmas Cactus that is over 100 years old.  The Wylie House was built in 1835 by Andrew Wylie and his wife Margaret and their ten children that lived in the house.  Two sons were already out […]

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Florida Flywheelers, always a fun show

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We usually go to this show every year seeking sunshine, flowers, flea market finds and tractors.  You would think we would get tired of it, going year after year, but we find that they keep bringing out new and different things each and every show we see something we didn’t see before.  Like most years, […]

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The National World War II Museum

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While most people visit New Orleans for Madris Gras or Bourbon Street, or even perhaps for the Creole history or food, my husband wanted to go to the National World War II Museum.  Keith is a true World War II history buff and when we headed south this past February, we decided to divert from […]

Volunteer's Reproduced LCVP Landing Craft at World War II Museum

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The National World War II Museum is a wonderful place and the volunteers that work their add a lot to it.  It is especially impressive when efforts of volunteers can bring a boat back to life and that is exactly what volunteers at the National World War II Museum did with the LCVP Amphibious Landing […]

PT Boat Tour!

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Who doesn’t want to tour a PT boat?  When I learned that we could take a tour of a PT boat as part of the World War II museum in New Orleans, I was hooked.  Keith Darcy, the Public Relations Manager arranged a tour for Keith and I so I could cover this wonderful boat […]