Historical Travel

Christmas in Clarksville!

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  While Christmas celebrations in your own back yard are not to be missed, sometimes to get into the holiday spirit a holiday trip is just what it takes. Recently on a hosted trip to Clarksville, Tennessee my mom, Lori Disque came along and Visit Clarksville’s Michelle Dickerson showed us that they know how to […]

Roy Acuff and Dunbar Cave

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Right in the midst of Clarksville, Tennessee is a very cool cave with some fascinating history.  I learned about this cave on a recent hosted visit to Clarksville.  Dunbar Cave was used by Roy Acuff ,King of Country Music and American Record  Company recording artist as a stage. This singer that once wanted to play […]

Frank Sutton’s statue is a memory maker

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What fun is it in downtown Clarksville, Tennessee to pose with the Frank Sutton statue?  This actor portrayed the in-your-face, finger pointing Sergeant Vince Carter in the series Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. Part of the fun was watching him week after week, try unsuccessfully to have Gomer transferred out of his unit. The bronze statue created by […]

Wilma Glodean Rudolph a Clarksville Legacy

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A visit to the beautiful Custom House Museum in Clarksville, Tennessee brought me face to face with Wilma Glodean Rudolph.  This Olympic Gold medal winner was profiled at the museum and impressed me with her story. Born on June 25, 1940, the 20th of 22 children to Ed and Blanche Rudolph, she came into the […]

The Marvelous Hilton Garden Inn and Iowa City

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Recently on a hosted trip, I visited the beautiful Hilton Garden Hotel Inn in Iowa City, Iowa. Along with four other travel bloggers, Travels with Sara, Between England & Iowa, Simplify Live Love, and Meemaw Eats we were able to explore this wonderful place. Sara Broers (Travels with Sara) is a co-founder of the Midwest […]