military history

Robert Todd in Mount Pleasant!

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For years we have passed by the lovely yellow house in Mount Pleasant, Iowa and wanted to stop. The Harlan Lincoln House was home owned by Robert Todd Lincoln and his wife, Mary Harlan Lincoln. This really is more a Harlan story than a Lincoln one, but what a cool one it is! The home […]

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Warsaw

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A day in Warsaw, Illinois brought some unexpected pleasures. This river town has a lot of history Keith and I discovered when we stopped in to see what it had to offer. Fort Edwards Warsaw, Illinois was once the site of Two Military Forts, Fort Johnson and Fort Edwards. Built on the east side of […]

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Vietnam Wall - Missouri Style

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Jim Eddleman went to War in Vietnam 1968. Promising if he returned he would honor those veterans if he made it home alive. Fifty years later, he kept his promise. The result is the beautiful Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial! Donating 47 acres of his own farmland and funds to help this along. Jim’s generosity made […]

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Historic walk around Lincoln's Tomb

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Travel is currently discouraged. Walking however is encouraged! So, I headed to nearby Oak Ridge Cemetery and went for a historic walk around Lincoln’s Tomb! Enjoy this visual trip around Lincoln’s Tomb! This State Historic Site is the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln. His wife Mary, and three of their four sons: Edward, William, […]

Fayetteville NC Out of the Box!

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Fayetteville NC was an out of the box experience! I left last Monday for fun and frolic in Fayettville N.C. When I left for this hosted road trip things were pretty good. While it may be a bit before you head out to this wonderful city, read about all the wonderful things that are waiting […]

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