military history

Hershel 'Woody' Williams Medal of Honor Speaks

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December 3, 2019 Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams was in conversation with Dr. Mark DePue, Director of Oral History at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library . The conversation took place at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Woody Williams is an amazing man, he is the sole remaining World War II Medal of Honor recipient from […]

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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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Perry'sVictory and International peace memorial

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When was the last time you found a vacation spot by watching pictures on Twitter? Katrina Reed of Miller Boat Line Ferry posted lovely photos of Put-in-Bay island. The photos were so magical they made me want to visit! When Jill Bauer of Lake Erie Shores & Islands offered to host Sara Broers of Travel […]

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Ten Marblehead Lighthouse Facts!

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I love to visit lighthouses so I have compiled ten great Marblehead Lighthouse facts! This was one of the loveliest lighthouses I’ve seen. Stopping by on a hosted trip from Lake Erie Shores & Islands, with Sara Broers of Travel with Sara, we arrived just in time for the last tour of the day. During […]

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