A Walk Along the Water

It was early morning in Courtenay on Vancouver Island and a fellow travel writer Tracy  from Washington had the same desire that I did...

Duke Homestead, tobacco history

  A stop at the Duke Homestead offered a fascinating look into both the Civil War time period and tobacco history.  It was Washington...

Bennett Place the last surrender of the Civil War

Outside Durham, North Carolina is a farm where a unique event took place.  On April 17, 1865 General Joseph Eggleston Johnston and Major General...

Art in Kinston, it is gawk worthy!

Along with the Civil War history and great dining options, another reason to visit Kinston, North Carolina is the art.  It is everywhere, and...

Learn about the courtship on the Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary Walking Tour

While you may know a lot about Abraham Lincoln, Jenifer Brownell, site interpreter for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum (ALPM) said that Mary is...