Central BBQ and the Lorraine Hotel

While traveling through Memphis this past few weeks we found a great slow cook BBQ joint, Central BBQ slow smoked Memphis style.  After parking...

Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument and the Whispering Wall

I’d learned about Elijah Lovejoy in history and about his support of the abolition movement years ago, but sometimes it takes seeing and remembering...

Fort Defiance defies history

There is always an interesting twist when it comes to history, but an ironic one surrounds Clarksville’s Fort Defiance. Built by 200 enslaved men...

Wilma Glodean Rudolph a Clarksville Legacy

A visit to the beautiful Custom House Museum in Clarksville, Tennessee brought me face to face with Wilma Glodean Rudolph.  This Olympic Gold medal...