Cherry Valley is a tiny little village in Otsego County. The kids and I took a winter’s day drive to see the village again. We’ve been through a few times, as I used to live here and I wanted the kids to experience the thrilling “mountain switchback” roads I used to frequent as a young […]
Tag: "American Revolution"
We visited the beautiful city of Richmond, Virginia, a few years ago. We wanted to see St. John’s Episcopal Church and pay our respects to the amazing men and women who stirred up the flames of independence in the foundational years of our country. I haven’t written much about it because I snapped literally hundreds […]
When we first planned our trip, we intended to visit the West Point Military Academy. I’d heard that the tour was free, self-guided, and welcome to visitors. When I called to be sure, however, I was told that every visitor over the age of 16 needs a valid photo identification card to enter the premises. […]
As history buffs who greatly admire and study the lives and works of the fathers of our nation, we couldn’t visit New York City without a pilgrimage to Fraunces Tavern Museum on Pearl Street. The diminutive building is overshadowed by rising skyscrapers of modern times, testaments to the success of the nation as a bastion […]