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Tag: Historical Location

Touring The Winchester Mystery House

Billed as 'an extravagant maze of Victorian craftsmanship - marvelous, baffling, eerily eccentric, and undeniably, haunted' the Winchester Mystery House is the former home of Winchester Rifle heiress Sarah Winchester. In 1884 the home was...
San Fernando Cathedral - San Antonio, Texas

Visiting The San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio

One of my travel obsessions is visiting historical sites.  Mansions, museums, ruins and churches.  I love it.  While in San Antonio last Spring the San Fernando Cathedral was high on my list as I...

Exploring Savannah Georgia

While staying in Hilton Head at the end of the Summer we decided to do a day trip to Savannah, Georgia.  A city that has been on my bucket list for a very long...

Step Back in Time at Greenfield Village

While in the Detroit area a couple weeks ago for a quick vacation our family visited the Ford Campus, which incorporates 5 attractions including The Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the IMAX Theater, Henry...

Experience Life in the 1800s At Black Creek Pioneer Village

I love historic sites, but often when I'm trying to teach my boys about how far we've come in the last couple centuries it's hard for them to imagine.  Heck, they can't even grasp...
Doon Heritage Village - Peter Martin Farm

Travel Back 100 years at The Doon Heritage Village

While looking for something to do with the kids last Summer I stumbled upon the Waterloo Region Museum and Doon Heritage Village.  A sprawling 'town', just at the edge of our city, this attraction...

The Cathedral Church Of Saint John the Divine, New York City

Beautiful churches are my kryptonite. There is something about their incredible details, that just stops my heart.  In fact, when I am visiting a city and I will always choose a primeval cathedral over a...

Going Back Two Centuries At George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Built in 1735, George Washington's Mount Vernon is an incredible estate.  What started out as a modest home was transformed over fifty years into an impressive 21 room mansion that was owned by the...

Castle On The River ~ Old Fort Niagara

What started as a trip to see the Tall Ships, has turned into a Summer of learning about the War of 1812 and visiting some of the famous sites in and around our area. ...

Going Back in Time at Dundurn Castle in Hamilton

This Summer I have enjoyed touring the province learning more about our history and heritage.  There are so many interesting historical sites that have been preserved and restored to their former grandeur. We have spent...

Learning About the War of 1812 at Old Fort Erie

As luck would have it we have been learning quite a bit about history this Summer. From the Canadian Warplane Museum to the tall ships, the theme has definitely been how we defended our...

Strolling Down The River Walk in San Antonio

If you visit San Antonio the one attraction you will more than likely visit is the famous River Walk(Paseo del Rio). This historic trail is not only beautiful but it features some of San...