Ulysses is a Funny Name

What do I know about Ulysses S. Grant?  Ulysses S. Grant was the General who led the Union to victory in the American Civil War.  Ulysses S. 395 more words

Saugus Iron Works NHS

One National Historic Site near Boston is the Saugus Iron Works NHS. It is the “birthplace of the iron and steel industry in Colonial America.” It produced iron products from 1646 to approximately 1670! 105 more words

National Parks

A Spot Of Tea With Your Fill Up?

On our trip to Yakima, it wasn’t all beer and searching for wine. We also had a chance to finally visit a piece of Americana that I have been wanting to see for years. 537 more words


Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site – Hyde Park, NY

* This mansion boasted having electricity before all other homes in the town.

* With its prime location, the estate has majestic views of the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains. 48 more words


On the Road Again

We headed out of Springfield with St. Louis in our sights. Rather than jumping on the highway to get there as quickly as possible, we decided to take the more rambling drive through… 435 more words

On The Road

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

I went to school in Poughkeepsie, New York at Marist College.  While I was there, I never went to the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site in Hyde Park.   91 more words

United States

Abraham Lincoln: Before the White House

The list of things that most Americans can agree on is likely pretty short. On that list would surely be the fact that Abraham Lincoln… 1,300 more words

On The Road