White Haven - U.S. Grant National Historic Site

Today was nasty/rainy and good for an outing to one of the local National Historic Sites close to home.  White Haven was purchased and owned by the parents of Julia Dent, who went on to marry Ulysses S. 209 more words


Sagamore Hill

Our favorite President is a native New Yorker and his home, Sagamore Hill, is right here on Long Island! Theodore Roosevelt, our 26th President, resided here from 1885 until his death in 1919. 1,914 more words


365 Canadian Sights | Day 48: Cape Spear

With a name like Cape Spear you might think this is a dramatic sight, but instead it’s one of the most serene and simple on this list. 308 more words

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John Muir NHS

Location: 4202 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez, California

Designation: National Historic Site

Date NPS designation declared: 8/31/1964

Date of my visit: Sept 2017

The John Muir NHS is must visit for fans of the National Park Service, since John Muir was considered the father of the NPS. 291 more words


365 Canadian Sights | Day 33: Barkerville

In a list filled with unique sights, this one is more unique than most (yes I know that’s technically impossible, but you understand what I’m saying). 585 more words

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Park Quest #7: Fort Wellington National Historic Site Prescott, Ontario

Victor, my crazy dog and travel buddy, loves stinky things. Yes, I’ve said it before, and it’s still true.

That’s why Victor loved Fort Wellington National Historic Site in Prescott, Ontario, Canada. 631 more words


365 Canadian Sights | Day 25: The Hartland Bridge

It may not be Madison County, but as far as covered bridges go, the longest is Canadian. Crossing the Saint John River in the town of Hartland, the Hartland Bridge has a span of 391 m, or nearly 1,300 ft. 372 more words

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