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New England Road Trip - Charlestown, MA and the Boston Navy Yard

This is the first posting of a week-long road trip to New England

Back in September, our youngest left for college and finally, my wife and I had achieved the elusive “empty nest”.   1,133 more words


A Piece of American History

I strolled around Charlestown, Massachusetts last Sunday. It’s a historic town of only one square mile directly north of downtown Boston. Most notably, it’s where the the USS… 148 more words

Just For Fun

USS Constitution To Be Dry Docked For Renovations

BOSTON (CBS) – The USS Constitution, the nation’s oldest commissioned Navy warship, will be undergoing significant restorations starting Monday.

A dry dock at Charlestown Navy Yard, where the ship is housed, will be flooded Sunday morning at 8. 119 more words


USS Constitution To Be Dry Docked For Major Restoration

CHARLESTOWN (CBS) — The nation’s oldest commissioned Navy warship is getting a facelift.

The U.S.S. Constitution, which is housed at the Charlestown Navy Yard, will be dry docked on May 18 to undergo major restorations. 90 more words


The Greatest Naval Battles of All Time

I consider myself to be a naval historian, which means I prefer the smell of the ocean over a spring or summer morning in the midwest.   831 more words