Valley Forge


Certain historical places require a visit, so you will never forget them.  Valley Forge is one of them.  Just a short distance from Philadelphia, you can find one of the most notable aspects of the American Revolution.  The day we visited, it was during the winter and freezing.  Experiencing the site of the encampment of […]

Birthplace of the National Anthem: Fort McHenry


I have a whole new appreciation for our national anthem when I sing along at a baseball game since visiting Fort McHenry a year ago.  Not wanting to miss a history lesson opportunity, I took my son and his friend to Fort McHenry when we had visited Baltimore for an Oriole and Yankee game. When […]