George Washington, America’s First Spymaster


Today is President’s Day.  George Washington’s Birthday is February 22nd, but since 1971 the federal holiday was uprooted from the fixed date and transplanted to the third Monday in February.  Sadly, most Americans think of George Washington’s Birthday as a sales bit on car commercials and without much thought about the Patriot that led America […]

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 […]