Like the rest of the vast West, Williams was first home to many Native American Tribes for thousands of years. Later Spanish explorers would first see the Grand Canyon while searching for the Seven Cities of Cibola in the mid-1500s. One can only imagine their amazement when stumbling upon that massive canyon, after having Read More ...
In the Winter of 2008 we explored many ghost towns of New Mexico, and spent some time in the Silver City area. About 12 miles northeast of Glenwood, New Mexico is one of the Land of Enchantment’s premier ghost towns – Mogollon (pronounced “muggy-YOHN” by locals). Today, a ghost towner’s dream, filled with historic buildings of the once rich mining camp Read More ...
Newport, Rhode Island, located at the southern end of Aquidneck Island, sits at the entrance to Narragansett Bay. Within this seaside city is the Newport National Historic Landmark District which tells much history of this more than three-century-old city. The historic district was designated as National Historic Landmark in 1968 due to its extensive and well-preserved assortment of intact Read More ...
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Did you know that Memorial Day, recognized today as a national holiday to honor all Americans who have died while in military service, started as “Decoration Day”? Its origins can be traced back to as early as June of 1861 where a claim is made that Civil War soldiers graves were decorated in Warrenton, Virginia. Read more about the Evolution of National Cemeteries and the history of Memorial Day.
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If you love Route 66, enjoy coloring, and like to share with others, this book is for you! The Route 66 Postcard Coloring Book contains 20 postcards of various places along America’s Mother Road, each ready for your own artistic touch. Made in Missouri, U.S.A. For more information, visit Legends’ General Store.
Dave and Kathy during their visit to Tombstone,Arizona.
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