Category Archives: Virginia

Mount Vernon

Moving south a little bit we booked a two-night stay at Pohick Bay Regional Park in Virginia. This allowed us to spend a day visiting George Washington’s Mount Vernon. It took us several hours to tour the home, the visitor … Continue reading

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Fort Monroe, Virginia

Our niece, Lyndsay, lives about an hour east of where we are so we went to meet her and her husband, Brett, for lunch in Hampton, Virginia, which was a half-way point. We enjoyed a good meal and conversation. Good … Continue reading

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Colonial Williamsburg

“That the future may learn from the past” Colonial Williamsburg is the restored 18th-century capital of Virginia during the Revolutionary War period.  It is an historical landmark as well as a living history museum. Many of the original buildings have been restored … Continue reading

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Historic Jamestown

Colonial National Historical Park In 1607, Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in America, 13 years before the Pilgrims arrived in Massachusetts. This is the actual location of the Old Towne and the 1607 James Fort and settlement on … Continue reading

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Great Falls Park

Great Falls, part of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park on the Potomac River is about 20 minutes west of where we are camped at Greenbelt Park, MD. Maryland is on the eastern side of the river and … Continue reading

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Jamestown and Yorktown

This morning we went to visit Jamestown National Historic Site, the location of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607. The first thing we see when we get there is the Tercentenary monument that was erected in 1907 … Continue reading

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Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is a living-history museum and the restored 18th-century capital of Virginia during the Revolutionary War period.  The historic area includes buildings dating from 1699 to 1780. Tour guides and shop owners wear period costumes and stay in character. Our … Continue reading

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