Back Road Trips: The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

Back Road Trips: The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

I realized that time has quickly slipped by and it’s been almost a year since the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. I wanted to see what the festival was all about for several years. 2015 was the year I was finally able to get there. Tickets were purchased, the hotel was reserved, leave was scheduled, […]

Monticello in Photos

Monticello in Photos

Monticello is an amazing estate. Saturated in history, there are many words to describe this piece of American history. I would rather show it in photos. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a US National Register of Historic Places Site, and a US National Historic Landmark, Monticello gives us a peek into the life of […]

Revolution at the House in the Horseshoe

Revolution at the House in the Horseshoe

Growing up in Pennsylvania there was certainly no shortage of historic Revolutionary War sites and old homes. Washington’s Crossing, Valley Forge, the Betsy Ross House, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, plus notable estates, to name a few. The area is rife with history. As a kid, my dad, history enthusiast extraordinaire, dragged my mom and […]