Civil War

Gunpowder expertise equips battlefield chief to blast off

November 3, 2009, 8:13 am
As a little girl, Cathy Beeler loved playing with cap guns."I even got busted by my mom for sneaking one into a little pink purse and taking it to church when I was about 4 years old," Beeler said. "My father condoned it all until I was about 9 or 10, when ...

Exploring 'Gettysburg of the West'

October 6, 2009, 10:03 am
The plan was to march up the Rio Grande, capture the city of Santa Fe and seize the thousands of rifles, dozens of cannons and other supplies at Fort Union for a campaign that would expand the Confederacy's borders all the way to the California Coast.But Union soldiers stood ...

What is there to do in shenandoah national park
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Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, Civil War, Leaf Peeping, Wildlife Watching, Historic Sites, RVing
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There are many great things to do in Shenandoah, some of which are seasonal.  If you only have a day, Skyline Drive is one of the best drives I have ever taken in this entire country.  Otherwise, check our sights to see page, and on the left there are categories for you to choose from that are more specific.  

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From Illinois will visit Acadia in June (with son family from Massachusetts). What should we be sure to do. We love nature and outdoors.
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Some of our favorite things to do in Acadia are exploring the historic Carriage Roads and enjoying tasty popovers at Jordan Pond House.

Also check out the recommendations on our Sights to See and Things to Do pages. Our Only ad Day and Just for Kids sections will also have some good tips!

Lastly, check out this list of 22 fun things to do with kids!

We hope you have a great trip! Be sure to come back and let us know how it goes!
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