Category Archives: Travel

Stop Here! Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters

While I love the colonial and early American history found in Winchester, Virginia, I learned about this town through Civil War studies. The first time I remember reading about Winchester was in a children’s biography of “Stonewall” Jackson, and in … Continue reading

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Stop Here! Abram’s Delight – Historic Home Museum

Last week we talked about early colonial history sites to tour in Winchester, Virginia. You just might need to plan longer than a day to explore this wonderful town, located about 75 miles west of Washington D.C. in the pristine … Continue reading

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Stop Here! George Washington’s Office Museum

Located approximately seventy-five miles west Washington D.C. at the northern end of the Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Winchester offers rich history and well-preserved historic sites. Though Civil War or music history probably first comes to mind from Winchester’s past, George Washington … Continue reading

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Stop Here! Historic Places To Visit

Last year I made two trips to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley for research, and on one of those journeys my mom came with me. We’d be driving down a wonderful one and a half lane country road, and I’d call out, … Continue reading

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Tea With Sarah: Virginia Travels

It’s time for tea! This weekend I’m in Virginia and with the warm and thunderstormy weather, let’s make it sweet iced tea at this “party”… Since I’m in the Old Dominion for the second time this year, I thought it … Continue reading

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I’ll Make You A Promise…

1863 Blog Post tomorrow (Tuesday). And back to regular posting schedule after this! Promise. Word of honor. (We had a packed weekend and are flying home from the research trip today.) In the meantime, check-out my latest post on Emerging … Continue reading

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