Category Archives: Military

NC: Visit the Home of the “Father of the Army Airborne”

Dunn, NC Exit 73: General William C. Lee Airborne Museum – This house was the home of the “Father of the Army Airborne”, so the museum charts his personal life as well as the growth of Army 101st and 82nd … Continue reading

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VA: Alexandria Celebrates George Washington’s Birthday

Alexandria, VA Exit 177: This city throws a birthday party every year for its famous first citizen, George Washington, who lived here most of his life (when he wasn’t off leading a war or being first president of United States). … Continue reading

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GA: National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Flies High

Pooler, GA Exit 102: National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force – Wow, right in the middle of their combat gallery you can watch volunteers restore the fuselage of a WWII B-17 bomber. It was unnerving to find out … Continue reading

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GA: Eli Whitney Slept Here

Savannah, GA Exit 109 South: Why not stay at a hotel that has embraces a piece of Southern history –   Inn at Mulberry Grove. Mulberry Grove was the name of the plantation where Eli Whitney arrived as a tutor … Continue reading

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MD: Try a Flight Simulator at World’s Oldest Continuously Operating Airport

College Park, MD Exit 23 to route 201: How appropriate to house an aviation museum at the oldest continuously operated airport in the world, The College Park Aviation Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. The first person to greet … Continue reading

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MD: Surratt House Hid Lincoln Conspiracy

Clinton, MD Exit 7A: If you are interested in Civil War History and conspiracy  theories then the Surratt House Museum is a must for you. Historic Surratt House has national significance due to its role in the dramatic events surrounding … Continue reading

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DE: Participate in a Paranormal Investigation at Fort Delaware State Park

Delaware City, DE  Exit 4A, down US 1: Join the Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for a three-hour adventure in paranormal investigation. Fort Delaware, the Union fortress dating back to 1859, once housed Confederate prisoners of war. Throughout … Continue reading

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ME: Pioneering Vehicles at Cole Land Transportation Museum

Exit 182: When Galen Cole was in WWII and survived a direct hit, he promised God to leave his community a better place. So in 1989, after 50 years of running Cole’s Express trucking, he opened Cole Land Transportation Museum … Continue reading

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FL: Witness an Actual Rocket Launch

Cape Canaveral, FL Exit 205: How often do you get the opportunity to see an actual Rocket Launch? Well here’s your chance to see two in the same day. Atlas V- NROL-61- Rocket Launch: A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 … Continue reading

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VA: An American Celebration at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, VA – Southbound Exit: 177A to Route 1 S, Northbound Exit 163: Spend an American celebration at a truly inspiration place. Mount Vernon salutes our first commander in chief with a dazzling display of made-for-daytime fireworks during its annual … Continue reading

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