Category Archives: Military

MD: Surratt House Museum for Christmas Past and Present

Clinton, MD Exit 7A: As you enter the side door of the Surratt House Museum you are walking in the path of John Wilkes Booth the night he killed President Lincoln, since he came here to retrieve a rifle, field glasses … Continue reading

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FL: Exhibit at Flagler Museum Celebrating the Brave Aviator Daredevils of World War I

Palm Beach, FL Exit 70: Presented by Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, the first museum exhibit devoted to the image of the World War I pilot-hero, Knights of the Air honors the daredevil pilots who risked everything for the cause at … Continue reading

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GA: Checkout Beautiful St Marys Waterfront through a Type-8 Periscope

St. Marys, GA Exit 3: – Imagine an attic full of personal memorabilia of many submariners, and you get the feel of this homey museum. The St. Marys Submarine Museum gives visitors a real feel for life aboard a submarine. … Continue reading

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NC: The British are Coming to Historic Halifax

Halifax, NC Exit 168 to route 903 S: The British are taking over Halifax! The town will be under control of invading Cornwalis’ troops. Participate as a towns person in Halifax Revolutionary War Days: The British Occupation of Halifax. Keep your paperwork … Continue reading

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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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