28 May
Antelope Canyon

Antelope Canyon

  • by ntershel

My family decided to go to Antelope Canyon because we had never seen anything like it before now. Antelope Canyon has an amazing history. It has been shaped for thousands of years and is continually being shaped today.

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26 Nov
Colonial Williamsburg Historic Trades

Colonial Williamsburg Historic Trades

  • by Garrett Tershel

Our second favorite thing to do was explore the historic trades and talk with the trades people.

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21 Nov
America’s Historic Triangle

America’s Historic Triangle

  • by desiertog

The Historic Triangle was my next required stopping place on our journey...

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19 Nov
Fort James Archaeological Dig

Fort James Archaeological Dig

  • by Garrett Tershel

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18 Nov
Jamestown Settlement, Historic Triangle

Jamestown Settlement, Historic Triangle

  • by Garrett Tershel

This was our second stop in the Historic Triangle (Yorktown, Jamestown, Williamsburg).  Earlier this week, on Veterans Day, we honored our fallen heroes by learning about the battle of Yorktown at the Yorktown Battlefield NPS.  Today we purchased a seven day pass to multiple museums in the Historic Triangle. The Jamestown Settlement is a living history museum run by the state of Virginia.

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11 Nov
Veterans Day Yorktown, VA, honoring our first veterans.

Veterans Day Yorktown, VA, honoring our first veterans.

  • by Garrett Tershel

It was great to bring the stories we had studied to life.

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08 Nov
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

  • by Garrett Tershel

A welcome elephant, everyone should have one.

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02 Nov
Finishing the Freedom Trail

Finishing the Freedom Trail

  • by Garrett Tershel

We missed the U.S.S. Constitution last time we were in Boston, it made me sad. But not this time.

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07 Oct
Coastal Maine

Coastal Maine

  • by desiertog

Lobster Rolls at Red's Eats, Driving the Coast, Shopping at the harbors, Enjoying Maine's Coast

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03 Oct
Lake George, NY and Prospect Mountain Hike

Lake George, NY and Prospect Mountain Hike

  • by Garrett Tershel

Lake George is a beautiful town and rich with history. We enjoyed walking around the lake and visiting Fort William Henry. At the visitor's center we heard about hiking Prospect Mountain. So we had some lunch and headed over.

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28 Sep
Niagara Power Company Visitor's Center

Niagara Power Company Visitor's Center

  • by Garrett Tershel

This was a great little place we found on a brochure.  The Niagara Power Company generates the largest amount of hydroelectric power in the country.  The damn has a visitors center and museum.  It is very well done.  I wasn't expecting much and was very surprised.  I was so busy playing with the exhibits I didn't take many pictures. Oh and it is FREE, yep!

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09 Oct
Boston, walking the Freedom Trail

Boston, walking the Freedom Trail

  • by Garrett Tershel

Boston, the heart of a revolution. When planning our trip, this was one of the important stops we wanted to make. Walking the freedom trail was an experience we wanted to allow our children to have in order to understand the importance of our country's independence.

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