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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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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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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20 Oct
Philadelphia, PA in 7 hours

Philadelphia, PA in 7 hours

  • by Garrett Tershel

It was the first city I wish we had more time to explore but we had three goals in Philadelphia, see Independence Hall, The Franklin Museum and leave with enough time to get to Washington, DC and continue driving south toward Auburn, AL. We accomplished all of those things, saw the Liberty Bell and the kids earned another Junior Ranger Badge.

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