There is no shortage of things to see and do in the Washington, DC, area. It’s a bustling city filled with monuments, galleries and museums that are truly fantastic. But, if you travel just a bit beyond “the Beltway,” you … read more
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What would you think are the most important rooms in U.S. history? The Oval Office? Independence Hall in Philadelphia? How about a quiet private library on a Virginia plantation? read more
Driving through the beautiful Virginia countryside, you cannot escape history. But we were house hunting, on a quest to meet the Founding Fathers by visiting their official homes. This day: James Monroe, President #5, Revolutionary War fighter, Monroe Doctrine writer, … read more
Hey, do you have a nickel? That is, an American nickel? There’s Thomas Jefferson on one side, and his mountaintop estate Monticello on the other. Some of us have seen it all of our lives and know the building almost … read more