Civil War

Three Civil War cities in Coastal Virginia that saw action

October 15, 2016

Hampton, Newport News, and Norfolk are cities where the sacrifices of the American Civil War are remembered and honored. Tucked into the southeastern corner of Virginia, these now-thriving cities and surrounding waterways were once war-torn […]


Rejuvenate indoors and outdoors around Gettysburg

August 15, 2016

Seven score and 13 years ago, our forefathers hiked to Gettysburg for a monumental battle. Today’s visitors to Gettysburg don’t have to wage war, but they’ll be pleasantly surprised to learn that scenic Adams County […]

Civil War

A town’s destruction and rebirth is commemorated

June 2, 2016

Ghost whispers seem to float on the air in and around Franklin County’s historic Chambersburg, Pa. They linger on the steps of the town’s courthouse, around its clock tower, town square, and stone quarry, and […]

Civil War

Four May festivals liven up spring in the Eastern Panhandle

May 7, 2016

Festivals celebrating history, wine, music, and art await spring travelers to Martinsburg, W.Va., about 90 minutes from the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore areas. Martinsburg’s annual Heritage Day celebrations have been expanded to cover two Fridays […]