Civil War

It’s time to visit Harpers Ferry again

May 26, 2017

In 1785, Thomas Jefferson noted that “… the passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is one of the most stupendous scenes in nature.” His words ring just as true today in the place […]

Destinations

There’s always something new in Annapolis

May 3, 2017

The Colonists are said to have called it “the Venice of America,” and Annapolis retains much of the beauty and history that make it a great summer day trip or getaway. But, if you think […]

Culture

Fun reigns at the Virginia Renaissance Faire

May 1, 2017

Before there was Jamestown, there was Elizabeth’s England. When Elizabeth Tudor came to the throne in 1558, her country was nearly bankrupt after grinding years of war overseas and fiscal mismanagement at home. Unemployment was […]