6:25 PM / Sunday July 12, 2020


St. Paul, Minnesota:Last of the East, first of the West! (Part One)

August 8, 2012

St. Paul is a rich multicultural so destination filled with attractions, heritage and history that it can be experienced in a variety of ways. It is small enough to be considered one of America’s most livable cities but large enough to offer visitors first-class accommodations and dining opportunities.

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Virginia Beach, the First Resort

July 31, 2012

Virginia Beach is the East Coast’s premier, year round, family friendly resort. It’s a virtual cornucopia of history, sites, attractions, recreational activities, concerts, restaurants and affordable accommodations all enclosed by more than 29 miles of sandy beach, according to Guinness…

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Georgia, more than ‘Gone With the Wind’ (Part Two)

July 23, 2012

A wonderful place to begin the second leg of our trip through Georgia’s Historic Heartland and Magnolia Midlands is at Watermelon Creek Vineyards in Tattnall County. The Padgett family settled the land in 1820 and operated various businesses along with the farm and now

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Bound for Broadway

July 8, 2012

No trip to NYC is ever complete without taking in at least one theatrical presentation. The first Broadway show, “The Beggar’s Opera,” opened on December 3, 1750 and 261-years later theatergoers are still seeking outstanding performances.

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Philadelphia Art Safari

July 4, 2012

Philadelphia has a long history of both creating and supporting the arts and has also served as an exemplar for crafting and nurturing cutting edge arts programs from colonial times. The city, founded in 1682, is one of the earliest examples of a city designed on a rectilinear street grid…

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Beguiling Brandywine Valley

June 24, 2012

The Brandywine Valley is also known as “château country,” an apt reference to the numerous du Pont estates in the region. Several of these mansions, as well as gardens and museums, are world renowned for their beauty, architectural significance and permanent collections and visiting exhibitions.

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Mississippi Triad (Part Two)

June 17, 2012

Natchez is justifiably famous for its antebellum history and though it conjures a picture of the Old South it has other tales to tell. It is a port city situated on the Mississippi River, the southernmost big city on Highway 61, the Blues Trail.

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Mississippi Triad (Part One)

June 10, 2012

There is no better place to explore the history of the South, both pre and post Civil War, than the state of Mississippi. The state teems with historic sites and modern attractions that cast a light on both the origins of southern plantation culture and the path of new South.

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Delaware, “A Small Wonder” (Part Two)

June 3, 2012

Of Southern Delaware’s 10 beaches arguably the most famous is Rehoboth. The area was founded by Wilmington Methodists as a camp meeting site in 1837 and named after a well in Genesis 26:22. They purchased 400-acres and raised funds by selling tracts of land.

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