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Central Pennsylvania’s Civil War Trails

January 9, 2011

Just as Pennsylvania played a definitive role in the founding of our nation so too would it prove pivotal in the War Between the States. When the Civil War began both sides believed that it would last only a few months and the country would then return to a new “normal.”

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Living With the President

January 3, 2011

The American Revolution unofficially ended in 1781 when Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown. It officially ended when George III declared a Proclamation of Cessation of Hostilities in February of 1783 and then signed the Treaty of Paris seven months later…

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Mellow out in Miami

December 23, 2010

Miami is like a comfortable old friend with a new attitude. You have to see it to believe it. Several non-stop flights leave from Philadelphia daily. You can leave in the morning and sip mojitos by the bay in the afternoon.

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Meet Mobile

December 19, 2010

Mobile, situated on the Gulf of Mexico where the Mobile River and Mobile Bay meet, after 1200-years, continues to be a destination for the traveler in search of a stimulating and eclectic vacation.

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History’s Crossroad: Corinth, Mississippi

December 5, 2010

It offers much more than Civil War history but no matter whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, shopping in the eclectic stores in the downtown area or dining in some of the areas truly special eateries, you should start with a trip to the Corinth Tourism Office.

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The Real OC

November 28, 2010

Orange County, California is ideally situated south of LA, north of San Diego and on the shore of the Pacific Ocean and boasts a near perfect Mediterranean climate. It was “discovered” thousands of years ago by people who migrated across the Bering Strait and then south into what is now California.

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Tennessee’s Singular Cities (Part Two)

November 21, 2010

Tennessee was the last state to secede from the Union and the first to rejoin, the first southern state to abolish slavery and the first, in 1881, to legislate Jim Crow. The state’s history is unique and it is filled with singular sites that bring that history to life.

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Tennessee’s Singular Cities (Part One)

November 15, 2010

Not only is each of the state’s divisions very distinctive but also visitors will find that each city is singular and the sites and attractions are unique. Tennessee has developed a series of tours that emphasize sites according to traveler’s interests.

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