Thomas Jefferson, our third president, was a widower so his daughter filled in as acting First Lady during his presidency. Learn more about her and her mother - both named Martha! - in my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post.
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James Monroe Museum (Virginia)
Visit the James Monroe Museum to see amazing artifacts from our fifth president and his extraordinary life! Located in the quaint town of Fredericksburg, VA, it makes a great stop on the way to Washington, DC.
The British Museum (London)
One of the largest museum in the world is The British Museum. It can be kid-friendly with the right plan. Read my new review about seeing the Rosetta Stone and all of the amazing artifacts there.
Booking It Through History: First Ladies – Abigail Adams
Learn all about our nation's second First Lady - and the first to live in the White House. Abigail Adams was a woman ahead of her time. Read about her life, legacy, and how to walk in her footsteps in my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post!
Virginia Black History
February is Black History Month, which is a great time to visit these favorite historical spots in Virginia. With over four hundred years of history, there are many important sites in the Commonwealth!
In this month of love, there’s no better historical site to cover than the home of William Shakespeare, author of the romantic tale of Romeo and Juliet and more. From his birthplace to the site of his final home, Stratford-upon-Avon is a great addition to any England itinerary!
Civil Rights Road Trip
As we enter Black History Month, check out my new itinerary to see important sites from Civil Rights history.
Historic Holiday Homes
One of the best ways to celebrate the holiday season is to tour a historic home to learn about traditions from the past. Read my new review about my favorite historic home holiday tours!
Fredericksburg National Military Park (Virginia)
This week marks the 160th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg. Learn more about the battle and the quaint town of Fredericksburg in my review!
English Homes in America
Did you know there are two English manor homes from the 16th century in Richmond, Virginia? Read my new review to learn how to visit these atmospheric and historic homes.