Learn about a trailblazing figure in Richmond, Virginia in today's review of the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site. Her life is inspiring to all!
Richmond, Virginia has its own Downton Abbey-like mansion set in a family-friendly park. Maymont is a wonderful place to learn about history while enjoying the outdoors. Read my new review today to plan your visit to this historical site/zoo/aquarium/park!
When driving along I-95 to Washington, DC, you can't miss the striking spire of the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Read my new review today to learn about one of my children's favorite museums!
A place to help your children understand the sacrifices of our men and women in uniform is the Virginia War Memorial. With its recent renovation and expansion, this is the perfect time to plan a visit.
A must-do road trip for every family is Virginia. From the earliest English settlers to recent Civil Rights events, Virginia truly is for history lovers!
The Moton Museum in Farmville, Virginia is known as the birthplace of the student civil rights movement. This Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the student-led walkout, which ultimately helped integrate schools in America. Read my new review of the museum and plan your visit!
This week marks the 156th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. Pamplin Historical Park near Petersburg, Virginia is a great historical site to visit to learn more about the final days of the war. Read my new review today!
Sometimes historical ruins are the perfect places to absorb history while letting your kids run in nature. Read my new review of Historic Polegreen Church and learn more about this atmospheric place perfect for a springtime picnic.
Did you know there is a 16th century English Tudor mansion in Richmond, Virginia even though the English colony of Jamestown wasn’t founded until the 17th century? Agecroft Hall and Gardens in Richmond’s West End is a beautiful example of preserving and protecting history and makes a fun outing for families to learn more about Tudor history. Plan your visit today!
Looking for a small town with lots of history and activities for spring break? Check out Farmville, Virginia!