Learn more about the elegant yet reserved Elizabeth Kortright Monroe in my new Booking It Through History: First Ladies post!
Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond)
Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia is the final resting spot for two US Presidents. Read my new review to plan a visit to this picturesque spot along the James River.
Booking It Through History: First Ladies – Dolley Madison
In this month's Booking It Through History: First Ladies post, I am detailing the life of the vivacious First Lady, Dolley Madison. Read all about her contributions to the role of First Lady that are still precedents today.
Booking It Through History: First Ladies – The Jefferson Ladies
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.
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.
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!
Booking It Through History: First Ladies – Martha Washington
It's the first month of my Booking It Through History: First Ladies project, and I'm doing a deep dive into Martha Washington. The original First Lady, Martha set the precedent for all of the first ladies to come. Read about her life, legacy, and how to walk in her footsteps in my blog post!
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.
Historical Sites near a Beach
Headed to the beach for your summer vacation? Be on the lookout for historical sites nearby. Check out my new list of my favorite beachside history!