Pearl Harbor (Hawaii)

https://www.nps.gov/valr/index.htm While visiting Oahu, a visit to the important Pearl Harbor National Memorial is a must do.  Everyone should visit this site at least once to see where so many lost their lives for freedom.  Much like a visit to Normandy, this site is inspiring and heart-breaking at the same time.  Unlike Normandy, however, these … Continue reading Pearl Harbor (Hawaii)

Virginia Museum of History and Culture (Richmond)

https://www.virginiahistory.org As a resident of central Virginia, on the third Wednesday of the month, I will be posting historical sites to see in this region, which is rich in history and contains everything from the earliest American history at Jamestown to Civil War battlefields.  To begin this series, I have to start with the Richmond-based … Continue reading Virginia Museum of History and Culture (Richmond)

Musée de l’Armée Invalides (Paris)

http://www.musee-armee.fr/en/english-version.html This museum is a huge repository of all things military.  The galleries of most interest to children are the World War I and World War II galleries so after gaining entry, go up the staircase just across from the gift shop to go directly to these rooms.   The museum does a good job … Continue reading Musée de l’Armée Invalides (Paris)