This site commemorates the Battle of Bennington in 1777. When we visited in 2010, the monument was open to visitors to go to the top.Continue reading “American Revolutionary War: Battle of Bennington, August 16, 1777 – Memorial Monument – Bennington, VT”
Visiting Gettysburg was a sobering experience. It is a huge site. So I would plan on at least a day to see everything. There are many monuments throughout the site. They offered guided tours or a CD to play for a self tour when we visited in 2010.Continue reading “American Civil War – Gettysburg Battlefield, PA”
The buildings at this site are well preserved and setup to give the visitor an idea of how this location would have looked like during the American Revolutionary War. It has signs on site giving more info about this location. The Guliford Courthouse museum is close by, which has some exhibits related to this battle.Continue reading “American Revolutionary War: Battle of Guliford Courthouse, March 15, 1781: Tannenbaum Historic Park – Greensboro, NC”
Ft Pulaski was a Union Civil War fort built on Cockspur Island in Savannah, Georgia. We had the opportunity to visit it in 2018. It was a foggy, cold, damp morning the day of our visit, and the bridge to the island was under construction.Continue reading “American Civil War Fort: Ft. Pulaski on Cockspur Island – Savannah, GA”
This was a cool place to visit if you are in the area. We visited there in 2013. They have a small museum with really nice models of the buildings.Continue reading “Ticonderoga Heritage Museum & Visitor Center Ticonderoga, NY”
This was a stop on our trip to Vermont in 2013. This site is run by the State of Vermont and is an important Revolutionary War site. It has a museum and several trails through the site.
They had an exhibit center that featured a speaking statue, which is pretty unique.Continue reading “Mount Independence Revolutionary War Site – Orwell, VT”
On our trip to Vermont in 2013, we had the opportunity to visit Ft. Ticonderoga.
This fort was a fantastic location to visit. The fort was originally built in the 18th Century by the French and was originally named Fort Carillon.Continue reading “Fort Ticonderoga/Fort Carillon Ticonderoga, NY”