Stephen Ingram was a veteran of the Second Seminole War who moved to this site in Texas in 1850. He died just eight years later, in 1858. Some of the graves are above ground and were built not long after the American Civil War era.Continue reading “Ingram Cemetery and Pioneer Cabin Ruins Homestead Site Van Zandt County, TX”
We visited this site in 2013. It was not far from the American Precision Museum and both could easily be seen in the same day. This was originally Elijah West’s Tavern where the Vermont Constitution was signed in 1777.Continue reading “The Old Constitution House Windsor, VT”
This was a unique museum to visit. We visited in 2013, and they had a machinist on site doing demonstrations of how some of the equipment worked. The original factory that was on this site was belt-driven by water wheel.Continue reading “American Precision Museum Windsor, VT”
This is a fort from the mid-1700’s that was used during the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War. We visited in 2013, and the fort was very nicely restored and the rooms were setup for the time periods or with exhibits.Continue reading “The Fort at Plantation No. 4 Charlestown, NH. (Old Fort No. 4)”
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”