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Maryland’s Eastern Shore is one of our favorite destinations along the Trail. For those of you who have been there will know what a gem the beautiful towns and countryside can be.
Cruising down (or up) interstate 81 near the Virginia line? Get off the interstate and explore beautiful Hawkins, County. The rolling hills, byways, historic sites and Rogersville’s downtown won’t disappoint.
On May 23, 1862, Stonewall Jackson swept down from the Shenandoah Valley’s Massanutten Mountain into the shocked Federal garrison in Front Royal commanded by Col. John Reese Kenly. Jackson, with more than 3,000 men, overwhelmed Kenly, with about 1,000 men, … Continue reading
When is the last time you took a journey to South-Eastern Mainland Maryland? Start planning your trip today as you imagine what life could be like outside of quarantine. Amongst all of the rural beauty of Southeastern Maryland, we think … Continue reading
I’ve come to Rectortown, Virginia, looking for one end of the war, but I’ve unexpectedly found several. (The anniversary of one of them is today, April 21, as it happened.) Thick puffs of clouds that look like smoky cotton balls … Continue reading
There are few places more remote and yet worthwhile to visit than Southwest Virginia. Tucked into the corner of Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina is one of the most beautiful parts of the Country. Hikers, bikers (and cyclists), and music … Continue reading
Looking for a new destination for a weekend getaway? We think it’s time you visited Charleston, WV. On our recent visit to town we discovered more than enough to make us want to go back soon.
This spring our team spent a whirlwind weekend in Lynchburg in attendance of this years Virginia Association of Museums annual conference. Today, we wanted to share just a taste of what this beautiful town has to offer, and encourage you … Continue reading
Ryan Quint’s symposium talk on the battle of Dranesville is now available through C-Span. This topic is one of the reasons I wanted to make modern maps for each presentation. My day job occasionally has me working along the Leesburg … Continue reading
“A Good Time Was Had By All”–Scenes from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge
The Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge is now in the books. Wow, what a great time last weekend! On Monday morning, we’ll announce details about next year’s event, so stay tuned! In the meantime, take a … Continue reading