On the outskirts of Newport, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio is a small-town named Wilder that has a population of around 3,000 people. Wilder, KY is a small unassuming town that has quite an interesting history and it seems ready to tell it to anyone willing to open up and listen. The surrounding areas were once
On the northeast coast of Florida is an enchanting historic city that is the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited settlement – St. Augustine. With its narrow cobblestone streets lined with buildings in a mix of architectural styles, sunshine and warm weather, beautiful beaches, and an incredible variety of unique places to eat and drink, St. Augustine
A major thoroughfare on the Atlantic Coast, the Delaware River is both beautiful and tumultuous at times. Throughout history many towns and communities have sprung up along the river and thrived because of the many benefits it offers. One of these communities, a picturesque small town called Fieldsboro in New Jersey, with a population of
It started out as a magical evening – a starry December night that had just a slight chill in the air, beautiful historical homes dressed in their best Christmas attire, sparkling colored lights shining everywhere. Driving into this adorable little town you can’t help but be swept up in the feel of it – the
Here in New Jersey, the December days can be unpredictable – sometimes sunny and decent and other times cold, gray and miserable. Either way, the days are short and the nights long. That’s why we love to get out, take a drive and visit historic, haunted locations. Weekends like this past Saturday are my favorite.
We decided to visit this gastro pub in Philly for dinner one night. Although it has a great name – Devil’s Den (#Gettysburg) – we really went for the “Confit Duck Fries” my husband loves. Unlike our normal jaunts, we didn’t find this pub because it was haunted or historic (although most of Philly is
Weston is a remote, historic town in West Virginia – home to America’s largest, and the world’s 2nd largest, hand-cut stone masonry building, second only to The Kremlin. Formerly known as Weston State Hospital, this building has a disturbing history dating back to the 1860’s and is now known as Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. See
Along the historic Lincoln Highway in Bedford, PA, there is an iconic fieldstone tavern that has been providing hospitality, spirits, food, and lodging since the 1760’s – the Jean Bonnet Tavern (also known as Old Fork’s Inn and Bonnet’s Tavern). Check it out here: https://www.jeanbonnettavern.com/ Prior to opening as a tavern, the property was used by
Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum Weston, WV Lewis County, West Virginia is a sleepy little town of roughly 4,000 that has seen itself rise and fall since its incorporation in 1846. Weston, the county seat, is a picturesque little town that has two historic districts: Weston Downtown Historic District and the Weston Downtown Residential Historic District.
New Jersey has over 200 miles of coastline that provide unique ecological riches, miles of sandy beaches, popular boardwalks and busy coastal waterways used by many including residents, tourists, fisherman and nature lovers. NJ is also home to beautiful barrier islands that are surrounded by the ocean, bays, and marshes. Dotted throughout this coastline are