Tag: History

Roger Williams National Memorial

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 1 hour We swung by Roger Williams National Memorial on our way from Salem, Mass heading to Connecticut.  Good lunch stop if you are here at that time.  Looked like this was a popular place to hang out at for…

Massachusetts

Another State line down.  This is #27 out of 50.  We took our Massachusetts photo at the rest stop coming into Mass leaving from New Hampshire on I-95 at exit 60. An employee actually saw us and came out to take the photo for…

Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 2 hours Accommodations: Salem Waterfront Hotel and Suites, Salem, MA After a fantastic day in Salem we woke up and got this day going at Saugus Iron Works.  When we arrived, we had a hard time finding anyone. Finally a…

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 2-3 hours (including a picnic lunch) Accommodations:  Leaving Stowe, Vermont, staying in Conway, New Hampshire.   It was lunch time by the time we arrived in New Hampshire. This park has a great little picnic area in the parking lot….

Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park

Visited: August 2018 Duration: 1-2 hours. Could have been longer but it was raining. Accommodations: Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, Vermont (highly recommend) It was a rainy day in Vermont. We traveled up the beautiful highway 100 stopping at The Vermont Country store for some…

Saratoga National Historical Park

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 2 hours Accommodations: Bennington, Vermont One of the most decisive victories in American and world history was won here at Saratoga. The Battles of Saratoga began in September of 1777, with British Gen. John Burgoyne leading his troops down the…

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historical Site

Visited: July 2018 Duration: 1-2 hours Accommodations: Niagara Falls, Canada (this was a stop off on the way) Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site was a quick stop off on our way to Niagara falls.  We got off to a late start and didn’t…

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