|Dinosaur Land -- Double Tollgate, Virginia|
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Sunday, January 23, 2011
In 1915, Robert Bruce, touring manager of AAA, drove along a dirt road marked with red, white and blue "National Old Trails Road" markers near Clarksburg, Maryland. He observed a large boulder recently "erected by Daughters of the American Revolution to mark the site of Dowden's Ordinary the second camp of Braddock in Maryland." In his small book with a long name, he remarked that "A portion of this old building is still standing, much dilapidated, after a hundred and sixty years."
Monday, January 17, 2011
As Jan and I were driving down the Shenandoah Valley Pike (Virginia Route 11), we stopped at this Virginia historical marker.
I remembered seeing it in the guidebook I left back in our Strasburg motel room. But...
|Historical marker, 2 miles south of Woodstock, Virginia|
Saturday, January 15, 2011
In Alexandria, at the corner of Pitt and King Streets, on the wall of the Monaco Hotel is a bronze plaque commemorating the site of the Marshall House hotel and the death of James W. Jackson.
What's this all about?