Eclipse Day on the Cleveland Square

Where: Cleveland, Georgia Trip Date: 8/21/17 As anyone who may have glanced up at the sky on Monday will realize, we recently witnessed a spectacular solar eclipse. Fortuitously, the path of totality passed right through my little corner of North Georgia. Well, I had planned to spend the day at Tallulah Gorge State Park [...]

By | 2017-08-25T10:58:37+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Event, Georgia, History|5 Comments

Unearthing History: The Nacoochee Mound

Where: Sautee-Nacoochee, Georgia Trip Date: The first eighteen years of my life. After the last several weeks of exploring exotic locations in Michigan I decided I would keep this week’s traveling simple. So I traveled right outside my back door. Just outside of Helen in the Nacoochee Valley—only a few miles from where I [...]

By | 2017-08-18T00:30:45+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Georgia, History|5 Comments

Michigan Part 2: On the Road to Traverse City

Where: Frankfort, Sleeping Bear Dunes, and Traverse City, Michigan Trip Date: 6/18-6/20/17 We are (were) approximately here. The Michigan adventure continues. Last week’s post covered the first few stops along Lake Michigan. If you’d like to catch up you can find the article HERE. Frankfort North Breakwater Light After departing Manistee [...]

By | 2017-06-30T00:26:47+00:00 June 30th, 2017|History, Michigan, Travel|2 Comments

Michigan Part 1: A Lighthouse and Historic Ship Tour of Ludington and Manistee

Where: Ludington and Manistee, Michigan Trip Date: 6/15-6/17/17 The road trip so far. Ludington North Breakwater Lighthouse We finally made it to Michigan! And of course the first thing I did was find the nearest lighthouse. In Ludington, on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan, that wasn’t difficult. Ludington North Breakwater Lighthouse [...]

By | 2017-06-22T21:50:45+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|History, Michigan, Travel|0 Comments