Aboard the Battleship North Carolina

Where: Wilmington, North Carolina Trip Date: 10/6/17 For the last few months I have been slowly scouting new places to live. At the same time it has been a good chance to explore some historic locations a little farther from home. My most recent location was Wilmington, North Carolina, and while there I decided [...]

By | 2017-11-10T00:09:04+00:00 November 10th, 2017|History, North Carolina|3 Comments

Tallest to Smallest: Lighthouses of Tybee Island, Georgia

Where: Tybee Island, Georgia Trip Date: 8/25/17 Ok, I promised “fewer” lighthouses after Michigan, not “no” lighthouses. I was in Savannah this past weekend visiting some friends and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to start documenting some of the lighthouses a little closer to me in the southeast. Tybee Island Lighthouse About half [...]

By | 2017-09-08T16:59:49+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Georgia, History|1 Comment

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