Drive through Gettysburg Battlefield and learn a little history also

A drive-through Gettysburg Battlefield  is the best way to see the historic battlefield. We  have had Gettysburg on our bucket list since we left to travel full-time three years ago. It is Pennsylvania’s most visited destination. Gettysburg Battlefield We enjoyed our scenic self-guided driving tour through the 6000-acre battlefield. Being from the south we expected to see fortifications but instead, we saw open land with thousands and thousands of monuments. We learned more than we bargained Continue reading

Civil War History at Fort Pulaski

I love getting outside and exploring historical sites around town, and one of my favorite is learning about Civil War history at Fort Pulaski.  This fort was used during the 19th Century as a defense against overseas enemies. This fort didn’t see much fighting, and most days the men played baseball and hung out waiting for something to happen. I thought it would be fun this time to explore Cocksure Island, Parade grounds, trails, and what is Continue reading