Were there ghosts?! Visiting the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum

Were there ghosts?! Visiting the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum

Some say it’s haunted – it’s ranked the second most haunted place in Virginia! – but we did not see any ghosts or spirits when we stopped to see the Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum. Maybe because it was a sunny, summer day. Or maybe there were ghosts and we just didn’t see them……

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Windmill Love

Windmill Love

I don’t know what it is about windmills, but whenever I see one of the old classic designs out on the prairie, I just want to stop and take a picture.     There are a few windmill museums in the world and I’ve been lucky enough to visit one.  So many windmills!  Who knew…

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Museum of Appalachia

Museum of Appalachia

Even in this modern age of technology, with information galore readily available at our fingertips, it is not always possible to get a sense of a place before you see it in person.  My Big Trip planning process involves varying amounts of research into potential waypoints each year.  Some places are more well-known or have…

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Montpelier

Montpelier

Virginia has been home to 8 American presidents.  I’ve been to George Washington’s estate (Mt. Vernon) a few times, visited Monticello a few years ago, stopped by Woodrow Wilson’s Presidential Library (and birthplace home) last summer, and finally checked James Madison’s home, Montpelier, off my list this summer.   Who was James Madison? James Madison…

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Big Trip 14

Big Trip 14

Another summer, another Big Trip…  Here’s a brief rundown of where we went this year and a return of the daily videos. (Don’t worry – each video is less than a minute long!) Day 1 We didn’t even leave the state of Virginia on Day 1.  The beauty of a shorter distance to cover in…

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