Trenton’s World War II Memorial pays tribute to the greatest military victory for the United States. It was an effort in which every citizen contributed and had a stake in the outcome, both on the front lines and at home. The WWII Memorial unfolds around the overall theme of “Victory,” with three core ideas, whichContinue reading “World War II Memorial”
The New Jersey State House is located in Trenton and is the capitol building for the U.S. state of New Jersey. Built in 1790, it is the third-oldest state house in continuous legislative use in the United States; only the Maryland State Capitol in Annapolis and the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond are older. The building houses both chambers of the Legislature, as well as offices for theContinue reading “New Jersey State House”
I happen to find this historical gem while cruising along Lincoln Dr on a beautiful day. After a few three point parallel parking attempts, I made my way through the town, which is filled with exquisite greenery, winding rapids and trails. The Rittenhouse(Square) is adjoined to a neighborhood public park that is centered in theContinue reading “The Rittenhouse”
During the Colonial period, chapels of ease were constructed by rice and cotton planters as houses of worship because their plantations were located so far from the churches in Beaufort. This tabby walled church was constructed between 1742 and 1747 for the planters of St. Helena Island. The church was virtually abandoned when the planters evacuated theContinue reading “St. Helena Chapel of Ease”
“George Taylor was a Colonial ironmaster and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. Today, his former home, the George Taylor House in Catasauqua, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, is a National Historic Landmark owned by the Borough of Catasauqua.” Wikipedia The George Taylor house in Catasauqua, Lehigh County wasContinue reading “The George Taylor House”
It was an honor to walk up to the statue of the great late Harriet Tubman while visiting Pennsylvania. Her life was a profound portrayal of triumph, despite the atrocity of wounds she endured. “General Tubman” worked shoulder to shoulder with Colonel Montgomery as they led the “Combahee River Raid” just up the road aContinue reading “Harriet Tubman”
Historical Cotton Mills were buildings that housed spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton.