18 Apr Historic Nauvoo, Illinois

Historic Nauvoo is an amazing place to visit. Last spring was our family's first time exploring this charming little pioneer city. I wasn't sure what to expect. We are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (you can find out more...

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Abraham Lincoln Memorial at Gettysburg

09 Jan Gettysburg and Hershey, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg We were so glad for the chance to stop in Gettysburg! It was humbling to walk these sacred grounds at the Soldier's National Cemetery (Gettysburg National Cemetery). This is the final resting place of the Union soldiers who died at Gettysburg and where President Abraham Lincoln...

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vermnt covered bridges

03 Jan Woodstock, Vermont

We hadn't planned to a stop in Woodstock, but I (Emily) completely feel head over heels for Vermont, so Jeff knew I would just love Woodstock. And I did!! The drive to Woodstock from Sharon was GORGEOUS. I know that is a word I've used a lot...

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12 Oct Ryman Auditorium

      The auditorium opened as the Union Gospel Tabernacle in 1892. Its construction was spearheaded by Thomas Ryman (1843–1904), a Nashville businessman who owned several saloons and a fleet of riverboats. Ryman conceived of the auditorium as a tabernacle for the influential revivalist Samuel Porter Jones.[3]...

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