Rhyolite Nevada is quite different from what you picture as a typical western-theme ghost town. Only 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas near Death Valley National Park, Rhyolite National Historic Townsite begs you to come explore its’ crumbled ruins. You’ll learn about it’s short-lived history and why it’s one of the most peculiar desert ghost towns in America.
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If you enjoy exploring Civil War battlefields and military landmarks, you need to make it a point to visit Andersonville National Historic Site in Georgia. Because Andersonville is one of those places where words don’t come easy and thoughts turn to sadness and anger. This Godforsaken place continues to haunt as you walk lightly upon the hallowed grounds where so many perished horrifically and unnecessarily. How could our Country allow such an atrocity to happen?
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In the spring of 2017, we need a little relaxation for a few days so we stayed at U.S. Corps of Engineers Willow Beach Campground
. While there, we found and explored Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park.
Registered as a National Historic Landmark, Toltec Mounds is located at the Terry Lock and Dam in Willow Beach, not far from Little Rock.
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