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?
Rhyolite in Nevada is quite different from what you picture a scene of a typical western-theme ghost town. Only 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas near the eastern edge of Death Valley National Park, this western ghost town begs to be explored and its’ marveled history learned.
In the first three weeks in May 2016, we anchored down at USNWS (U.S. Naval Weapons Station) Cheatham Annex near Williamsburg, Virginia. This liberty port was two-fold. First, for visiting friends, family and shipmates; some even 250 miles away. Second, to learn a bit of our Nation’s history at Appomattox Court House.
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