Bedford, Virginia, nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, is an outdoorsman’s paradise! But it’s scenic Blue Ridge Mountains treasures aren’t the only reason to visit. Bedford also has an incredibly deep-rooted military history that will make your your heart beat red, white and blue!
What better place to celebrate America’s 4th of July birthday than one of the most patriotic destinations; our cities or towns. From America’s National Battlefields and Memorials, parades and parties, we’ll help show some of the best patriotic destinations to show your patriotic spirit and let freedom ring! So, bring out the sparklers! Let’s get this party started!
If you paid attention to history classes, you’d know that the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock on a cold Thanksgiving wasn’t the first to land in America. So that whole Plymouth Rock theory…yea…well. But don’t take our word for it, dust off the American History books and see for yourself. For those who don’t believe it, we’re here to set the record straight.
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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