Tag Archive | history

My Walk Through History

I was doing some thinking this weekend about all the historic places and events I’ve witnessed and devised a chart to cover some of them. Advertisements

Maryland Day!

Maryland Day!

I make no apology for wearing my Maryland pride on my sleeve. Our flag is the prettiest state flag, after all. I point out that we my live somewhere else but we’re from Maryland, that our state is progressive but is still tied to its farming roots. We might even point out that the pilgrims of Mayflower […]

Harpers Ferry: A Quick Note on the Fire

Harpers Ferry: A Quick Note on the Fire

A fire that began in the early hours of July 23 in the historic town of Harpers Ferry destroyed several business and irreplaceable history. The two large buildings made of timber and stone that were gutted by the fire had stood for 200 years. I arrived on the scene at 6:30 a.m. and the fire […]

Witnessing American History at the Supreme Court

Witnessing American History at the Supreme Court

Here at No Kids, Will Travel we typically focus on far-flung places, but this week we can’t help but celebrate an historic moment right here at home. Back to far-flung next week! I have seen a lot of history during my career as a photojournalist. Some of it on the national stage, like inaugurations of U.S. […]

Stonehenge, Then and Now

Stonehenge, Then and Now

Stonehenge has changed a lot over the years, but what’s important remains the same. The first time I visited the most famous stacked stones in the world was almost 20 years ago. We just hopped in the car and drove toward Salisbury from London and followed a set of road signs. I remember rolling down […]

A Revolutionary 4th

The 4th of July, (a big holiday for us Americans), was on Friday and had me thinking about a trip down a revolutionary road of American history. So, let’s start off by journeying 22 miles outside of Boston, MA to Minute Man National Park, the home of the first battles of the American Revolution against British rule. […]