Gadsby’s Tavern (Alexandria)

It's not every day that you get to have dinner at a place that has been in business since 1770. The chance to go back in time and dine just like former prominent customers John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, James Madison, and the Marquis de Lafayette to name just a few was simply irresistible to me and my crew. We were a little skeptical going to a place that trades on it's historic significance so our … [Read more...]

Betsy Ross House (Philadelphia)

This quick self-guided tour of our nations first flag maker was interesting for a couple of reasons. I loved exploring the original home, it's architecture and imagining was life was like for those who lived in it. With steep staircases and low ceilings it's certainly a far cry from the homes we live in today. It was also fun to learn more about the life of Betsy, apparently she was widow who made money as an … [Read more...]