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Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site – Hyde Park, NY

* This mansion boasted having electricity before all other homes in the town.

* With its prime location, the estate has majestic views of the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains. 48 more words


On the Road Again

We headed out of Springfield with St. Louis in our sights. Rather than jumping on the highway to get there as quickly as possible, we decided to take the more rambling drive through… 435 more words

On The Road

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

I went to school in Poughkeepsie, New York at Marist College.  While I was there, I never went to the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site in Hyde Park.   91 more words

United States

Abraham Lincoln: Before the White House

The list of things that most Americans can agree on is likely pretty short. On that list would surely be the fact that Abraham Lincoln… 1,300 more words

On The Road

Memento Monday: Keep Calm

I saw this display at the Franklin Roosevelt National Historic Site Gift Shop in New York.

What good words to keep in mind in this highly stressful world we live in. 19 more words


National Parks Free Entrance On January 19, 2015

Press Release National Park Service

Free Entrance to all National Parks on January 19

Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a visit to a Park… 329 more words