Georgia On My Mind – Road Trip Part III: Athens to Andersonville

My road trip around the state of Georgia continues… From Stone Mountain just east of Atlanta my next stop was the busy little city of Athens the home of the University of Georgia (chartered 1785). I walked about the historic part of the massive campus and explored the downtown area. This seems like a fun…

Hello Pittsburgh!

Brad my friend from Australia and I recently undertook a road trip across the heartland of America from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Chicago, Illinois. From Philly we moved onto Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (a long drive). This blog is Part 2 of a series of photos of that journey showing cityscapes, famous places and some Man vs. Food meals and in this case Man vs….

1865: The Death of Lincoln

Our Location: Ford’s Theatre, Washington DC April 14th, 1865. The stage is set for a performance of the play Our American Cousin with the prestigious company of the President of the United States in the audience. Our Hero: Abraham Lincoln, 56 years old and the 16th President of the United States of America. He had just led his…

Fort Stevens, Oregon – Japan Attacks!

January 13th, 2012 Fort Stevens State Park is located on the North coast of Oregon and has a very interesting history. Fort Stevens was built during the US Civil War in 1864 to protect the mouth of the Columbia River – particularly from potential British (from Canada) and Confederate raider attacks. Two other forts were built on the…