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I’m taking a break from my Australia travelogue to post about our current national crisis. It is Day 3 of the US government shutdown. The History Tourist is apolitical — heritage tourism is a bipartisan pursuit — so I’m not … Continue reading

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Peeping Tourist

The Confederates were on their way to capture Washington DC on July 9, 1864 when they were intercepted by Union troops just south of Frederick, Maryland.  They fought and the Confederates won the Battle of Monocacy Junction.  But the one-day engagement delayed the Confederate march … Continue reading

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We’re Baaaaack!

Still working on transferring all of the old posts to the new format, but I’m sending it live anyway.  I hope that you’ll find it user friendly.

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