Category Archive: museums

Lincoln Presidential Museum, Illinois

“Be sure to put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” The Lincoln Presidential Museum is a fascinating examination of the life of Abraham Lincoln and in particular the conflicts and… Continue reading

Wasson Bluffs and the Fundy Geological Museum

After getting an introduction to the unique geology of the area while at Joggins Fossil Cliffs, I was eager to visit the Fundy Geological Museum. The small interpretive center recapped the geological history… Continue reading

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire

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Gilbert Stuart Museum, Rhode Island

The Gilbert Stuart Museum is famous for being the birthplace of American painter Gilbert Stuart (whom you may be familiar with from his portrait of George Washington that graces our dollar bills), but… Continue reading

Slater Mill Historic Site, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Slater Mill was another place I had always meant to visit while living in Rhode Island but never did. The mill is part of a historical complex that includes the Wilkinson Mill and… Continue reading

Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore

After leaving my friends in North Carolina I made my way north to visit the next two people on my list, the aforementioned Jen in Philadelphia who I used to swim with, and… Continue reading

Museum of the Cherokee Indian

I was so intrigued by the Native Peoples exhibit at the McClung Museum that I incorporated a stop at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian on my journey to the coast. Because my… Continue reading

McClung Museum, Knoxville, Tennessee

When I was in the Big South Fork Recreation Area in Tennessee there were some bad storms forecasted so I had looked up some alternative activities and found the McClung Museum, a free… Continue reading

Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

After finishing my Habitat for Humanity stint in New Mexico I headed back east. I took my time driving in order to read and generally relax so it was a few days before… Continue reading

Mission San Luis de Apalachee

The Mission San Luis de Apalachee was first built by the Spanish in 1633, housing both Franciscan friars and Spanish soldiers in addition to the Apalachees until its abandonment in 1704 due to… Continue reading