The Cowpens National Battlefield Marked the 242nd Anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens with a Terrific Living History Event

I was supposed to end my recent road trip on Friday, 13 January 2023 and return to Savannah, but I noticed on social media that the Cowpens National Battlefield was having a 242nd Anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens event on Saturday and Sunday, 14/15 January, so I extended my trip and stayed in Gaffney,… Read More The Cowpens National Battlefield Marked the 242nd Anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens with a Terrific Living History Event

Visits to Fort Dobbs in Statesville, NC and Historic Camden in Camden, SC

Two other historic sites that I visited during my Greensboro, NC; Columbia, SC; and Cowpens National Battlefield Road Trip were Fort Dobbs, a French and Indian War era historic site in Statesville, NC and Historic Camden, an American Revolution historic site in Camden, SC. Historic Camden had been on my list of places to visit… Read More Visits to Fort Dobbs in Statesville, NC and Historic Camden in Camden, SC

Visits to the Richard Petty Museum in Level Cross, NC and the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC

In addition to the historic sites and zoos that I visited during my Greensboro, NC; Columbia, SC; and Cowpens National Battlefield Road Trip, I also stopped at the Richard Petty Museum in Level Cross, NC and the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC. The Richard Petty Museum The Richard Petty Museum in Level Cross,… Read More Visits to the Richard Petty Museum in Level Cross, NC and the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, NC

A Visit to Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro, NC

One of the major stops on my Greensboro, NC; Columbia, SC; Cowpens National Battlefield Road Trip was the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro, NC. Over the past few years, I’ve visited other American Revolution Southern Campaign sites such as Cowpens, Kings Mountain, Moore’s Creek, and Musgrove Mill, but Guilford Courthouse had long been… Read More A Visit to Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in Greensboro, NC

Visits to the North Carolina Zoo, the Greensboro Science Center, and the Riverbanks Zoo

During my recent Greensboro, NC/Columbia, SC/Cowpens National Battlefield Road Trip, I visited three zoos: The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, NC; the Greensboro Science Center (more like a blend of museum, aquarium, and zoo) in Greensboro, NC; and the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC. I’ve been to the Riverbanks Zoo numerous times, and I’m an… Read More Visits to the North Carolina Zoo, the Greensboro Science Center, and the Riverbanks Zoo

The Jacksonville Naval Museum/USS Orleck, Fort Caroline, and the Jacksonville Zoo – Overnight Jacksonville Road Trip Radio Report; 13/14 November 2022

On Sunday and Monday, I took an overnight road trip to Jacksonville to visit the Jacksonville Naval Museum/USS Orleck (DD-886), Fort Caroline, and the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Even though a cold front moving through brought cloudy skies, it was still a good weekend and I enjoyed visiting a new museum ship, walking the trails… Read More The Jacksonville Naval Museum/USS Orleck, Fort Caroline, and the Jacksonville Zoo – Overnight Jacksonville Road Trip Radio Report; 13/14 November 2022

History, Mountains, and Waterfalls – Northeast Georgia and Northwest South Carolina Mini Road Trip Radio Report; 8-10 October 2022

Since the beginning of October brought a lot of stress, a short road trip was in order, so I took a short road trip up through the Central Savannah River Area to Northeast Georgia and Northwest South Carolina over the weekend. The first day of the trip was a pleasant drive up through the Central… Read More History, Mountains, and Waterfalls – Northeast Georgia and Northwest South Carolina Mini Road Trip Radio Report; 8-10 October 2022

Civil War History and a Visit to the Riverbanks Zoo – Columbia, SC Overnight Road Trip; 18/19 September 2022

I took an overnight road trip to Columbia, SC on Sunday and Monday, visiting the Rivers’ Bridge State Historic Site in Erhardt, SC on the way to Columbia and visiting the Riverbanks Zoo and Saluda Factory historic site in Columbia before heading back to Savannah on Monday. I had never visited either Rivers’ Bridge or… Read More Civil War History and a Visit to the Riverbanks Zoo – Columbia, SC Overnight Road Trip; 18/19 September 2022

The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park, Andersonville, a Space Fence, a Matador Missile, and the Little Ocmulgee State Park – Road Trip Radio Report; 30 July – 1 August 2022

After some of the events of July, I needed to take a break and relax, so I took a road trip to Plains, GA to visit the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park and to Andersonville, GA to visit the Andersonville National Historic Site on Saturday and spent the rest of the weekend relaxing by the… Read More The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park, Andersonville, a Space Fence, a Matador Missile, and the Little Ocmulgee State Park – Road Trip Radio Report; 30 July – 1 August 2022

Warner Robins Overnight Road Trip Radio Report; 4-5 July 2022

My road trip for July was an overnight trip from Savannah to Warner Robins to visit the Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB. I wanted to see how their B-17G restoration is progressing and see the AC-130 training airframe that they recently acquired. I left on Monday afternoon, stayed overnight in Warner Robins then visited… Read More Warner Robins Overnight Road Trip Radio Report; 4-5 July 2022