Past Lane Travels https://pastlanetravels.com History On The Road. A history and travel blog. Mon, 05 Dec 2022 12:08:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 https://pastlanetravels.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/cropped-2-1-32x32.png Past Lane Travels https://pastlanetravels.com 32 32 Women In Charge At Laura Plantation https://pastlanetravels.com/laura-plantation/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=laura-plantation https://pastlanetravels.com/laura-plantation/#respond Fri, 01 Jan 1999 00:00:00 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=3860 Unlike other Louisiana plantations clustered near the mighty Mississippi River, the history of Laura Plantation features generations of female entrepreneurs who took the reins and showed how skillful women could be at business. In addition to the women’s intriguing role in managing the plantation, a tour of Laura Plantation highlights the Creole heritage and culture […]

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Gettysburg Christmas Festival 2022 https://pastlanetravels.com/gettysburg-christmas-festival/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=gettysburg-christmas-festival https://pastlanetravels.com/gettysburg-christmas-festival/#respond Mon, 14 Nov 2022 15:47:37 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=3719 It’s so exciting to see my hometown transformed into an old-fashioned holiday wonderland during the Gettysburg Christmas Festival each year. Picture brick-paved sidewalks, trees strung with lights, wreaths on the light posts and lots of different activities and events. And yes, there will even be chestnuts roasting on an open fire at the Shriver House […]

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Gettysburg Remembrance Day 2022 https://pastlanetravels.com/gettysburg-remembrance-day/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=gettysburg-remembrance-day https://pastlanetravels.com/gettysburg-remembrance-day/#respond Tue, 01 Nov 2022 17:42:15 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=3676 If you’re not from Pennsylvania you may have never heard of Gettysburg Remembrance Day — but it’s a big deal here! In fact, it’s one of my favorite “holidays.” If you want visit Gettysburg, I recommend Remembrance Day weekend as one of the best times to do so. Yes, the weather is unpredictable and often […]

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Tour A Haunted Louisiana Plantation House https://pastlanetravels.com/haunted-louisiana-plantation/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=haunted-louisiana-plantation https://pastlanetravels.com/haunted-louisiana-plantation/#respond Fri, 28 Oct 2022 13:40:15 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=3599 When I had the opportunity to visit a beautiful River Road antebellum mansion, I had no idea I was going to be touring a haunted Louisiana plantation house and its grounds. The historic Houmas House showcases what life was like on a sugarcane plantation in the 1800s and provides insight on the families who once […]

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Is Gettysburg Worth Visiting? https://pastlanetravels.com/is-gettysburg-worth-visiting/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=is-gettysburg-worth-visiting https://pastlanetravels.com/is-gettysburg-worth-visiting/#comments Tue, 25 Oct 2022 18:23:01 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=3505 Since it’s my hometown, lots of people ask me: “Is Gettysburg worth visiting? For a little background, Gettysburg, Pa., is a small town of less than 8,000 residents that draws more than a million people each year. Despite the influx of visitors, Gettysburg retains its small-town ambience with pubs, restaurants and coffee shops, as well […]

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Absolute Best Gifts For History Buffs In 2022 https://pastlanetravels.com/gifts-for-history-buffs/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=gifts-for-history-buffs https://pastlanetravels.com/gifts-for-history-buffs/#respond Wed, 19 Oct 2022 15:49:46 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=2685 If you’re looking for the absolute best gifts for history buffs on your Christmas shopping list, you’re in the right place! The official Past Lane Travels 2022 Holiday Gifts for History Buffs is hot off the presses and ready for those of you who want to check everyone off your holiday shopping list. I have […]

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George Washington’s Tent From The Revolution https://pastlanetravels.com/george-washingtons-tent/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=george-washingtons-tent https://pastlanetravels.com/george-washingtons-tent/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:05:02 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=2941 The post George Washington’s Tent From The Revolution appeared first on Past Lane Travels.

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The Museum Of The American Revolution https://pastlanetravels.com/museum-of-the-american-revolution/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=museum-of-the-american-revolution https://pastlanetravels.com/museum-of-the-american-revolution/#comments Tue, 27 Sep 2022 16:57:41 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=2893 A Guide To The Museum Of The American Revolution In Philadelphia The Museum of the American Revolution is a true gem in Philadelphia that is located just blocks away from some of the most important historical sites in the nation. If you’re planning to visit Independence Hall or the Liberty Bell, make sure you make […]

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Historic Boutique Hotel In Philadelphia https://pastlanetravels.com/boutique-hotel-in-philadelphia/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=boutique-hotel-in-philadelphia https://pastlanetravels.com/boutique-hotel-in-philadelphia/#respond Wed, 21 Sep 2022 01:38:37 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=2814 “The Guild House Hotel is an enchanting package of history, tastefully wrapped with ribbons of luxury and elegance.” – Jessica James If you’re looking for a distinctive and historic boutique hotel in Philadelphia for a quick overnight or an extended stay, look no further. The Guild House Hotel on Locust Street will sweep you away […]

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The 14 Most Haunted Places In Gettysburg https://pastlanetravels.com/haunted-places-in-gettysburg/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=haunted-places-in-gettysburg https://pastlanetravels.com/haunted-places-in-gettysburg/#respond Sat, 17 Sep 2022 16:14:42 +0000 https://pastlanetravels.com/?p=2775 The most haunted places in Gettysburg PA to visit for Halloween 2022 aren’t just on the battlefield. Bars, B&B’s and even restaurants and hotels are known for their supernatural activity in this historic small town. If you’re looking for a spine-tingling experience this Halloween, then be sure to check out the haunted places in Gettysburg […]

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