Green Garden’s role in history

Green Garden’s role in history

We drive by old houses every day. Do you ever think about what took place within those walls? I had the opportunity to spend a beautiful April day in Mosby’s Confederacy at a house that was once the family home of one of Mosby’s Rangers: Major Adolphus “Dolly”...

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A visit to historic Belle Grove

A visit to historic Belle Grove

Most of you probably know that the main character in the historical fiction novels SHADES OF GRAY/NOBLE CAUSE was based on the real-life Confederate cavalry officer John S. Mosby and his exploits in “Mosby’s Confederacy.” When I was writing the books I would travel...

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Arlington House: Residence and Shrine

Arlington House: Residence and Shrine

Arlington House It's been a few years since I've visited Arlington House, but since Robert E. Lee's birthday is January 19, I thought I'd post some of my photos. The beautiful house sits high atop the ridgeline of Arlington Heights, overlooking the Potomac River and...

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Historic Morven Park is spectacular

Historic Morven Park is spectacular

  Historic Moven Park Those of you who read my books know that one of my Civil War novels features historic Morven Park on its cover. Located outside Leesburg, Va., the mansion lies in the heart of the Mosby Confederacy and is quite  an impressive estate....

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A visit to historic Woodlawn

A visit to historic Woodlawn

As most of you know, I LOVE old houses! So I was in heaven last weekend when I got to attend a wedding at Woodlawn in Ridge, Md. The historic property was deeded in 1634 to Leonard Calvert, (Maryland’s first governor). The beautiful Manor House that still stands today...

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