The History Of Nottoway Plantation

The History Of Nottoway Plantation

The history of Nottoway Plantation is one with deep Southern roots. Considered an American heritage landmark, the house sits about 200 feet behind a Mississippi River levee in the heart of Plantation Country. Surrounded by mature live oaks,...

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Dickson Williams Mansion History

Dickson Williams Mansion History

A trip to Greeneville, Tenn., is not complete without learning about the Dickson Williams Mansion history. This enduring monument to the past has stood as a silent witness to our past for more than two centuries—a history that includes the final...

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Exploring A Mosby Ranger Safe House

Exploring A Mosby Ranger Safe House

Getting the opportunity to visit a Mosby Ranger safe house is a dream come true for anyone who is interested in the history of northern Virginia and the Civil War. It always amazes me how we drive by houses every day without knowing the history...

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Tour Of A Mosby’s Rangers Safehouse

Tour Of A Mosby’s Rangers Safehouse

Not many people get the opportunity to tour a safehouse that was used by Mosby's Rangers during the Civil War, but thanks  to the Piedmont Heritage Area, I had the opportunity to do just that. The private home called Belle Grove was once the...

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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...

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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...

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