A Visit to Historic Long Branch

A Visit to Historic Long Branch

There’s no better way to see history than on horseback, and I had just that opportunity on Sunday, thanks to a ride sponsored by the Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area. Despite the heat and the loudness of the 17-year-brood of cicadas, it was a great day for seeing the...
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....
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...