Tag Archive: History Museum

Aug 09

Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center – Superior Wisconsin

It is amazing what a person can find if they are just aware enough to look.  That is pretty much how I came across the Richard I Bong Veterans Historical Center.  As I was heading back from seeing some fabulous Wisconsin Waterfalls I noticed out my side window a pretty interesting military museum.  Made a …

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May 22

Texas Military Forces Museum – Austin

The Texas Military Forces Museum is a hidden gem.  Free! Can’t beat that.  So off to a good start there.  However, the number of artifacts, military vehicles, and dioramas was incredible.  The Texas Military Forces Museum made this history buff extremely happy. Located at Camp Mabry an active military base. Meaning that upon entering we …

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Apr 10

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum: Clinton, OK

Route 66 is Americana at its best.  Located in Clinton, Oklahoma on the western side of the state along I40 is the state’s official Route 66 museum.  The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum is a nice little stop that explains the rise and fall of the Mother Road. Affiliated with the Oklahoma Historical Society.  The Oklahoma …

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Sep 27

Chickasaw Cultural Center: A Unique Experience

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The Chickasaw Cultural Center was one of the finest museum experiences that my wife and I have ever been on.  Sprawled out over 109 acres the Chickasaw Cultural Center immersed us into the distant past and gave us a glimpse into a fascinating rich culture.   Divided up into several areas and buildings this world class …

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Jul 21

Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum

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Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum is an aviation museum dedicated to the brave men and women who served during World War II especially those that served from the Pueblo Army Air Base.  It is a static aircraft museum with nearly 30 airplanes on display from early 20th century prop planes to jets.  The Pueblo Aircraft Museum …

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Jul 09

Top 10 Civil War Battlefields

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A visit to a Civil War Battlefield is a great place to take history out of a book and make it come alive.  As a history teacher I find it exhilarating to actually see the places I teach about, but I am in to history.  Most people might find a visit to a historic place to be …

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Jun 12

Atlanta Cyclorama: Civil War Museum

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Atlanta Cyclorama is a quick stop to a very unique attraction.  The Atlanta Cyclorama is home to one of the world’s largest oil painting which spans over 350 feet long and over 40 feet high.  Done it 1885-86 and put on display in 1893 the painting tells the battle of Atlanta in way that was …

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May 20

Atlanta History Center

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There is so much to see and do in Atlanta it is hard to decide what to see and what to save for a second trip to this southern gem of a city.  We highly recommend spending some time at the Atlanta History Center, one of the nicest state/city history museums we have ever been …

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Apr 26

Michael C. Carlos Museum: An Atlanta Gem

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Michael C. Carlos Museum was a real find for us on our visit to Atlanta, Georgia.  While the Michael C. Carlos Museum was not the highlight of our trip, that would probably either be seeing the baby pandas at the Atlanta Zoo or the whale sharks at the Georgia Aquarium, but unlike those other two …

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Apr 02

Gone with the Wind Museum:

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The Gone with the Wind Museum was not all that my wife hoped it would be, but she enjoyed the visit to the museum.  Not being a fan of the movie myself I could have gone for nice walk around the town square in Marietta and been perfectly happy.  Now I have the best wife …

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