Monthly Archives: November 2015

Truman Library ~ Independence MO

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Harry S. Truman is the only President I have seen in person… even if I was only 5 years old it counts!  When Roosevelt died, Truman as VP became President and ran against Dewey in ’48.  The political caravan was …

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Maumelle & Clinton Library

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The Clinton Library is in Little Rock, AR and we found another Core of Engineers park on the Arkansas River in the town of Maumelle (mymelly…a special person!)  Again, we got site 13, my lucky number.  We are about 25’ …

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Fulton MS ~ unplanned TennTom!

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The best laid plans of mice and men…originally, we were to zoom thru Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi on our way to Little Rock and the Clinton Library.  A rest stop at the MS Welcome Center changed all that with mention …

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Electric City & Carter

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Choosing Anderson SC for a week stay was to facilitate a trip to the Carter Presidential Library; however there were interesting things to see here.  Evidently this city is known as the Electric City as it was a first to …

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On the road again…!

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Back on the quest for visiting all the Presidential Libraries…first is Maine to Georgia for Jimmy Carter. In Pennsylvania we visited Gettysburg Battle Field, which actually involves the town and surrounding area.  The Museum reminded us of the layout of …

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Bartram Gardens

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Fiver type vehicles are not a good match with city traffic, so we parked in Jonestown (!) PA and drove 2 hours into Philadelphia to visit Bartram Gardens.  A special reason for the trip is someone’s Great, Great Grandfather built …

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Maine Lighthouse & Sculpture

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The Maine coastline has a lot of very necessary lighthouses due to so much ledge…called rocks out west!  The Permaquid Lighthouse had a lot of shipwrecks due to ledge extending out so far from land…check out the person out on …

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Maine This n That…

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So much to see and do in Maine when you can stay awhile…discovering differences between New England and Nevada.  Big one…we don’t have moose or islands…! Front doors are not always used here even though they exist…garages might have been …

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yea!!!!!

I finally got in to your site! WOW! Talk about frustrating. Oh well… I loved the Kennedy Library. So dramatic against the ocean view. I was there during a huge storm so it felt like we were at sea. (Well, …

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JFK Presidential Library

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The architect, location and my memories colluded to make this a special visit for me.  Actually, I was dreading the JFK Library as I did not wish to go over the assassination again.  In that respect, my concerns were alleviated …

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