Monthly Archives: October 2015

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

Located in the historic and exciting French Quarter near Bourbon Street is the small but authentic New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum. Dedicated to preserving the voodoo culture that has been a part of New Orleans since its founding in the 1700s, the owner and employees are all passionate about the history of this unusual religion.…
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WonderWorks – Myrtle Beach

  WonderWorks - Myrtle Beach [caption id="attachment_23374" align="alignright" width="425"] Credit WonderWorks[/caption] Upside down, right side up, sideways. . . whatever way you look at it this topsy-turvy building is tons of fun for any group! WonderWorks in Myrtle Beach provides hands-on science exhibits, fun activities like laser tag and ropes courses, and even an onsite…
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A Day in Colonial Williamsburg

You've heard of Colonial Williamsburg, most likely, but you might not know what you can see and do in this city of living history. Cut right from the past, Colonial Williamsburg is a living history attraction revolving around 18th century America leading up to the Revolutionary War. You may see people going about their "daily…
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Kent-DeLord House Museum

The Kent-DeLord House Museum is Plattsburgh's only historic house museum, a member of the National Register of Historic Places list as well as the oldest home remaining in all of Plattsburgh. This historic home was built in 1797, celebrating over 200 years of essential American history. Here you will find the hope, struggles, and fears…
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Champlain Valley Transportation Museum

Established in 2000 by a group of serious car and history enthusiasts is your next stop at the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum in northern New York. This museum first featured only automobiles but has grown into an expansive exhibit space showcasing many different forms of transportation. Take notice, while you are here, of the Lozier…
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Battle of Plattsburgh Interpretive Center

Located within the War of 1812 Museum on Washington Road in Plattsburgh, New York, your group will find the Allan S. Everest Interpretive Center. More often called the Battle of Plattsburgh Interpretive Center, this permanent exhibit chronologically recounts the events of the battles at Plattsburgh within the context of the War of 1812. The political…
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Plattsburgh Air Force Base

The Plattsburgh Air Force Base is a highly historical, hugely informational, and speculatively mysterious site in the extreme northeast corner of New York, just 20 miles south of the Canadian border. To the west of this base sits the scenic shores of Lake Champlain, and to the east lies the Vermont border. Established as a U.S.…
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Plattsburgh Brewing Co

Jason Stoyanoff recently started the Plattsburgh Brewing Co., a new, fast-paced popularity-gaining brewery in the Plattsburgh Comfort Inn. This location used to be called the ‘Legends’ Brewing Company, and in both places has operated successful business under the motto "fresh brews, fresh food." Plattsburgh Brewing Co. was built around the concept of fresh beer, with…
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Champlain Memorial Lighthouse

  Completed and dedicated in 1912, the Champlain Memorial Lighthouse is known as one of the most unusual lighthouses of its kind in the entire world. This lighthouse is located on an outcropping just below the great bridge, south of the ruins of the French and British Forts in Crown Point, New York. The lighthouse, as…
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Crown Point Historic Site

The Crown Point Historic Site is an original 18th century structure sitting on a peninsula in Crown Point, New York, that provides highly valued historic information and revolutionary patriotic information. This was the very site of the 1734-59 French occupation of the limestone fortress Fort Frederic, as well as the 1759 lavishly built British Fort…
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