History Treks


As a huge American history nerd, Candice enjoys journeying across the country to see various historical landmarks, battlefields and figures.

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“We are the people to whom the past is forever speaking. We listen to it because we cannot help ourselves, for the past speaks to us with many voices. Far out of that dark nowhere which is the time before we were born, men who were flesh of our flesh and bone of our bone went through fire and storm to break a path to the future. We are part of that future they died for; they are part of the past that brought the future. What they did — the lives they lived, the sacrifices they made, the stories they told and the songs they sang and, finally, the deaths they died — make up a part of our own experience. We cannot cut ourselves off from it. It is as real as something that happened last week. It is a basic part of our heritage as Americans.”

~Bruce Catton

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Civil War Trails

Civil War Notables

Presidential Tour

Battlefield Adventures

Historic Places

Historic People

Historic Crafts