Showing posts from 2019

A Sentimental Journey Bed & Breakfast - Gettysburg, PA

Well greetings once again! I hope everyone celebrating is having a wonderful holiday weekend and we can all only hope that we are prepared for the craziness ahead as the winter holidays approach! As this year winds down, I'm sure many of us are looking back on what we all accomplished, what we did right, and what we can maybe improve upon in the coming year. I know for me it's been quite a year with all my endeavors, between music, living history, film, and more. In the next year, I hope to continue to build upon everything and I already am setting plans in place to work on those very endeavors. One thing that I've been doing a lot of in the last couple years is traveling more. Some of this is due to the lines of work I'm in, but sometimes the occasional pleasure cruise is good for the soul. Sometimes this travel might be solo and other times it is with a likeminded friend. But one of my favorite places to visit is Gettysburg. As a historian, I can appreciate real

Visiting the Historic Farnsworth House Inn and Taking a Ghost Tour - Gettysburg, PA

Greetings and Happy October! Back in August, a trip to Gettysburg was taken and of course, that is a town in which there is much to do. So much to do and so little time to do it all - in my opinion - best describes a weekend trip to Gettysburg! A few posts ago, I talked about the Dobbin House Tavern, one of my favorite places to eat and even just walk around at. It is the oldest establishment in Gettysburg, built during the late 18th century. While the Dobbin House is a very charming place with a very fascinating history, with Halloween in the air, I will take you to a location with a more - well - sinister vibe. Not that the Farnsworth House doesn't have its own charm. In fact, I find the overall ambience of the place quite appealing (especially to the goth kid that still resides within and manages to make her appearance every so often). With Halloween in the air, I'm going to continue my summer time travels by covering some of my favorite locations in the very haunted t

My 2019 Summer Time Travels: Fort Henry Days, 2019 (Wheeling, WV)

Well hey there! These past couple of weeks and weekends have been quite the whirlwind between events at the museum, music gigs, speaking engagements, fitness training, and a few other projects and events that I'm getting underway. I also have 2 lectures in the month of October (A History of Chocolate and Early Folklore and Its Origins), and an 18th century bonfire stories night, on top of regular museum events and rehearsing for music gigs. So I'm not exactly resting on my laurels! :D With all that said, though, I am presenting you with another blogpost on my summer travels (combined with a few gigs!). In the last few weeks, I was absolutely thrilled to have April C. Thomas of Fashions Revisited on for an interview and Eliza Vincz (Silk & Sass 1776) back for a blog swap. I am having on a few more cool folks on here in the coming weeks, including ones that are a dream opportunity to interview! As we have now entered the month of October, I will be discussing some of m