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A Stop on the Writer’s Blog Tour

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A Stop on the Writer’s Blog Tour

How do trips to places associated with “presidents, poets & other historic persons” turn into blog posts? We are thrilled to give you a behind-the-scenes look as Nerd Trips joins the Writer’s Blog Tour.

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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

We’re on the hunt for the Headless Horseman in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery to see the real places mentioned in Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

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Where Have We Been?

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Where Have We Been?

From Shakespeare and Dickens to presidents ranging from Madison to Theodore Roosevelt and Jimmy Carter, it’s been quite a summer of Nerd Trips. Here’s a sneak peak of where we’ve been.

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London: Chelsea Bonus Plaque – Milne and Pooh

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London: Chelsea Bonus Plaque – Milne and Pooh

On our first tour of London’s Chelsea neighborhood we missed the home of Winnie-the-Pooh author A.A. Milne. But a return trip to London allowed us make up for our omission.

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London: More Chelsea

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London: More Chelsea

In summer 2013, a literary scavenger hunt had us scouring London’s Chelsea neighborhood, searching for blue plaques marking the homes of writers ranging from Mark Twain to Bran Stoker. You can read about that in the previous post. However, Chelsea also charmed us with its pretty streets, variety of lovely homes and beautiful gardens.

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London: Chelsea and the Blue Plaque Pursuit

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London: Chelsea and the Blue Plaque Pursuit

Take a walk with Nerd Trips through London’s Chelsea neighborhood to see the homes of some famous literary figures, including Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain and George Eliot.

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Booker T. Washington National Monument (part 2)

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Booker T. Washington National Monument (part 2)

The Booker T. Washington National Monument in southwestern Virginia offers more than just history. We had some fun encounters exploring this national park and meeting the farm animals.

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