Take a Nerd Trips scavenger hunt across London to find statues of American presidents, starting with Eisenhower, Reagan and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. We’re starting at the American Embassy.Read More
So what’s the strangest thing that’s ever happened on Nerd Trip? My mom and I attended the funeral for a woman we never met.
It happened during a visit to the President Garfield Memorial at Cleveland’s Lakeview Cemetery. In this post, we’ll take a trip to see the memorial for our 20th president and share the story of our unintentional funeral attendance.
Baltimore’s Washington Monument has 227 steps winding up a tight spiral to the top. If you thought climbing up was scary, it’s even scarier going down. However, there is much to explore on the ground floor, including some incredible ironwork on the fences and gates. Check it out in this Nerd Trip.Read More
While Congressional Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 55,000 people, it was the temporary resting place for thousands of others, including two of our original first ladies and three presidents, interred in the public vault until other arrangements could be made.Read More
It’s name is Congressional Cemetery, but this Washington, D.C. landmark is the final resting to place to dozens of famous (and infamous) persons beyond those connected to Congress. From composer John Philip Sousa to famed photographer Matthew Brady, there’s a lot to learn at this landmark.Read More
A rain delay at Nationals Park turned into a scavenger hunt to find statues of the Nationals president mascots. You’ve got to see these guys.Read More
Who would win a presidential footrace? A trip to Theodore Roosevelt’s birthplace inspires a debate and a trip to see the Washington Nationals “racing presidents.”Read More