The famous painting of Washington Crossing the Delaware depicts an iconic moment in American history. But this monumental painting (both in size and scope) has a good story in itself, including its holiday connection. Check it out in this Nerd Trips post.Read More
Come along on our scavenger hunt through London to discover statues of U.S. presidents. This time we track down the bust of President John F. Kennedy, which you’ll find on a busy road near Regent’s Park.Read More
Part 2 of our scavenger hunt across London to find statues of American presidents. This post includes Lincoln, Washington and another FDR, who is seated with a friend.Read More
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