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.Read More
When planning a Lincoln trip, my first thoughts would be Illinois or Kentucky. But at a family reunion in Jasper, Indiana, a cousin changed all that when he asked, “Did you know that Lincoln grew up near here?” That launched my mom and me on a Bonus Nerd Trip to Lincoln’s Boyhood National Memorial in Lincoln City, Indiana!Read More
As we celebrate Lincoln’s birthday, here are some unique facts about our 16th president as well as Lincoln Nerd Trips encounters.Read More
A Baltimore Sun article described the remarkable story of Robert Todd Lincoln – a witness to history, linked to three assassinated presidents.Read More
“Mt. Vernon is not nerdy!” insisted my friend Susan B. when she first heard about the concept of Nerd Trips. Apparently, not everyone is comfortable with the idea that somewhere they’ve visited has been labeled as nerdy. Susan grew up in Washington, D.C. and visited Mt. Vernon nearly every year, often on a school field trip.
Her declaration was the first salvo in what I call “the Great Nerd Debate.” What exactly makes something nerdy?