A Texas landmark with connections to the Old West and President Lyndon Johnson, come along on our Nerd Trip to the Driskill Hotel, which is also said to be one of the most haunted hotels in the United States.Read More
The original idea of Nerd Trips started with visits to presidential homes, birthplaces, burial sites and libraries, so Presidents Day seems like something we should acknowledge!
I enjoy visiting these places because you learn about our presidents as people: their likes and dislikes, hobbies, quirks, families and even foibles. Here are a few random facts from the places we’ve visited.
One area intriguing area of the Sixth Floor Museum was the so-called “sniper’s nest,” a term I find to be aptly descriptive. These two simple words really capture the scene of boxes set up like a perch for a gunman who is waiting from above.Read More