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Where We’ve Been (by date)

Here’s a list of where we’ve been and their categories, starting with the most recent. We tried to include links, if you want to check out these sites for yourself!

We’ve also noted if there’s a Nerd Trips post about the trip.

If we do have a post, you can find locations under the  “On the Map” tab. The map shows you each location with a pin, which links to a page with information about the site, including address and contact information. “On the Map”  pages also have important information for visiting with the handy Nerd Trips ABCs: admissions, bathrooms, concessions, etc.

2017

September:

Greenmount Cemetery – Burlington, VT (Other famous persons)

Ethan Allen Homestead – Burlington, VT (Other famous persons)

Snowflake Bentley Museum – Jericho, VT (Bonus Nerd Trip)

Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Graveyard (Ethan Almond) – Burlington, VT (Not so nerdy trip)

June:

JFK Library – Boston (Presidents)

Adams National Historical Park – Quincy, MA (Presidents)

Forest Hills Cemetery – Boston (Authors/Poets)

2016

October:

Eisenhower farm – Gettysburg, PA (Presidents)

June:

Keats House – London (Authors/poets)

York Minster (technically not a cathedral) York, England

York Minster (technically not a cathedral) York, England

Bank of England museum – London (Other famous persons)

Stonehenge – England (Authors/poets and other famous persons)

Salisbury Cathedral – Salisbury, England (Other famous persons)

Dr. Samuel Johnson house – London (Other famous persons)

York Minster (Other famous persons)

May:

Rutherford B. Hayes birthplace – Delaware, Ohio (Presidents)

Warren G. Harding memorial – Marion, Ohio (Presidents)

Warren G. Harding home – Marion, Ohio (Presidents)

Warren G. Harding birthplace – (Presidents)

The Octagon, Washington, D.C.

The Octagon, Washington, D.C.

2015

December:

George Washington in Lower Manhattan tour – New York City (Presidents)

Fraunces Tavern – New York City (Presidents/ Other Historic Persons)

November:

Green Mount Cemetery – Baltimore (Other Historic Persons)

October:

National Presbyterian Church – Washington, D.C. (Presidents/ Bonus Nerd Trip)

Washington Monument – Baltimore (Presidents) 2 posts

August:

Thomas Wolfe Memorial – Asheville, NC (Authors)

Riverside Cemetery – Asheville, NC (Authors/Other famous people)

The Biltmore – Asheville, NC (Authors/ Other famous people)

April:

Wills House – Gettysburg, Pa (Presidents)

Gettysburg Cemetery – Gettysburg, Pa (Presidents)

January:

Hall of Presidents – Orlando, FL (Not so nerdy trip) 1 post

2014

November:

Eastern State Penitentiary – Philadelphia (Other Historic Persons)

Edgar Allen Poe House – Philadelphia (Authors, Poets)

October:

Theodore Roosevelt birthplace gallery – NYC (Presidents) 1 post

September:

Belle Grove Plantation – King George, Va (Presidents)

August:

Margaret Mitchell house – Atlanta, Ga (Other Historic Persons)

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum – Atlanta, Ga (Presidents)

York, Pa Colonial Complex – York, Pa (Presidents, Other Historic Persons)

Davidge Hall, University of Maryland School of Medicine – Baltimore, MD (Other Historic Persons)

July:

Carlyle House – London (Authors/Poets)

Soane House – London (Other Historic Persons)

Royal Theatre on Drury Lane – London (Other Historic Persons)

Highgate Cemetery – London (Authors/Poets)

Dickens Walking Tour – London (Authors/Poets)

Stratford-upon-Avon – London (Authors/Poets)

June:

Wheatland, President Buchanan’s House – Lancaster, PA (Presidents)

Post Hunt 2014 – Washington, D.C. (no category to describe this)

April:

The Octagon – Washington, D.C. (Presidents)

Dept. of Interior Museum – Washington, D.C. (Other Historic Sites)

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site – Washington, D.C. (Other Historic Persons)

FDR Memorial –  Washington, DC (Presidents)

North Carolina State Capitol – Raleigh, NC (Other Historic Site)

2013

Sherlock Holmes museum, London

Sherlock Holmes museum, London

November:

Old St. Paul’s Cemetery – Baltimore (Baltimore sites) 1 post

October:

Congressional Cemetery – Washington, D.C. (Mini Nerd Trip)

July:

Florence Nightingale museum  – London (Other Historic Persons) 2 posts

Sherlock Holmes museum – London (Other Historic Persons? He’s not actually a person, although some people think he is) – 3 posts 

Ben Franklin house – London (Other Historic Persons) – 2 posts

Charles Dickens house – London (Other Historic Persons)

June 2013:

Washington Post Hunt (no category to describe this)

May:

O. Henry World Championship Pun-Off – Austin, TX (Other Historic Persons) 1 post

April:

Booker T. Washington Birthplace – Hardy, Va (Other Historic Persons) 2 posts

Poplar Forest (Jefferson’s Retreat) – Forest, Va (Presidents) 2 posts

March:

President Wilson's car

President Wilson’s car

Camden Yards, Behind the Scenes – Baltimore (Not So Nerdy Trips/Baltimore Sites)

Woodrow Wilson Birthplace – Staunton, VA (Presidents) – 2 posts

2012

December:

O.Henry Museum -Austin, Texas (Authors/Poets)  2 posts

Dickinson/Hannig House – Austin, Texas (Bonus Nerd Trip) 1 post

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center – Austin, Texas (Mini Nerd Trip)

August:

Charleston Tea Plantation – Charleston, SC (Bonus Nerd Trip? Not So Nerdy Trip?)

Angel Oak – Charleston (Bonus Nerd Trip? Not So Nerdy Trip?)

Grant’s Tomb – New York City (Presidents) 3 posts

July:

Rapidan Camp (Camp Hoover)  – Shenandoah National Park, Va (Presidents) 2 posts

June:

Washington Post Hunt – Washington, DC (There is no category to describe this!)

President Wilson's car

President Wilson’s car

Star Spangled Banner Flag House – Baltimore (Baltimore Sites, Mini Nerd Trips) 2 posts

April:

Theodore Roosevelt Boyhood Home – New York City (Presidents) 1 post

March:

Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero” Book event (Presidents, Authors/Poets, Baltimore Sites, Nerdy News, New Nerd Knowledge) 2 posts

Severn Teackle Wallis – Baltimore (Baltimore Sites) 1 post

February:

Washington Monument –  Baltimore, MD (Presidents, Baltimore Sites) 1 postgw-arm

Maryland Antiques show – Baltimore (Presidents, Baltimore Sites, Bonus Nerd Trip, New Nerd Knowledge) 1 post

FDR inaugural columns – Alexandria, VA (Mini-NerdTrip, History Discovered)

January:

National Portrait Gallery – Washington, DC (Mini-Nerd Trip, Presidents, Poets/Authors)

The Cloisters of Baltimore – Baltimore (Baltimore Sites, Mini-Nerd Trip)

2011

December:

George H.W. Bush library – College Station, TX (Presidents) 2 posts

Southfork –  Parker, TX  (Not So Nerdy Trips) 2 Posts

John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza  – Dallas,  TX (Presidents, Bonus Nerd Trip) 1 post

Sixth Floor Museum  – Dallas (Presidents) 2 posts

October:

Andrew Johnson house  – Raleigh, NC (Presidents) 1 post

September:

Princeton Cemetery and Einstein “Museum”  – Princeton, NJ (Presidents, Bonus Nerd Trip)img_2007

Sunnyside – Sleepy Hollow, NY (Aborted Nerd Trip)

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and Old Dutch Church  – Sleepy Hollow, NY (Poets/Authors)

June:

Rockefeller Plaza architecture tour – New York City

United Nations – New York City

St. Patrick’s Cathedral – New York City

March:

Barbourville Ruins (Bonus Nerd Trip)

James Monroe Museum –  Fredericksburg, VA (Presidents)

January:

Lincoln’s Cottage – Washington, D.C. (Presidents)

2010

December:

The Alamo – San Antonio (Not So Nerdy Trips)

Driskill hotel – Austin (Bonus Nerd Trip) – 2 postsJohnson robot

LBJ library – Austin (Presidents)

LBJ ranch, Texas White Hou se – Johnson City, TX (Presidents) 3 posts

October:

Christmas Story House  – Cleveland (Not So Nerdy Trip) – 1 post

September:

Poe House, Baltimore  – Baltimore (Baltimore Sites, Mini-Nerd Trip) 2 posts

**Note, Poe house closed in Fall 2011

Poe’s Grave, Westminster Hall – Baltimore (Baltimore Sites, Mini-Nerd Trip)

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Falling Water –  Pennsylvania (Not So Nerdy Trip?)

April:

Kennedy Space Station (Get Your Geek On)

March:

Gen Worth grave – NYC (Bonus Nerd Trip)

2009

August:

Taft House – Cincinnati (Presidents) 1 post

William Henry Harrison Memorial – North Bend, Ohio (Presidents) 1 post

Santa Claus, Indiana (Pit Stop) 1 post

Lincoln’s Boyhood Home – Lincoln City, Indiana (Presidents) 1 post

April:Monticello

Montpelier  – Orange, VA (Presidents) 2 posts

Paul Jennings – Orange, VA (Other Historic Figures) 1 post

Monticello – Charlottesville, VA (Presidents) 3 posts

Ashlawn Highland – Charlottesville, VA (Presidents) 2 posts

UVA lawn – Charlottesville, VA (Bonus Nerd Trip) 1 post

2008

Baltimore Basilica – Baltimore (Baltimore Sites, Mini Nerd Trip)

Garfield Memorial – Cleveland (Presidents)

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Naval Academy  – Annapolis, MD (Mini Nerd Trip)

2006

Hollywood Cemetery – Richmond, VA (Bonus Nerd Trip, Presidents)

Assateague Island – Assateauge, MD (Bonus Nerd Trip, Authors/Poets)

Booker T. Washington National Monument (Other Historic Persons) (Repeat trip in April 2013)

Woodrow Wilson House – Staunton, VA (Presidents) (Repeat trip in March 2013 – 2 posts)

2005

Hoover Dam – Nevada (Get Your Geek On)

Mt. Vernon – Alexandria, VA (Presidents)

2004

Walker’s Point – Kennebunk, ME (Presidents, Mini Nerd Trip)

2003

Frank Lloyd Wright House – Oak Park, IL (Not So Nerdy Trip)

McKinley Memorial and Museum – Canton, OH (Presidents)

McKinley Library & Home – Niles, OH (Presidents, Bonus Nerd Trip)

Carter Center – Atlanta (Presidents, Mini Nerd Trip)

2002

Spiegel Grove – Hayes house (Presidents) **1st official Nerd Trip

2001

Lawnfield – Garfield House (Presidents)