A side trip to a Confederate Cemetery

A side trip to a Confederate Cemetery

Confederate Cemetery outside Chattanooga with trees blossomed. Magical History TourContinuing my posts about my trip to the Deep South, I wanted to share some photos of a Confederate Cemetery we visited outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee. I probably would never...
All aboard the historic Delta Queen

All aboard the historic Delta Queen

Day 1: Magical History Tour 2013 Home sweet home after 2,581 miles and nine states in seven days. It’s taken me a few days to get back into a routine, so sorry this is a little late in coming. I’m still a little overwhelmed with a whirlwind of...
Stepping into the past at Oak Alley

Stepping into the past at Oak Alley

Oak Alley One of the plantations I’ve long had on my bucket list is Oak Alley on the River Road south of Baton Rouge, La. — and it is every bit as spectacular as I expected it to be. Live oaks are everywhere at Oak Alley. Originally named Bon Sejour,...
Deep South Magical History Tour

Deep South Magical History Tour

The Delta Queen at the start ofthe 2004 Great Steamboat Race. This week has been especially busy as I work on the publishing details of Above and Beyond, and prepare for a “Deep South Magical History Tour,” that will take me to Alabama, Mississippi...
A North-South love affair

A North-South love affair

Antonia Ford Following up on my last post when I attended the 150th anniversary of Mosby’s famous Fairfax Raid, I also wanted to share information on another house I had the opportunity to visit — the home of Antonia Ford. Widely reported to have been a...
Mosby’s Fairfax Raid in his own words

Mosby’s Fairfax Raid in his own words

The Gunnell House. General Stoughton was captured byMosby in the second story bedroom to the left. As most of you know, I attended the 150th anniversary of the March 9, 1863, raid by John Mosby and his rangers, in which a Union general was captured in the Union-held...
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