Meridian Roundup-Trains

Railroads, Royals, and Carousels: See the Queen City of Meridian, Mississippi

The long, lingering, and forlorn sound of a train wailed in the distance. Perhaps it’s merely a welcoming call, a

Meridian Roundup-Entry to Rose Hill Cemetery

Buried Secrets: A Cemetery Tour with the Rose Hill Company of Players

“There was a time when Sundays in the South were time for visiting with relatives and telling the stories of

Meridian Railroad Museum-Model Train Display

Railroad History and Heritage Are Preserved at the Meridian Railroad Museum

One of central Mississippi’s best-kept secrets is the Meridian Railroad Museum. It’s easy to find – just north of Interstate

Hotel del Coronado

A Plunge into History in Coronado California

The sweeping Coronado Bridge transports visitors over San Diego Bay to the beachy laid-back paradise of Coronado, California. When my

Massive Boulders in Cherokee Rock Village

Experience Alabama’s Great Outdoors at Cherokee Rock Village

Native American Historical Sites Alabama – Destination Three Have you ever been eye to eye with a swooping hawk? Take

Oakville Indian Mounds Museum arrowhead collection

Finding Ancient History at the Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center

Native American Historical Sites Alabama – Destination Two Arrowheads mounted on a large wooden sign point the way to the

Trail of Tears National Historic Trail Road Markers

The Trail of Tears: Fort Payne Alabama Historic Cabin Site

Native American Historical Sites Alabama – Destination One Modern day Fort Payne, Alabama, is best known as home to the

Chattanooga Choo Choo Train

Chattanooga: 24 Hours at the Chattanooga Choo Choo

As train enthusiasts and historians, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the iconic Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel. A crack here and there or continuing renovations were just part of the charm of the place. For me, a few dents and bruises are indication of a life well lived. Embrace the history and this treasured slice of Americana.

The Passage permanent structure and exhibits in Chattanooga

Chattanooga: Lamentations at The Passage

Five Day Road Trip in the Tennessee Valley – Huntsville to Chattanooga Seventh Stop – The Passage Water provided life

Statue of Cherokee at river bank with fish - Walk Cha Tour in Chattanooga

Chattanooga Tennessee: Free Walk Cha Tour

Five Day Road Trip in the Tennessee Valley – Huntsville to Chattanooga Seventh Stop – Walk Cha Tour A proper