From National Parks

Monocacy National Battlefield in Maryland

On our way back from Washington DC, Tom and I stopped at one more National Park:  Monocacy National Battlefield.  Monocacy was the closest Civil War battle to Washington DC.  I mentioned it in yesterday’s post about the Civil War Defenses of Washington. Monocacy National Battlefield commemorates the place where the Union troops left in Washington …

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Flight 93 National Memorial

While my parents were visiting, we went to Flight 93 National Memorial.  We went the week after the 9/11 anniversary.  Even though it was after the anniversary, the park was extremely busy with the kind of number we usually see only in the big western parks.  The day we went I counted six school buses, …

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