I mentioned earlier this week that I would share some photos from my visit to Mark Twain’s house in Hartford, Connecticut. This isn’t the first time some of the photos appeared on this blog. Back when I first started blogging … Continue reading
Today is the 4th of July in the States. Even though we live in London, we still try to celebrate all the American holidays. Tonight we’ll lift a glass in a salute to the US. Instead of having one travel … Continue reading
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Harriet Beecher Stowe’s house in Hartford, Connecticut. She’s the author of the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
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Mark Twain’s house in Hartford, Connecticut.
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To decide to get out of town and hit the road for a weekend getaway in Hartford, Connecticut.
Not all of my sightseeing includes historical places. I like to mix the “serious” with fun. After touring the Twain and Stowe houses we headed to the Olde Burnside Brewing Company located in East Hartford, Connecticut. The website states that tours are available … Continue reading
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On a whim last week we decided to go out of town for the weekend. We ended up in Hartford Connecticut. We had been there before but we weren’t able to do some of the stuff we wanted to do … Continue reading
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To visit the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut.