Homeplaces

Ford Assembly Building at Night

California – Rosie The Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park

Richmond, California was a boomtown in the extreme. During World War II, over 50 businesses in Richmond, California converted to the production of war materials as four temporary shipyards… read more!

 


Mark Twain House

Connecticut – Mark Twain House and Neighborhood

The Mark Twain House & Museum is located in Hartford, Connecticut. The house was designed and built for Samuel Clemens (“Mark Twain”), and he and his family lived in the home from 1874 until  … read more!

 

 


Walking out to take notes about the neighborhood

Georgia – Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor

Savannah, GA’s history and culture are deeply embedded in the stories of the Gullah-Geechee, descendants of enslaved Africans who live in the Lowcountry regions of the states of Georgia and South Carolina. To outsiders, … read more!

 

 


Sandhills Fog

Nebraska – Plains Homeplaces: Homestead and Agate Fossil Beds National Monuments

The promise of free land, as offered through the Homestead Act of 1862, inspired millions of people to pursue their vision of the American Dream. Land and land ownership, and building a home on that land, were … read more!

 

 


Fort Totten

North Dakota – Fort Totten Boarding School

Fort Totten Historic Site is located on the southeastern edge of the town of Fort Totten on the Spirit Lake Reservation in Benson County, North Dakota. The site’s complex history reflects the larger story … read more!