Step Back in Time at Jamestown & Yorktown

By Heidi

Welcome to this month’s Blogorail Peach Loop. Today, to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, we’re sharing some of our favorite National Parks.

24 years ago, my husband Brian and I honeymooned in what is considered the “Historic Triangle” of Virginia – Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown. One of my fondest memories of that trip was standing and watching the Glassblower at Jamestown. In fact, I enjoyed it so much that I purchased a piece of green glass on that trip. And, each time that we’ve visited the area since, I love taking my kids to watch the Glassblower as well. Often, we pick up little trinket items to bring home.

I love history, so visiting this area is a perfect fit! We visited again this past September. Fortunately, for us, Ian was a 4th grade student, so we were able to take advantage of the free (and discount) passes that the National Park Service was offering to 4th grade students and their families.

Let me share a bit about these National Parks (which work in conjunction with one another) and why I think …read more

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