Diane Lyn Travel Gal
This National Historic Landmark in York, Maine, is one of the oldest Colonial buildings still standing in its original location. The Old Gaol was the first jailhouse in America as the King’s prison for Province. It has a haunted history. Read the story and see the pictures.
I found a lovely, historic resort called Wentworth by the Sea. It is one of New Hampshire’s surviving Gilded Age grand hotels, and the last located on the coast. What makes this place so special? Is it haunted? Read the story and see the photo gallery.
Baltimore’s skyline all lit up, what’s new?
Kevin Spacey’s series, “House Of Cards” is filming today. Where can you get a glimpse?
I bought this lovely treasure made in Maine. My purse is called a Maine Bait Bag. What are they made from?
On my vacation, I discovered this fascinating piece of history, The Portsmouth Naval Prison in Kittery Maine. Known as the “Alcatraz of the East”, this historic institution, perched on a rocky cliff in Maine. In 1908, the first Naval prisoners arrived and incarcerated for their war/military crimes. Portsmouth Naval Prison has a lot of Hollywood history. Movies were modeled after the structure. Many mentioned the institution in film. A list stars where in the prison! Humphrey Bogart and Steve Mc Queen have stories…
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The lighthouses of the Northeast are stunning, historic and lifesaving. Here’s a photo gallery of the most popular in Maine and NH.
After its military use in World War II, the lighthouse became a private residences. In 1971 it was purchased by a famous actress and her actor husband for $28,000.
Travel Gal, on the go and I love finding history! The (above) pic was taken while biking on the Western Maryland Rail Trail. It’s an old, but preserved cemetery. The stones date back to 1838 […]
I have lived in Bel Air all of my life and this weekend, was the first time I toured this historic part of Maryland history. Check out the photo gallery below and take a tour inside this 1788 gem. When I was in the fifth grade, my dad and I worked on our own Hays House for a school project. We did the outside of the house to scale:) Go inside…