Monday, December 29, 2014

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Cincinnati, Ohio

I didn't get inside, but thought the outdoor sculpture was quite amusing.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

National Museum of the Air Force, Dayton, Ohio

Lots of planes. Lots and lots of planes.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Attempted Assassination of Theodore Roosevelt, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

On the site of the current Hyatt was where Theodore Roosevelt was almost assassinated, but as he said, "It takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose!"

Friday, September 26, 2014

Joseph McCarthy Grave, Appleton, Wisconsin

The man who warned America about Communism, and one of the few famous people to come out of Appleton. Nice location for the grave right along the river. The history museum has hidden the McCarthy stuff in the basement.

The History Museum at the Castle, Appleton, Wisconsin

Harry Houdini, the famous escape artist and his effects are kept in this interesting building in Appleton. Museum is very kid-centric.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Belle of Cincinnati, Newport, Kentucky, USA

A quasi old fashioned paddleboat ride down the Ohio River

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California

Most famous bridge on the Pacific Ocean. Made it halfway across and came back. And saw Alcatraz.

Apple Headquarters, Cupertino, California, USA

The new tourist site in America is the "Company Store" of the beloved captain of industry, Steve Jobs and his Apple corporation. Address is the iconic "One Infinite Loop."

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California

What is an American road trip without baseball? Not much. Decent stadium, big parking lot.

Richard Nixon Library & Museum, Yorba Linda, California

One of the more interesting presidents in American history, the only one to have resigned in office.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Sunday, July 06, 2014

East Troy Electric Railroad, East Troy, Wisconsin, USA

With frequent service to the Elegant Farmer in Mukwonago, this is the "last vestige of Wisconsin's once broad network of electric interurban railways."

Saturday, July 05, 2014

Lapham Peak, Delafield, Wisconsin

Highest Peak in Waukesha County, with an interesting meteorological historical marker...

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Fox River, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Frame Park, contains a map of Waukesha in the floor, as well as an interesting wave patterns in the river.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Fox River, Oshkosh, WI

Where Lake Butte des Mortes meets Lake Winnebago - the Fox River goes thru downtown Oshkosh.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Billy Sunday Home, Winona Lake, IN

Grace College is the big thing in Winona Lake, and the Billy Sunday home is the key historic structure. Tours are available most afternoons in the summer, and uphill in the Reneker Center is the other museum artifacts.

Monday, April 28, 2014

USS Indianapolis Memorial, Indianapolis, IN

The boat that sunk that was referenced in Jaws. Will try to get the new book Out of the Depths by Edgar Harrell about his experiences.