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Fort Knox II

Fort Knox II

It’s an Indiana State Museum site about four miles up the Wabash River from Vincennes, Indiana and just around the corner from Ouabache Trails Park Campground, our home for the last four nights. Named for the country's first Secretary of War, Henry Knox, Fort Knox II...

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Grouseland

Grouseland

The majestic home of the first Governor of the Territory of Indiana was the magnet that pulled the two of us to Vincennes, Indiana. Grouseland was constructed in 1802-1804 after William Henry Harrison was appointed governor in 1800. Knowing that the home is undergoing...

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William Henry Harrison Memorial

William Henry Harrison Memorial

Like most Americans, we knew little about the 9th President of the United States except for his 1840 campaign slogan, "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" and that he died one month into his presidency presumably of pneumonia after delivering a two hour long inaugural address...

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Tippecanoe Battlefield

Tippecanoe Battlefield

Biography of Harrison We love it when we stumble upon places that we know about from history classes. Today it was the Tippecanoe Battlefield and Museum. We visited the site of the November 7, 1811 battle between U.S. forces led by then Indiana governor William Henry...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.