It was recently announced that a new museum focusing on civil rights in western Massachusetts has opened. Located in the city of Great Barrington, the owner and operator of the museum says he had hoped to open it on the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Museums around the US are honoring those who gave their lives and those most affected by the civil war. Travel with Bill Bailey as we take a closer look at some of the great ways you can share the meaning of this part of our history with your family on your next vacation.
About the Civil War Trust
America’s largest non-profit organization, the Civil War Trust was created to protect the civil war battlefields as well as promoting education and heritage tourism. Events around the United States will be taking place throughout the year. States that are participating in this historic anniversary include Illinois, Washington DC, North Carolina, Georgia, Arkansas, Virginia, New York, Tennessee and more.
Providing Americans with the opportunity to reflect on the importance of the events which led up to this most influential time in our nations history, this sesquicentennial is a great way for vacationers to visit some of Americas most historic sites and invite your children to learn more about our past. To learn more about the events occurring throughout the US visit the Civil War Trust website at civilwar.org.
The Civil War Discovery Trail
Travel through 31 states and visit over 600 sites of historic importance on the Civil War Discovery Trail. Some of the destinations including on this trail include Ford’s Theatre, Antietam National Battlefield, Port Hudson, and hundreds of others all dealing with the struggles related to this important time in our Nations history. An inexpensive a relatively easy way to vacation, exploring and experiencing the history of the US is a great way to get out and enjoy a vacation you and your family can all appreciate.
Bill Bailey Travel Club invites you to get out and explore the world around you. Enjoy the experiences related to history, heritage, culture and life in the past that help to make America what it is today. Learn more about the present by exploring the past with heritage tourism. Learn more about your state while you travel with Bill Bailey travel club.
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