Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Located outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Valley Forge National Historical Park preserves an important part of the history of the United States. During the Revolutionary War, the site served as the campsite of the Continental Army commanded by General George Washington. … Continue reading

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Philly Cheesesteak

We used to live outside of Philadelphia many years ago and one of our favorite meals were Philly Cheesesteaks. We have tried to get them occasionally here in Colorado and with few exceptions, nothing matches the real thing. Every time … Continue reading

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Fountain Photo Challenge – Urban Fountains

Here is another photo for the urban fountain photo challenge. This is a photo of the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Square Philadelphia. Designed by Alexander Calder in 1924, the figures are of Native Americans meant to symbolize the three … Continue reading

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Unexpected Nostalgia

We just returned from Pennsylvania where we were attending the wedding of our son to his wonderful fiancée.  Obviously the point of the trip was to spend time with family and attend the ceremony and reception, but we planned a … Continue reading

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