The La Follette School of Public Affairs is the current occupant of a home was built in 1855, before the University of Wisconsin even owned the land. Later, as part of the University’s holdings, the structure served as the main residence of several UW presidents. It’s been remodeled several times, and the basic configuration today dates from 1903.
Bascom Hall, on the University of Wisconsin campus, is almost as recognizable as Bucky Badger. Bascom Hall is fronted by a statue of Abraham Lincoln, which is a popular photo destination for visitors and students alike.
At the end of our day at Fort Ticonderoga, we discovered a bonus: the King’s Garden. The King’s Garden is one of the oldest cultivated gardens in the United States. It’s a quiet space for wandering, and it’s a completely different experience from the grandeur of the fort. The garden wall is anchored at the […]
We are in Gulf Shores, Alabama, for Spring Break. We rented ourselves a condo unit at a large complex called the Beach Club. We’re on the 11th floor, with nice views of the Gulf of Mexico. We are west of the actual town of Gulf Shores, wisely out of earshot of the spring break revelers, […]
The Fort Morgan casemantes were originally designed to protect cannon, but they were rarely used for anything more than storage of goods and sometimes housing for soldiers.