Back To The Pastby jd cooley, carmindy phillips, jackson burger
The first stop is Charleston, S.C. We are going to Fort Sumter National Monument.
This is where the first shots of the Civil War were fired ! After South Carolina's session from the Union, Union forces occupied the unfinished Fort Sumter.
Now we head to a nearby Slave Mart Museum.
This is an auction house where Slave Masters sold and bought slaves. The Old Slave Mart Museum was made in 1859, and was used until the U.S abolished slavery.
Then we head to the home of the USS Yorktown. At Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum.
Where USS Yorktown, USS Laffey, And USS Clamagore all retired World War 2 Watercraft. The USS Yorktown is an aircraft carrier, the USS Laffey was a destroyer, and the USS Clamagore was a submarine.
We leave Charleston, SC and we head to Williamsburg,V.A. First, we're going to is Jamestown.
Jamestown was the first settlement under the charter granted to the Virginia company by King James the first. The settlement eventually grew and held the first English representative assembly in North America.
Now we head to one of Virginia's oldest sights, Colonial Williamsburg.
Founded in 1632 as middle plantation as a fortified settlement on high ground between the James and York rivers. Served as the Capital of the colony of Virginia from 1699 to 1780.
We leave Williamsburg, V.A and head to Philadelphia, P.A. First we go to the Liberty Bell.
The Liberty Bell is a symbol of American independence. The Liberty Bell is known for its crack. The Liberty Bell was originally cast in 1752 in London.
Now we head to where America signed the Declaration of Independence, Independence Hall.
Independence Hall is where The Declaration of Independence and The US Constitution were both signed. Our finding fathers all met here on July 4, 1776 to sign the Declaration of Independence.
Our final trip is to Congress Hall.
Built as the Philadelphia county courthouse, Congress Hall was home to the U.S. Congress from December 6, 1790 to May 14, 1800. Held the presidential inaugurations of both George Washington and John Adams.
Now we head back home to Danville, KY. Thanks for joining us on this trip.