Habeeb Salloum visits the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site where he views exhibits about Poe’s troubled life and recalls verses that he once memorized
History is a part of every trip, whether it’s recent or ancient history. Here we include stories where the authors experienced historical travel.
Pompeii, Italy: A visit to the ancient Roman city, buried in volcanic ash to see the plaster casts made of the people who died and Pompeii kissing statue.
Sardinia: The thermal baths in Fordongianus, Sardinia, exploring the rich history of the region, dating back thousands of years from Roman times.
St. Francisville Lousiana: Visiting this part of northern Louisiana to tour historic plantation homes like Rosedown, Myrtles and the Cottage Plantations.
Deerfield, MA: Kevin McDowell visits Historic Deerfield, Massachusetts, a museum which includes eleven restored historic homes and gives visitors a glimpse of life in colonial America.