Bradford House Museum
Bus tour groups traveling through southwestern Pennsylvania will want to schedule a stop in this historic city, site of the famous Whiskey Rebellion – one of the first tests of America’s new democratic government.
In 1794, David Bradford, a successful local attorney and the Deputy Attorney General for Washington County, led frontier farmers in protest of the high federal whiskey excise tax in what would become known as the Whiskey Rebellion. In response, President George Washington sent General “Light Horse Harry” Lee, along with 13,000 troops, to quell the insurrection. To continue reading click here.
Jim Dykes, Licensed New York City Tour Guide
“Many people forget that New York City was the new nation’s First Capital. In fact, George Washington was sworn in as president on this very spot on April 30, 1789,” says New York City step-on guide Jim Dykes during a tour for a group of adults and (mostly Latino) students from Florida. “We were all around New York City and the kids were surprised at how much history is in New York. One young woman said she had no idea New York was so full of history from the Revolutionary War.” To continue reading Click here.
Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad
Romney, West Virginia
Located in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, you will find Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad. Operating since 1991, Potomac Eagle features a collection that includes 1920s open-window coaches, open-sided observation car, open-top gondola observation car, and two lounge cars: Chessie Club and Eagle Cañon.
Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, about 1 ½ miles north of Romney, the oldest town in West Virginia. It is situated next to a charming homestead with a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. To continue reading click here.
Presque Isle Downs and Casino
The “in” place for excitement and the thrill of live gaming action can be found at Eldorado Resorts Presque Isle Downs and Casino in Erie, Pennsylvania. Gaming options include craps, blackjack, roulette, Let It Ride, Pai Gow poker, Spanish 21, three card poker, Texas Hold ‘Em, Mississippi Stud, mini-baccarat and live poker action. If slots are your game, you have come to the right place. They offer everything from penny to $100 games and everything in between including the latest progressives. To continue reading click here.