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Wichita Restaurant and Other Closings – March 17, 2020 My Experience

This afternoon a friend took me out to lunch. I didn’t have access to this list from the local Wichita newspaper at the time: https://www.kansas.com/entertainment/restaurants/dining-with-denise-neil/article241264806.html?. There were plenty of restaurants and fast-food places that were take-out and/or drive-thru only with … Continue reading

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Kansas: Historic Adobe Museum — McGee Travel Tales – Kansas Tuesdays March 17, 2020

Keltin and I took an afternoon to explore and our first stop was the Historic Adobe Museum in Ulysses, Kansas. This is a cute little museum that explores the history of the Grant County and the Santa Fe Trail. There … Continue reading

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Museums and Historic Sites Have Mixed Response to COVID-19 — Engaging Places

With concerns about the COVID-19 virus increasing, schools have moved to online instruction, the United States has closed entry to European citizens, and late-night talk shows are performing to empty rooms. The response by museums and historic sites, however, has … Continue reading

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Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh – North Carolina Thursdays March 12, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I focused on Wake County, North Carolina. A quick check of Raleigh – https://www.visitraleigh.com/listing/marbles-kids-museum/59277/ yielded the Marbles Kids Museum – Raleigh, a museum that includes programs for children with disabilities. Bit longer than … Continue reading

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National Glass Museum, Wellington – Kansas Tuesdays March 10, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Mississippi Music Museum, Hazlehurst – Mississippi Mondays March 9, 2020

This week’s Mississippi Mondays post is Mississippi Music Museum, Hazlehurst (Copiah County): https://web.archive.org/web/20180101000000*/http://www.msmusic.org/mississippi-music-museum.html. This is one of several music museums in Mississippi. It’s in the same building as the Train Depot Museum. I checked both when doing my research as … Continue reading

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Ava Gardner Museum, Smithfield – North Carolina Thursdays March 5, 2020

Continuing my westward trek again for North Carolina Thursdays, I noticed Smithfield in Johnston County. Did a quick check and found Ava Gardner Museum:  https://trip101.com/article/best-things-to-do-smithfield-nc.  Official Website: https://avagardner.org/ Website: https://avagardner.org/ 325 E. Market St. Smithfield, NC 27577 Phone: 919-934-5830 Email: … Continue reading

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Synagogues, Old Town Square and the Opera — Wanderlust Wonderland

On our second day in Prague, we explored the old town and learned some more about the history of the city. We visited some beautiful and impressive synagogues and checked out the highlights such as the astronomical clock and the týnchurch. … Continue reading

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Close to Home: Grapevine Museum — McGee Travel Tales

Last weekend Keltin and I stopped by the Grapevine Settlement to City Museum and were greeted by two wonderful ladies. The museum consists of four main buildings and is free to visit! The main portion of the museum is inside … Continue reading

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Mennonite Heritage and Agricultural Museum, Goessel – Kansas Tuesdays March 3, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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