Category Archives: Museums

Road Trip!

My wife, her parents and I spent a few days out of town this last week, and I wanted to share some things relevant, at least tangentially relevant, to this website. First day was at that long time favorite destination … Continue reading

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Salute to Canada by The Yankee Air Force

This last weekend (6/12 & 6/13) the Yankee Air Museum, at Willow Run Airport, hosted a mini Air Show scheduled for just two hours each evening. They kicked off the evening with their own flying collection doing fly bys, this … Continue reading

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A Day At Fort Holmes

Call this a follow up to my previous “A Day At Fort Mackinac” three years later…

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Cars and Planes

Yankee Air Museum, at Willow Run Airport, had a fun cars and planes event today, presumably to make up for this year’s cancelled air show. I had some fears when I signed up, like I might feel silly with the … Continue reading

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A Day at Pearl Harbor

There may be no one place more central to the American story of World War II than the naval base at Pearl Harbor.  The name alone means something to almost every American, it has to be spoken with a certain … Continue reading

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Yet Another (!) Day at the Museum of the United States Air Force

No doubt this is one of my favorite places on Earth!  So when the newly restored Memphis Belle was rolled out for display I made another journey to Dayton. I don’t know all the behind scenes politicking, but apparently when the City … Continue reading

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A Day at Fort Mackinac

Another of my slightly off topic posts. But as I’ve said since way back, I love military history in general, so this seem’s good to me! These days Mackinac Island is best known as tourist destination.  Grand Hotel, fudge and … Continue reading

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Thunder Over Michigan – 2017

This year’s Thunder Over Michigan was held this last weekend; the first in September which made it Labor Day weekend and the first three day event I remember them doing. As always, there were some familiar acts, and a few … Continue reading

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A Day at Patriot’s Point

I’m just back home after a week long vacation to Charleston, SC.  My wife would probably go on about the architecture, the awesome food or the perfect weather we had.  But we all know the real point is military history! … Continue reading

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Another Day at The Museum of the United States Air Force

I last visited the US Air Force Museum two years ago and wrote about it here.  This is a place I could enjoy quite often, so when they provided the excuse of opening a new building this summer I had … Continue reading

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