The United States Botanic Gardens: A Hidden Oasis in the Concrete Jungle

toursforhumanity History, Travel, Uncategorized

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed. -Walt Whitman One of the best things about visiting D.C. is the amazing collection of museums the city has to offer.  Everyone talks about the Air and Space and American History museum, but the United States Botanic Garden is one you hardly hear about.  Which …

Raise a Glass to Freedom

Shane McCarthy History

© tab62 Drop in on any 6th grade U.S. history class and you’ll hear that the American Revolution found its legs when the British slapped taxes on the colonists’ tea and stamps in an ill-conceived attempt to raise funds. Their tax on sugar is less talked about, but perhaps more pivotal in speeding up the insurrection. Follow the money trail. …