Destination Unknown

Each week, Elizabeth takes us to one of those fun, strange or magical places that somehow never seem to make it to the travel guides.

Destination Unknown – Graceland

Tour Date:  10/24/2020 Destination Unknown – Graceland Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty Destination Unknown – Graceland – Elizabeth takes us to the second most-visited home in America, Graceland!   A young Elvis Presley purchased the 17,552 sq ft mansion for his parents in 1957.  Gladys Presley died in 1958 and two years …

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Destination Unknown – Eisenhower Presidential Museum

Tour Date:  10/10/2020 Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty Elizabeth takes us to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library in Abilene, Kansas.  In 1958, President Eisenhower signed the bill that created NASA, but why?  What did Ike know that prompted the hasty creation of an entire agency dedicated to space exploration and …

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Destination Unknown – Tybee Island, Georgia

 Tour Date:  09/26/2020 Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty Elizabeth takes us to Tybee Island off the coast of Savannah, Georgia.  The island is the destination for vacationers but also holds a mid-20th century secret/mystery.  On February 5, 1958, a mid air collision between two air force jets caused the ejection …

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Destination Unknown – Hard Luck Mine Castle

Tour Date:  09/19/2020 Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty Elizabeth takes us 35 miles south of Goldfield, Nevada to the Hard Luck Mine Castle.   A former gold mine, (1897-1945) the site is now the home of Randy Johnson who built a 4 story, self-contained, off-the-grid fortress in the Nevada desert.  There’s also …

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Destination Unknown – Leaf Peeping 2020

Tour Date:  09/12/2020 Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty Elizabeth takes us on a journey to see the leaves change colors as autumn 2020 approaches.  Typically, people think of the northeastern United States when they think about “leaf peeping” but there are dozens of other locations around to visit. Enjoy! Join us …

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