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Destination Unknown – The Greenbrier Resort, West Virginia

Tour Date:  11/07/2020 Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty Elizabeth takes us to the the mountains of West Virginia.  Since 1778, The Greenbrier Resort has welcomed guests from around the world.  Known for its amazing golf courses, 20 restaurants and 710 guest rooms, The Greenbrier has welcomed 26 American Presidents and leaders …

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Destination Unknown – Ft. Knox, Kentucky

Tour Date:  10/31/2020 Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty Elizabeth takes us to the rolling hills of Kentucky south of Louisville.  There, nearly 100 years ago, the government  built the Ft. Knox Army Base.   In 1936, the US Mint chose the secure military base and built the Ft. Knox Bullion Depository and …

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Destination Unknown – Graceland

Tour Date:  10/24/2020 Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty 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 later, Vernon and his new wife moved out.  Graceland …

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Destination Unknown – Lizzie Borden’s House

Tour Date:  10/17/2020 Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty Elizabeth takes us to what’s now a quaint New England bread and breakfast located at 230 2nd Street in Fall River, MA.  From 1874-1892 this modest, two story home served as the home of Andrew and Abby Borden.  Mr. and Mrs. Borden’s two …

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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 – Austin Bats

  Tour Date:  10/03/2020 Tour Guide: Elizabeth Dougherty Elizabeth takes us to the Congress Avenue Bridge over Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas, home of one of the largest bat conservatories in the US.  From early spring to late summer, thousands of bats fill the air at sunset looking for …

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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 of …

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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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