Somewhere between 7,000 and 8,000 men lost their lives during the three-day Battle of Gettysburg. Most of the Union casualties are now buried in the Gettysburg National Cemetery, but not everyone who died amid the fighting is accounted for.
The Freedom Trail is a “highlights reel” of Boston historical markers, museums, churches, and a ship informing visitors about Boston’s Revolutionary History. This interactive trail is marked by red bricks or a painted sidewalk that winds through the city streets of Boston.
If you ask a historian what Gettysburg is most famous for, nine out of ten will say one thing: Pickett’s Charge. And if you visit the national military park today, you can actually walk Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg yourself, retracing that fateful, doomed assault.
How do you tour Central Park in NYC? There are many options for touring New York’s Central Park, including on foot, by bike, or even in a buggy or bike rickshaw. The first thing to note before you choose a mode of transportation is that Central Park is much larger than most visitors expect it to be. From top to bottom, Central Park spans 50 city blocks, or around two and a half miles.
Chichen Itza is a fascinating historical site located in the Tinum Municipality of Yucatan, Mexico. It was built by the Maya People around the year 800 AD. You may wish to brush up on Mayan history and mythology before touring Chichen Itza.