George Washington, his white oak fort and how he started a world war

2020-04-11T00:55:09-04:00February 20th, 2018|History|

England and France were old enemies and in the 1750s that was no different. Both wanted to be the dominant power in Europe and to control all of North America. What would become Canada and the United States were rich in resources and by having total control of that territory that nation could control the [...]

Wye Mills and its oak tree

2017-09-17T11:03:50-04:00September 21st, 2017|History, World's Oldest Trees|

The state of Maryland has many exciting things to see, from the mountains of Western Maryland to the beaches of the Eastern Shore. In between are other exciting places that can take you back in time or just provide a day or night of relaxation. In the former category is a place called Wye Mills [...]

State trees

2020-04-11T00:55:14-04:00August 8th, 2017|Barnyard fun|

Trees come in many different shapes and sizes. Some grow large and can be used to build massive wooden structures that could potentially be used for reclaimed wood. Some trees are not large enough or are more decorative. Each of the trees have value and some have enough value to be named an official state [...]