# Historic sites
Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village
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The Tijeras Pueblo Archeological Site
For many years I've passed by the Tijeras Pueblo Archeological Site and never took the time to visit. This past weekend, we stopped by for a visit. It's a pretty area with a 1/3 mile trail, however the ruins are buried underground and the museum was closed during our visit. There are lots of interpretive signs and you can learn about the history and plants and minerals of the area.
The Town that Disappeared: New Echota and the Scene of an Unsolved Murder
In this episode, Tommy and I visit what was once the capitol of the Southeastern Band of Cherokee. Established in 1821, this bustling metropolis would become a ghost town less than 15 years later. Oh, and one of its buildings was also the scene of an unsolved murder.
Georgia State Parks Combination Passes Make Great Gifts for State Explorers, History Buffs and Outdoors Lovers
If you're looking for the perfect gift for Georgia explorers, look no further than the Georgia State Parks combo passes or gift cards. These combination passes offer admission to Georgia State Parks and Georgia Historic sites for a full year with one simple purchase.
Exploring Honesdale's Train History
Have you explored historic Honesdale's train history yet? If not, the Wayne County Historical Society is the best place to start. Watch the video and see what you can get up to and visit the Wayne County Historical Society next time you're in the area to see for yourself!
Oceanside Historic Property Shares Stories Of First People and First Explorers
Washington is littered with historic sites along the coast which reflect the tales of Lewis & Clark, but long before the expedition took place this portion of Washington was already a thriving trade center. Come walk through history and learn of the first people and the settlers which followed at this unique roadside stop along the ocean.
Visiting The Jemez Historic Site in Jemez Springs, New Mexico
The Jemez Historic Site was established to protect the ancient village of Gisewa and the San Jose de los Jemez mission church. The Gisewa people lived in this area for hundreds of years previous to the Spaniards coming through and built this church on the site. The site is extremely well preserved. Visit today in the town of Jemez Springs, New Mexico!
Ocmulgee Mounds history extends back 17,000 years
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