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Tag: Delaware

Historic Dover

Dover, Delaware turned out to be a fantastic historical destination. Today I visited the  Air Mobility Command Museum, Johnson Victrola Museum, John Dickinson Plantation,  Biggs Museum of American Art, Golden Fleece Tavern, and Delaware’s Old State House and learned all about how Delaware became the USA’s first state. The AMC Museum is located next to Dover’s Air Force Base. The former Air Force Two retired here and was last used about 10 years ago for diplomatic purposes. Usually First Ladies and Vice Presidents used this plane. We were able to go inside and see the décor, dishes, and flight controls. Read More

Dover Downs Track Tour

Nicknamed the Monster Mile, Dover International Speedway at Dover Downs was a fun place to visit. While no NASCAR races were happening while I was there, we had free reign of the track on a tour. The grading on the Dover International Speedway is 9% on the straightaways and 24% on the curves. It made for some interesting driving along the one mile speedway. High above the track in the VIP section, seats are autographed by NASCAR drivers signing their corresponding race car numbers. Unfortunately most viewers will never make it up here. The race has to be named after Read More