Longwood Gardens

Water Lilies

If you are ever in the Philadelphia area for more than a couple of days, I highly recommend taking time to visit Longwood Gardens in nearby Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.  It is an hour drive west of center city Philadelphia or only 38 minutes from where my wife, Mary, and I stayed in Drexel Hill, PA Read More >

Abandoned Dixie Cup Factory

abandoned America

The Dixie Cup Co. plant opened in 1921. The company got its start in New York, but industrialist Hugh Moore moved to the Lehigh Valley because he needed more manufacturing space. The cups were originally called Health Kups, but Moore switched the name to Dixie after a popular line of dolls made by the Dixie Read More >

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