Drove up to Concord, the state capital of New Hampshire. Of course, New Hampshire is in the news every four years because of its first-in-the-nation presidential primary, which the state jealously guards. Also interesting: the state legislature, known as the General Court, is huge – 424 members. It’s the largest state legislature and the fourth-largest English-speaking legislative chamber…anywhere! Another oddity: Unlike most states, the term of governor is two years instead of… Read More
Drove over to Springfield, Illinois to take in all of the Abraham Lincoln sites, including the family home, plus the state capitol building.