Category Archives: Personal Photographs

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, New Mexico, March 2018

    Located between Sante Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico is Kasha–Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, famous for its scenic cone shaped formations, composed of pumice, ash deposits from volcanic eruptions 6–7 million years ago. Millions of years of weathering have added the … Continue reading

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National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2018

  Very educational and interesting museum, unfortunately due to the nature of most of the exhibits, not very cheerful, extremely sobering. The museum has done an excellent job of telling the story of America’s venture into nuclear power. Great attention … Continue reading

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Team Martinez Visits Carnton Plantation & McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Franklin, Tennessee (2016

         Carnton Plantation is located in Franklin, Tennessee. The sprawling farm and its buildings played an important role during and immediately after the Battle of Franklin during the American Civil War.   Portrait of the Battle of Franklin John McGavock was 46 when … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, Tennessee (2016)

  What began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 is today a live entertainment phenomenon. Dedicated to honoring country music’s rich history and dynamic present, the Grand Ole Opry showcases a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart-toppers who … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits the Travellers Rest Plantation, Nashville, Tennessee (2016)

Travellers Rest Plantation     In 1799, the two story structure with four rooms was built by Judge John Overton (1766–1833). Overton was an advisor and close friend of Andrew Jackson, judge at the Superior Court of Tennessee and co-founder of Memphis, Tennessee. Overton originally named the … Continue reading

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Team Martinez visits Rock Island State Park & Caney Fork River, Tennessee (2016)

              

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Team Martinez visits Enchanted Rock, Texas (2017)

        

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