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Bart Stump

BSR Contributor Since May 22, 2023

Bart Stump (he/him) is an educator, historian, writer, and adventurer.

Bart Stump has been teaching middle-school history for more than 20 years, and freelance writing for 13 years. He has been published in numerous magazines and has written articles about intriguing personalities, interesting locations, historical events, and parenting topics. In his spare time, Bart enjoys reading, nature study, biking, kayaking, local history, genealogy, and treasure hunting.

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Exterior view of the huge ship on the river under a bright blue sky. An American flag flies in the foreground.

Meet Camden’s Battleship New Jersey, a great summer trip for Philly-area history fans

All aboard the Big J

On the way to the shore, writer and teacher Bart Stump noticed an intriguing destination while crossing the Ben Franklin: Camden’s Battleship New Jersey, which turns a massive US warship into a public museum.
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A white woman squats on a brown rock surface, using a wet sponge to reveal an ancient Indigenous carved medicine wheel.

Three free road trips from Philadelphia offer a treasure-hunting trifecta

Hit the road (or the river) to discover fossils, Jersey diamonds, and petroglyphs

Writer Bart Stump is a seasoned local adventurer. He recommends three summer destinations for all kinds of Philly-area treasure hunters, with itineraries in Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
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Bart Stump

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