10 Historic Places To Retire

September 11, 2010

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10 Historic Places To Retire

Richard Shortlidge, 68, is spending his retirement years firing muskets and cannons. He portrays a Spanish soldier in full uniform and performs traditional leatherworking at Fort Mose Historic State Park in St. Augustine, Fla., the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the United States. “If you are a lover of history and nature, you’d be hard-pressed to find a place that combines both of these as well as they are combined in St. Augustine,” Shortlidge says. To find a few historic places to retire, U.S. News used a Best Places to Retire search tool powered by data from Onboard Informatics. We looked for places filled with museums, libraries, and national historic monuments that also offer a good quality of life and plenty of amenities for seniors. Charleston, S.C., named for King Charles II of England in the 1600s, is a living museum for Civil War buffs. [Read this article]

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