Arlington National Cemetery

Two weeks before he was laid to rest here, President John Kennedy visited the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery to lay a wreath on Armistice Day (now known as Veteran’s Day).
In a visit earlier in the year he had commented that the view from this spot on the hill before Arlington House …

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Dawn in DC

The inscription over the famous staute of Lincoln reads “In this temple as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union the memory of Abraham Lincoln in enshrined forever”. The memorial building itself is in the form of a Greek Doric temple.
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Maryland Covered Bridges

I finally had a chance to visit a few of the covered bridges in the state of my birth. There’s only six remaining in Maryland and I visited half this morning.
The Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge is a great example of why these structures are now so rare, but also why any still exist at …

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