Budapest

I had the great fortune to spend a few days in Budapest, Hungary this week. I was working during the day, but took me cameras out every morning and evening. I’ve also been playing with a new tool for building mobile friendly slide shows. So here’s a test Budapest Album .

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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Martha and Mary Chapel

According to their website ( www.wayside.org/tour/martha-mary-chapel ): “The Martha-Mary Chapel was built by boys from the Wayside Inn Boys’ School operated by Henry Ford on the Wayside Inn property. Wood for the building came from trees felled by the historic hurricane of 1938. The Chapel celebrated its first wedding in 1941.
The Martha- Mary Chapel is …

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Golden Gate Bridge

I had the opportunity to visit the Golden Gate Bridge this afternoon. I took a cable car to Fisherman’s Wharf and walked along the bay. As I approached it I was not surprised but a a bit disappointed to see the great bridge shrouded in the famous area fog.
 
Luck smiled on me. Just as …

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Acton Memorials

Along the very short Prospect Street in Acton, Massachusetts, are two monuments to minutemen of April 19th, 1775.
The Blanchard brothers were among the men from Acton serving under Captain Isaac Davis. Young Luther was a fifer. When the minutemen formed up to take on the British army at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Capt. …

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