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 .

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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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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Wadsworth Monument

The monument reads:
This monument is erected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the town of Sudbury in grateful rememberence of the services and sufferings of the founders of the state: and especially in honor of
Capt. S. Wadsworth of Milton.
Capt Brocklebank of Rowley,
Lieut. Sharp of Brookline.
and twenty six others, men of their command, who fell near …

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Schmapped Again

One of my photos of the Korean War Memorial in Washington DC was used in the latest version of Schmap’s DC map .
It sounds a little morose to have a favorite war memorial, but this is mine.
Here’s the original photo I made: