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2005_DC_1445NY2DC -- Downtown -- National Savings Trust (SunTrust) (1445 New York Ave NW)
2005_DC_2Bobs_05041423Smithsonian Associates -- Two Bobs (Bob Dole and Bob Edwards)
The Two Bobs: Dole Speaks with Edwards: Recognized as one of the most prominent and respected political figures of our time, Bob Dole served as Republican leader of the United States Senate for 12 years, ran as the vice presidential nominee with Gerald Ford in 1976, and was the 1996 Republican nominee...
2005_DC_2ndDiv5DC -- Ellipse -- Second Division Memorial
2005_DC_4th_Concert_05070461DC -- 4th of July Concert @ U.S. Capitol (2005)
This year marks the 25th anniversary of A Capitol Fourth – a national Independence Day celebration where award-winning performers come together to pay tribute to the country they love for the enjoyment of millions of Americans.

2005_DC_4th_Fireworks_05070417Fireworks -- 4th of July Fireworks (2005) from the Lincoln Memorial
2005_DC_950F4DC -- Penn Qtr -- 920/926/950 F St (Atlantic Bldg)
2005_DC_AFRH5DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)
2005_DC_AHDDay_05032216Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: Donald L. Miller ("D-Days in the Pacific")
This was a preview of the new History Channel documentary, produced by Lou Reda Productions, based on Donald Miller's new book, D-Days in the Pacific. Afterward, there was a discussion with Miller as well as a reception.
2005_DC_AHJG_0510217Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: John Gorman ("Buckminster Fuller: Designing for Mobility")
Author Michael John Gorman presented Buckminster Fuller as an inventor through a visual exploration of his innovative projects. Hailed as one of the greatest minds of our times, Richard Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) is known as an American visionary. Designer, architect, engineer, inventor and...
2005_DC_AHJS_05121319Natl Museum of Amer History -- Event: John Stachel ("1905: Einstein's Miraculous Year")
1905: Einstein's Miraculous Year: The United Nations has endorsed the year 2005 as the World Year of Physics, a time for international celebration of the pioneering contributions of Albert Einstein in 1905 and an opportunity to increase worldwide awareness of the major role physics will play in the...
2005_DC_AmerInd3DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Outside Areas
I hadn't been back to this museum since its opening month and was curious how it was doing. The timed tickets for entry ended after about six months and, while crowded, it wasn't the packed anymore. None of the exhibits had changed since I was there almost a year ago -- they said the temporary exhibits...
2005_DC_AmerInd_Int21DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)
2005_DC_AmerInd_Modernism2DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser
Native Modernism: The Art of George Morrison and Allan Houser
September 21, 2004 – November 6, 2005
This exhibition introduces the art of George Morrison (Grand Portage Chippewa) and Allan Houser (Chiricahua Apache), two artists who have significantly influenced the direction of contemporary Native...
2005_DC_AmerInd_Our_Peoples19DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories
2005_DC_Andrea_0509144Borders -- Andrea Mitchell ("Talking Back...")
Veteran broadcast Journalist, Andrea Mitchell, signed copies of her book "Talking Back...To Presidents, Dictators and Assorted Scoundrels". Andrea has also been a trailblazer for women everywhere and her personal journey is not only inspiring, it is exciting.
2005_DC_Arboretum23DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum
With fall colors.
2005_DC_Arboretum_Bonsai21DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Bonsai & Penjing Museum
2005_DC_Archives6DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior
2005_DC_Archives_Eman6DC -- Natl Archives -- Case: Emancipation Proclamation (2005)
When President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, he said, "I never in my left, felt more certain that I was doing right than I do in signing this paper." The document proclaimed that slaves held in areas still in rebellion "are, and henceforward shall be free." It...
2005_DC_Archives_Paris15DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: Americans in Paris
The "Americans In Paris" exhibit. Statesmen, students, tourists, soldiers and artists -- Americans from all walks of life have gone to Paris to work, learn, and be inspired. When the United States first began the fight for independence from Great Britain, the Continental Congress sent Benjamin Franklin...
2005_DC_Archives_Rotunda2DC -- Natl Archives -- Rotunda
2005_DC_Archives_Worked14DC -- Natl Archives -- Exhibit: The Way We Worked
"The Way We Worked" exhibit. It featured 80 photographs taken between 1857-1987 showing how people worked in the United States. These include working in a coal mine, a steel mill, or at a telephone switchboard. Work and workplaces have gone through enormous transformations between the mid-19th and late...
2005_DC_Arena1DC -- Southwest -- Arena Stage
2005_DC_Art_Lobsterman1DC -- Public Art: The Waterman (sculpture by Victor Kahill) @ Waterfront
2005_DC_Art_Quixote_Rolph2DC -- Public Art: Don Quixote (sculpture by Miles Stafford Rolph, II) @ 18th and G NW (Foggy Bottom)
2005_DC_BABA_05042795British-American Business Assn (BABA) Travel Night @ Bank of America building 15th and G
This event was held at the Bank of America building on 15th and G. Talk about incredible views!
2005_DC_Bank_View16DC -- Bank of America Building @ 15th and G -- Views from...
2005_DC_Basilica_Cellar58DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Cellar level
2005_DC_Basilica_Main69DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Main level
2005_DC_Basilica_Out9DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views
2005_DC_BB_King_05091210Borders -- BB King ("B.B. King Treasures")
Just in time for his 80th birthday this month, B.B. King delivers "The B.B. King Treasures," a scrapbook following the path of his storied life and career. Included in this coffee table-worthy showpiece is perhaps the greatest treasure of all: a 60-minute CD filled with unreleased interviews and jam...
2005_DC_Bearss_05083111Dept of Interior -- Ed Bearss talk
On August 29, 1862, 2nd Lieutenant David Potts, Company I, 26th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry was killed in the dense woods near an unfinished railroad cut at the Battle of Second Manassas. Moving against a strong position held by troops commanded by General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, Potts'...
2005_DC_Beautiful_05110820Dept of Interior -- Kick-off for America's Beautiful Natl Parks exhibit
The new exhibit at the Dept of Interior Museum is called America's Beautiful National Parks. It's a collection of contemporary and historical large-scale photographs celebrating the diverse flora of our National Parks. It was an interesting idea for an exhibit, curated by Amy Lamb, since I usually...
2005_DC_Bethune9DC -- Logan Circle -- Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS (1318 Vermont Ave NW)
2005_DC_Bolivar_Statue6DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue
2005_DC_Botanic26DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden
2005_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi3DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park
2005_DC_Botanic_Stink10DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Stink Plant
I had no idea but it was the return of the Titan Arum weekend. There was another infamous stink plant. Native to Sumatra, Indonesia, they had had another one that bloomed in July 2003. I had gone then, along with 10,000 others, and couldn't smell it at all. This time, I could smell it but didn't find it...
2005_DC_Botanic_Xmas47DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2005)
2005_DC_Browne_0509136Capitol Hill History Project -- Joseph Browne (Adolf Cluss)
A friend and follower of Karl Marx in his native Germany, Adolf Cluss arrived on Capitol Hill with grand ideas for reforming society and becoming a major architect. He eventually cooled on Communism, but succeeded spectacularly as a designer of some of Washington’s most distinctive landmarks, including...
2005_DC_BSM2DC -- Ellipse -- Boy Scout Memorial
2005_DC_BuildingC_05091912NBM -- Architectural competition 2005
Student Competition Jury: They toiled all day Sunday. View students’ design solutions in a day-long exhibit in the National Building Museum’s Great Hall. Join students to hear a distinguished panel of jurists discuss the entries and announce the winners. The more famous judge was James Eyre, RIBA, a...
2005_DC_BuildingO_05120110NBM -- Cityscapes Revealed opening
This was the opening reception for the new National Building Museum exhibit, "Cityscapes Revealed," which features a survey of items from the museum's permanent exhibit. The speaker was Chase Rynd, president of the NBM.
2005_DC_Building44DC -- Natl Building Museum
Four visits: ...
2005_DC_Butt2DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain
2005_DC_Callbox1DC -- Callboxes
2005_DC_CalTort2California Tortilla @ Gallery Place ("Good Bob")
2005_DC_Calvary2DC -- Penn Qtr -- Calvary Baptist Church (755 8th St NW)
2005_DC_CapitolV3DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2005_DC_CapitolX11DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Christmas Tree (2005)
2005 -- Engelmann Spruce -- 65 feet (20 m) -- Santa Fe National Forest -- New Mexico -- The tree was lit by Dennis Hastert, assisted by eight-year-old Steven Castillo from Santa Fe, at 5 pm on December 8 in a ceremony including music performed by the United States Marine Band. Felled in early November,...
2005_DC_Capitol8DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)
2005_DC_Capitol_Grounds5DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds
2005_DC_CBF_0510249Olsson's -- Charles Bracelen Flood ("Grant and Sherman")
Civil War biographer Charles Bracelen Flood discusses Grant and Sherman: The Friendship That Won the Civil War. Nodding acquaintances at West Point, Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman met again in 1862 and liked each other immediately. The key, Flood writes, is that Sherman was the ideal...
2005_DC_Chastleton4DC -- Dupont Circle -- Chastleton Apartments (1701 16th St NW)
2005_DC_Cherry140DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2005)
I made six cherry blossom visits this year. This particular set includes: ...
2005_DC_Cincinatti4DC -- Dupont Circle -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House)
2005_DC_CIS2DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science
2005_DC_Collins_0504275Borders -- Judy Collins (performance)
2005_DC_Cong_Cem53DC -- Congressional Cemetery
2005_DC_Const_Gardens3DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2005_DC_Corcoran1DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art (Through 2014)
2005_DC_Cosmos_Club2DC -- Dupont Circle -- Cosmos Club (2121 Mass. Ave NW)
2005_DC_CourthousePk3DC -- Judiciary Square -- Courthouse Park (John Marshall Park and the one north of it)
2005_DC_Craft_Show32DC -- Smithsonian Craft Show (2005)
2005_DC_Crichton_05110612Smithsonian Associates -- Michael Crichton ("State of Fear")
An Afternoon with Michael Crichton: In Collaboration with The Washington Center for Complexity and Public Policy: Isn't it interesting how his novels always seem to pre-date some real-world scientific discovery, technological development or headline event?

Michael Crichton, mega-selling author and...
2005_DC_CrittersDC7DC -- Critters -- Squirrels and ducks
Three different casts:
(050427) The nesting duck at the Treasury Building got national coverage this year. It had settled by a tree in front of the Treasury Building and stayed there until the ducklings were born. People put out water bowls and surrounded it with metal fences and overhead netting for...
2005_DC_CTIA2DC -- Dupont Circle -- Cellular Telephone Industries Association (now The Wireless Association) (1400 16th St NW)
2005_DC_CWPT_Endangered_05022428CWPT's "America's Most Endangered Battlefields" presentation (2005) w/Darryl Worley
From the official CWPT announcement: The Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) released an investigative report on the status of the nation’s battlefields at a news conference on Thursday, February 24, 2005. The report, entitled "History Under Siege: America’s Endangered Civil War Battlefields",...
2005_DC_CWPT_Green_0505167CWPT -- Press Conference: "Blue, Gray, and Green" (2005)
At a news conference at the National Press Club, the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) unveiled a study on the economic benefits of battlefield preservation. The report, entitled Blue, Gray and Green: A Battlefield Benefits Guide for Community Leaders, provides concrete measures to help elected...
2005_DC_Darlington2DC -- Judiciary Square -- Darlington Memorial Fountain
2005_DC_DAR24DC -- Foggy Bottom -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall
2005_DC_DOC_0502076Dept of Commerce -- Event: Comments by Secretary Gutierrez
Carlos Gutierrez was sworn in as Secretary of Commerce on February 7, 2005 and addressed the Department that afternoon. He was introduced to the Department by Deputy Secretary Ted Kassinger.

Bush nominated Gutierrez to replace outgoing Commerce Secretary Evans on November 30, 2004. Gutierrez, 51, is...
2005_DC_DOI_Murals2DC -- Dept of Interior Building -- Murals
2005_DC_DOI_Museum34DC -- Dept of Interior Museum
2005_DC_Downtown2DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M)
2005_DC_Dupont_Circle13DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not the fountain)
2005_DC_Dupont_Fountain8DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain
2005_DC_Eastern_Market5DC -- Capitol Hill -- Eastern Market (225 7th St SE)
2005_DC_Eisner_05060815Smithsonian Associates -- Michael Eisner
Once Upon a Time ... in Camp Keewaydin: Michael Eisner’s Boyhood Memories: Long before he took the helm at one of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies, Walt Disney Co. CEO Michael D. Eisner was just a kid from New York City. But at age seven he began a rite of passage that left an...
2005_DC_Ellipse1DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)
2005_DC_Emb_Australia2DC -- Embassy of Australia
2005_DC_Emb_Canada4DC -- Embassy of Canada
2005_DC_Emb_Croatia2DC -- Embassy of Croatia
2005_DC_Emb_Turkey1DC -- Embassy of Turkey
2005_DC_Emmet_Mem2DC -- Robert Emmet Memorial
2005_DC_Epiphany16DC -- Penn Qtr -- Church of the Epiphany (317 G St NW)
2005_DC_EPPV6DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River
2005_DC_Ericsson1DC -- John Ericsson Memorial
2005_DC_Extra_MileC_05101430DC -- The Extra Mile Points of Light Volunteer Pathway opening ceremony
At a time when Americans are stepping forward with contributions and volunteer time to assist Gulf coast hurricane victims, the Points of Light Foundation will formally dedicate the Extra Mile – Points of Light Volunteer Pathway, a mile-long pathway of bronze medallions only blocks from the White House....
2005_DC_Extra_Mile28DC -- The Extra Mile Points of Light Volunteer Pathway
The new walk pieces were unveiled on October 14, 2005. These pictures were taken during several visits. In the latter ones, you'll notice they're already getting scratched up.
2005_DC_Farquhar_0506133Olsson's -- Michael Farquhar ("Treasury of Deception")
Michael Farquhar: Writer and editor at The Washington Post and author of "A Treasury of Great American Scandals," Michael Farquhar discusses his latest book, in paperback, A Treasury of Deception: Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, and the Extraordinary True Stories of History's Greatest Hoaxes, Fakes, and...
2005_DC_FCUCC1DC -- Penn Qtr -- First Congregational UCC (945 G St NW)
2005_DC_FDR53DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Several visits here, mostly during cherry blossom time: ...
2005_DC_FMSV3DC -- FMS Building -- Views of the Tidal Basin
2005_DC_FNA_0507237Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "Americans In Paris" tour
2005_DC_Foggy_Bottom1DC -- Foggy Bottom neighborhood
2005_DC_Folklife6Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2005)
2005_DC_FONZ_AM_05101416DC -- FONZ Annual Meeting (2005)
The 47th annual meeting of the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) featured a welcome by James Schroeder, the new executive director of FONZ. He introduced the newly-elected officers and board members, He was followed by a talk by Mark Handwerger, who was ending his presidency of FONZ with this event....
2005_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_05101738DC -- FONZ Event -- Pandas: Tai Shan naming announcement
From the 10/18/2005 Washington Post article by Karilyn Barker describing this event:

Panda Cub's Birthday Present: A Name
'Tai Shan,' Winning Choice of Online Voters, A Symbolic Nod to U.S.-China Friendship

The National Zoo's giant panda cub was officially dubbed Tai Shan yesterday and heralded...
2005_DC_FONZ_Ceremony_0511195DC -- FONZ Event -- Opening of Prairie Dog Land
2005_DC_FONZ_Talk_05111621DC -- FONZ Talk -- Giant Panda Cub Celebration
A panel of three Zoo experts talked about caring for the new panda cub and the research that went into bringing about this conservation success. For the first time, I saw video clips of the panda's birth which was amazing.
Speakers were: Lisa Stevens (National Zoo Assistant Curator for Primates and...
2005_DC_FONZ_Viewing_05111741DC -- FONZ Viewing -- Pandas: Tai Shan cub pre-opening donor event
This was a pre-opening donor event that gave you quite awhile to gawk at the new panda cub. Very cute! The mother was playing outside for the first 45 minutes while we watched the cub. Eventually, she came in, casually took a sniff of her cub, he took a swing at her, and she decided he was okay and...
2005_DC_Fords9DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)
2005_DC_Fords_CEL2DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)
2005_DC_Fords_Museum4DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)
2005_DC_Forest4DC -- U.S. Forest Service Visitor & Information Center (1400 Independence Ave NW)
2005_DC_FOSE35DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)
Two visits here: ...
2005_DC_Franciscan85DC -- Brookland -- Franciscan Monastery (1400 Quincy St., NE)
2005_DC_Franklin5DC -- Downtown -- Franklin School (963 13th St NW)
2005_DC_Franklin_Sq4DC -- Downtown -- Franklin Square (incl Commodore John Barry statue)
2005_DC_Friendship_Arch10DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch
2005_DC_Gallaudet8DC -- Gallaudet University
2005_DC_Gallery_Place6DC -- Gallery Place building
2005_DC_Gallup_05072624DC -- Gallup -- World Poll advance briefing
The Gallup Organization held a special advance briefing for federal government agencies on The Gallup World Poll -- a global data collection and analysis effort that is the largest in Gallup’s 70-year history. In up to 200 countries, this project will gather first-hand, “on the ground” answers directly...
2005_DC_Gandhi2DC -- Dupont Circle -- Mohandas Gandhi statue (2100 Q St NW)
2005_DC_Garfield_Mem10DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- James A. Garfield Monument
2005_DC_Goldie_0505093Olsson's -- Goldie Hawn ("A Lotus Grows In The Mud")
An inspiring and unconventional memoir from one of the world's most beloved actresses, Goldie Hawn signs copies of her new memoir, A Lotus Grows in the Mud. Goldie Hawn's life is an ongoing tableau of stories, and she has a born knack for telling them. In this candid and insightful book, Goldie invites...
2005_DC_Grant_Mem8DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
2005_DC_Hahnemann7DC -- Samuel Hahnemann Monument
2005_DC_Hawking_05021429Smithsonian Associates -- Stephen Hawking
In this extraordinary evening, world-renowned physicist and Cambridge University professor Stephen Hawking is awarded the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal to honor his continued ground-breaking research in theoretical physics and his influence on young scientists in Great Britain, the United States,...
2005_DC_Healing_0512026Wilson Center -- Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave ("Healing Light")
Healing Light is a collection of 30 verse prayers inspired by the children of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The book’s preface is written by India’s Foreign Minister, K. Natwar Singh, and its forward is by Boutros Boutros-Ghali, former Secretary General of the United Nations. The author composed the...
2005_DC_Heurich3DC -- Dupont Circle -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle) (1307 New Hampshire Ave NW)
2005_DC_Honors_05120472DC -- Kennedy Center -- Kennedy Center Honors (2005)
The 28th Annual Kennedy Center Honors with Tony Bennett (singer), Suzanne Farrell (dancer and teacher), Julie Harris (actress), Robert Redford (actor, director and producer), and Tina Turner (singer). However, you're going to see lots of other people like Paul Newman, Bo Derek, Sandra Day O'Connor,...
2005_DC_HotelW1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) (515 15th St NW)
2005_DC_HotelW_Vw12DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) -- Views from rooftop cafeteria
2005_DC_Hunter_0510199Politics & Prose -- Tab Hunter ("Tab Hunter Confidential") in conversation with John Waters
This was an interview with John Waters, the Baltimore-native known for some unusual movies like "Pink Flamingos", interviewing former heart-throb Tab Hunter. It was a promotion for Hunter's autobiography "Tab Hunter Confidential". The rapid transformation of the introverted Art Gelien into Tab Hunter,...
2005_DC_IMFCEF_05110419IMF Center Economic Forum -- Reforming the IMF
I have no idea how I ended up being invited to this but I'd never been in the IMF building and jumped at the chance. This was the description of the event:

IMF Center Economic Forum: Reforming the IMF: Governance and the Executive Board: Roundtable discussion on IMF governance and the role of the...
2005_DC_IMF10DC -- International Monetary Fund
Part of an IMF, WB, OAS tour.
2005_DC_IRS1DC -- Internal Revenue Service building
2005_DC_Irving_0508158NPC -- John Irving ("Until I Find You")
John Irving presents Until I Find You — the story of the actor Jack Burns. His mother, Alice, is a Toronto tattoo artist. When Jack is four, he travels with Alice to several North Sea ports; they are trying to find Jack’s missing father, William, a church organist who is addicted to being tattooed. But...
2005_DC_ItsGov6DC -- itsGov -- 2nd annual itsGov “Technology Buying at Year-End” Showcase
The keynote speaker was Anand Chandrasekher, Vice President and Director, Sales and Marketing Group, Intel Corporation. Helping out the Fisher House ("Helping military families") was Darryl Grant, former Washington Redskin and two-time Super Bowl champion.
2005_DC_JAWilson1DC -- John A. Wilson Building

A statue of Alexander Robey "Boss" Shepherd, a former governor of the District, was recently returned to its former place of honor outside the John A. Wilson Building, the District's city hall. Shepherd, a D.C. Council member...
2005_DC_Jeff_Mem2DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2005_DC_Jennings_05022519Office (USITC) -- Tom Jennings' retirement get-together
2005_DC_JP218DC -- Pope John Paul II Cultural Center
2005_DC_JSS_05060739James Smithson Society event -- Natl Museum of African Art
2005_DC_JSS_05071251James Smithson Society event -- Portrait Gallery (Gilbert Stuart and His Portraits)
When most people visualize George Washington, the picture that springs to mind is the Lansdowne Portrait by Gilbert Stuart. This iconic image is only one of many important works by Gilbert Stuart depicting America's early national period. Stuart possessed enormous talent, and was one of the most...
2005_DC_JSS_0509202James Smithson Society lunch -- Renovation of the Patent Office Building
On July 4, 2006, the Patent Office Building will reopen five years after renovation began and 170 years after Congress approved the original construction of the building.
The building, erected from 1836 to 1840, was the third federal building constructed in Washington, DC, and became home to the...
2005_DC_JSS_05101119James Smithson Society event -- Renwick Gallery (Modernism in American Silver)
This was an event for the "Modernism in American Silver" exhibit at the gallery. An opening talk was given by Jane Milosch, curator at the Renwick Gallery. Photography in the exhibit itself was in general prohibited.
2005_DC_Kennedy_CenterVw5DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...
2005_DC_Kershaw_0502105Olsson's -- Alex Kershaw ("Longest Winter")
Author of the best-seller "The Bedford Boys," Alex Kershaw discusses his latest book, "The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon." In December, 1944, deep in the Ardennes forest, a platoon of eighteen men under the command of twenty-year-old...
2005_DC_Korean_War8DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
After first snowfall.
2005_DC_Kranz_05040819Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: Gene Kranz (flight director)
Gene Kranz spoke at the second annual John Glenn Lecture. Kranz was flight director in NASA's Mission Control during the exciting days of Mercury and Gemini missions, the Apollo 11 Moon landing, and the first Space Shuttle flights. Kranz shaped the history of the space age. Gene has been further...
2005_DC_Lafayette_Square4DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area
2005_DC_Law14DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
A couple of visits. ...
2005_DC_Law_BlueM_05051018DC -- Blue Mass @ St Patrick's (2005)
Once a year, there's a National Police Week which honors law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. To kick it off is a "blue mass" at the nearby St Patrick's Cathedral. I happened on the event this year, which was the 11th annual one. Present was Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick.
2005_DC_Law_Candlelight_05051366DC -- Candlelight Vigil for Natl Police Week (2005)
17th Annual Candlelight Vigil: National Police Week 2005. There was a program which featured comments by Craig Floyd (the chairman of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund), Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, and others. After that, a reading of the names newly engraved on the Memorial...
2005_DC_LC_05111613Dept of Interior Museum -- Lecture: Lewis & Clark Revisited w/Greg MacGregor
Lewis & Clark Revisited: A Trail in Modern Day -- slide lecture by photographer Greg MacGregor of images he captured in the 1990s while retracing the route Lewis and Clark trekked 200 years before.
2005_DC_LEnfant6DC -- Southwest (L'Enfant Plaza area)
2005_DC_Letelier_Mem1DC -- Letelier-Moffitt Memorial @ Sheridan Circle
2005_DC_Levsky2DC -- Dupont Circle -- Bust of Vasil Levsky (1621 22nd St NW)
2005_DC_Lincoln_CottageI3DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) -- Interior Images
2005_DC_Lincoln_CottageVC3DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center
2005_DC_Lincoln_Cottage18DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)
2005_DC_Lincoln_Flannery3DC -- Judiciary Square -- Abraham Lincoln (Flannery) Statue
2005_DC_Lincoln_MemV2DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- View from...
2005_DC_LOC_BFG3DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit (Agile): Bound for Glory: America in Color
Bound for Glory: America in Color
September 8–January 21, 2006
Bound for Glory: America in Color is the first major exhibition of the little known color images taken by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information (FSA/OWI). Comprised of seventy digital prints made from...
2005_DC_LOC_BHope8DC -- Library of Congress -- Exhibit: Bob Hope and American Variety
Bob Hope was among the 20,000 vaudeville performers working in the 1920s. Many of these performers were, like Hope, recent immigrants to America who saw a vaudeville career as one of the few ways to succeed as a "foreigner" in America. Throughout his extraordinary professional career of nearly seventy...
2005_DC_LOC_Ext12DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images
2005_DC_LOC_GHX6DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display
2005_DC_LOC_GH23DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall
2005_DC_LOC_Mahogany1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)
2005_DC_LOC_MRR1DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)
2005_DC_Logan9DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)
2005_DC_Logan_Statue6DC -- Logan Circle -- Major John Logan Statue
2005_DC_Longfellow3DC -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial
2005_DC_Luther_Place_MC1DC -- Logan Circle -- Luther Place Memorial Church (1226 Vermont Ave NW)
2005_DC_Mall7DC -- Natl Mall area
2005_DC_MAPLD5DC -- MAPLD conference lobby @ Ronald Reagan Bldg
For the 8th Military and Aerospace Programmable Logic Devices (MAPLD) conference, NASA had some scale model rockets in the lobby of the Reagan Building.
2005_DC_Mara_050330113Personal -- Mara Mayor's retirement event
2005_DC_March_05092412DC -- Rally: End the War In Iraq Protest March @ National Mall
2005_DC_Marshall_Statue2DC -- Judiciary Square -- John Marshall Statue
2005_DC_Martin_05102326DC -- Kennedy Center -- Mark Twain Prize (2005 -- Steve Martin)
The Kennedy Center awarded the eighth annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Steve Martin. The award, named to honor one of America's--and the world's--greatest humorists, featured a star-studded ceremony that was taped for broadcast nationwide at a later date. 
Steve Martin, a Renaissance...
2005_DC_Masaryk2DC -- Dupont Circle -- Tomas Masaryk statue
2005_DC_Mason3DC -- George Mason Memorial (at night)
2005_DC_MBT1DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail (DC portion)
2005_DC_McPherson4DC -- Downtown -- McPherson Square and James B. McPherson Equestrian Memorial
2005_DC_Meade_Mem7DC -- George Meade Memorial
2005_DC_Mellon_Fountain1DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain
2005_DC_Metro_NY6Metro Station -- NoMa–Gallaudet U station on New York Avenue
2005_DC_Mickey114DC -- Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations
2005_DC_MiKick_05031965DC -- Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations -- Kick-off event
This was the official kick-off event for the "Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations" event in Washington DC. After being split up to tour a variety of cities, the Mickey statues were brought back together in DC before going up to New York to be auctioned off at Sothebys. Highlights from the event included...
2005_DC_Mitchell_Park6DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Mitchell Park
2005_DC_Mt_OlivetDC28DC -- Ivy City -- Mt Olivet Cemetery
2005_DC_Murals_BPeck2DC -- Public Art: Murals by G. Byron Peck
2005_DC_NAACG_05032310Natl Archives -- Allen C. Guelzo ("I Freed Who?")
Emancipation Proclamation: Allen C. Guelzo will discuss "I Freed Who? The Eight Lies We Cheerfully Believe About Lincoln and Emancipation." Based on his latest book, Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America (Simon & Schuster, 2005), Guelzo's presentation confronts the numerous...
2005_DC_NAAC_05030215Natl Archives -- Panel -- American Congress
The American Congress: ...
2005_DC_NABA_0505044Natl Archives -- Paul Dickson and Thomas Allen ("Bonus Army")
The Bonus Army: Paul Dickson and Thomas Allen will discuss their book, The Bonus Army: An American Epic (Walker and Company, 2005). In the summer of 1932, at the height of the Depression, some 45,000 veterans of World War I descended on Washington, DC, from all over the country to demand the bonus...
2005_DC_NABerga_05050521Natl Archives -- Grace Guggenheim and Roger Cohen (introducing "Berga")
Berga: Grace Guggenheim, daughter of the late documentary filmmaker Charles Guggenheim, will explain how her father's final film, Berga: Soldiers of Another War, inspired journalist Roger Cohen to write the book Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazi's Final Gamble (A. A. Knopf, 2005)....
2005_DC_NABOX_0506085Natl Archives -- David Owen ("Birth of Xerox")
Birth of Xerox: David Owen will discuss his book Copies in Seconds: How a Lone Inventor and an Unknown Company Created the Biggest Communication Breakthrough Since Gutenberg—Chester Carlson and the Birth of Xerox (Simon and Schuster, 2005). What makes the first plain-paper office copier unusual among...
2005_DC_NACM_0512097Natl Archives -- Caroline Martel (introducing "Phantom of the Operator")
The Phantom of the Operator:
The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives and the Center for the National Archives Experience present Caroline Martel's wry and delightful "found footage" film revealing a little-known chapter in labor history: the story of female...
2005_DC_Nader_0507258Borders -- Ralph Nader
2005_DC_NADG_0510218Natl Archives -- David Grubin (introducing "Destination America")
Destination America with David Grubin:
The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives and the National Archives experience present a special evening with David Grubin. From the time the US government began keeping official records in 1820, more than 70 million people...
2005_DC_NADM_05063020Natl Archives -- David McCullough ("1776")
1776: David McCullough will discuss his latest book, 1776 (Simon and Schuster, 2005), in which he tells the intensely human story of those who marched with Gen. George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence. Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is a...
2005_DC_NADM_05101922Natl Archives -- Panel -- Decision Making in the Civil War (w/James McPherson, Craig Symonds, and John Marszalek)
Decision Making in the American Civil War: Three noted historians and authors discuss decision making in the American Civil War. John F. Marszalek, professor emeritus of history at Mississippi State University, analyzes the command decisions and differing perspectives of the generals, particularly Henry...
2005_DC_NADN_05111531Natl Archives -- David Nichols ("Eisenhower's Civil War")
The Eisenhower Library and Eisenhower Foundation present a Herbert Brownell Memorial Lecture, "Eisenhower's Civil War: The Politics of Civil Rights in the 1950s," by Dr. David Nichols. Dr. Nichols examines the complexities—some groundbreaking, some controversial—of civil rights during this time period,...
2005_DC_NAFAA_05021015Natl Archives -- Panel -- 80th anniversary of Federal Arbitration Act (incl Janet Reno)
In cooperation with the National Archives, the American Arbitration Association sponsored a lecture to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Federal Arbitration Act. "The FAA -- Going the Distance: Elements of Legislative Durability" featured the following speakers: ...
2005_DC_NAFF_0505114Natl Archives -- Stacy Schiff ("Franklin and France")
Franklin and France: Stacy Schiff will discuss her book A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America (Henry Holt, 2005). When Franklin stepped onto French soil without any diplomatic training, bent on convincing France, an absolute monarchy, to underwrite America's experiment in...
2005_DC_NAHG_0504156Natl Archives -- Aviva Kempner (introducing "Life and Times of Hank Greenberg")
Filmmaker Aviva Kempner was on hand to introduce and discuss her 2001 award-winning documentary "The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg" on Detroit Tiger Hank Greenberg, the extraordinary baseball player who transcended religious prejudice to become an American icon. This compelling documentary combines...
2005_DC_Naim_0512065IDB Event: Moisés Naím ("Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy")
Moisés Naím, Editor-in-Chief of Foreign Policy and former minister of industry and trade for Venezuela will discuss his new book, Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy, in which the author demystifies the global trade in illegal goods and services and, in the...
2005_DC_NAIT_0506225Natl Archives -- Stanley Weintraub ("Iron Tears")
Iron Tears: Stanley Weintraub will discuss his book Iron Tears: America's Battle for Freedom, Britain's Quagmire: 1775–1783 (Free Press, 2005). For generations, Americans have viewed the Revolutionary War as a heroic tale of resistance, exclusively from the perspective of the Continental Army and the...
2005_DC_NALB_05121324Natl Archives -- Lonnie Bunch (American Conversations)
American Conversations with the Archivist of the United States: Remembrance and Reality: The New African American Museum— A Talk with Lonnie Bunch: In this second program in our new series, "American Conversations," Professor Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States, talks with Dr. Lonnie Bunch,...
2005_DC_NALib_05061525Natl Archives -- Panel -- Presidential Libraries
Town Hall Meeting: The Presidential Libraries: Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein will moderate a town hall meeting on the Presidential library system. A panel composed of the directors from the National Archives' 11 Presidential libraries will discuss their unique collections as well as...
2005_DC_NAOD_0511115Natl Archives -- Ed Carter (introducing "Oscar Docs")
National Archives presents Oscar-winning shorts. In tune with Veterans Day, the National Archives presented five Oscar-winning documentaries. The Academy didn't start awarding Oscars for documentaries until the start of World War II, and most of what won then were basically propaganda shorts. The ones...
2005_DC_NAOW_05111822Natl Archives -- Panel -- Orphan Works
Orphan Works and the Visual Record:
The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives, with the Center for Social Media and the Program on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, American University, presents a program on copyright law. So called "orphan works"...
2005_DC_NAPF_0502026Natl Archives -- Pat Furgurson ("Freedom Rising")
(Official description) Washington During the Civil War: Historian Ernest Pat Furgurson returns to discuss his latest book, Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War (Knopf, 2004). Before 1861, Washington was a dusty, muddy city of 60,000, joked about by urban sophisticates from New York and Boston....
2005_DC_NAPOT_0503168Natl Archives -- Patricia O'Toole ("When Trumpets Call")
Patricia O'Toole discussed her latest book, When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt After the White House (Simon & Schuster, 2005). Only 50 when he left the Presidency in 1909, Theodore Roosevelt continued to lead a life in the political arena. After going on safari for a year, he challenged Taft for the...
2005_DC_NAPP_05050412Natl Archives -- Betty Monkman and Simmie Knox ("Presidential Portraits")
Presidential Portraits: Retired White House curator Betty Monkman and artist Simmie Knox will discuss Presidential portraits. In her illustrated remarks, Monkman will review the history of acquiring official portraits of Presidents and First Ladies for the White House collection. Knox will discuss how...
2005_DC_NARD_05110417Natl Archives -- Robert and Anne Drew ("From Two Men and a War")
An Evening with Robert Drew and From Two Men and a War: The Charles Guggenheim Center for the Documentary Film at the National Archives and the Foundation for the National Archives present a celebration of the career of Robert Drew, who as the founder of Drew Associates pioneered the cinema verite...
2005_DC_NARW_0502097Natl Archives -- Ronald C. White ("The Eloquent President")
Historian Ronald White, Jr., discusses his latest book, The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words (Random House, 2005). White examines Lincoln's astonishing oratory and explores his growth as a leader, a communicator, and a man of deepening spiritual conviction. Examining a...
2005_DC_NASK_0505188Natl Archives -- Stanley Karnow ("Paris in the Fifties")
Paris in the Fifties: Stanley Karnow will discuss his book Paris in the Fifties (Peter Smith Publishing, 2001). In July 1947, Stanley Karnow boarded a freighter bound for France, planning to stay for the summer. He stayed 10 years, first as a student and later as a correspondent for Time magazine. By...
2005_DC_NASMG_05101713Natl Archives -- Sir Martin Gilbert ("Churchill and America")
Churchill and America: An Archival Perspective: Sir Martin Gilbert, Winston Churchill’s official biographer, will discuss his critically hailed new work Churchill and America. Called a "…richly textured and deeply moving portrait of greatness," by the Los Angeles Times and “A masterpiece of...
2005_DC_Naval_Center2DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center
2005_DC_Naval_Lodge10DC -- Capitol Hill -- Naval Lodge Masonic Hall (330 Penn Ave. SE)
2005_DC_Naval_Memorial2DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial
2005_DC_NAViet_05052617Natl Archives -- Art Beltrone and Jan Scruggs ("Private History of Vietnam")
The Private History of Vietnam: Art Beltrone and Jan Scruggs will discuss two books honoring those who served during the Vietnam War. Beltrone, author of Vietnam Graffiti: Messages from a Forgotten Troopship (Howell Press, 2004), tells the story of the troopship Gen. Nelson M. Walker. Beltrone...
2005_DC_NAVP_0504207Natl Archives -- Callie Shell and David Bohrer ("Vice President in Photographs")
The Vice President in Photographs: Former and current Vice-Presidential photographers will gather to share their experiences and the photographs created during their service. As virtual shadows, they had access to Vice Presidents that helped chronicle significant events in world politics as well as...
2005_DC_Navy_05101550230th Navy Birthday Concert (Ernest Borgnine) @ DAR Constitution Hall
Navy veteran and Academy Award winning actor ...
2005_DC_NAWPC_05031727Natl Archives -- Donald Ritchie ("Reporting from Washington: Washington Press Corps") w/Helen Thomas
Washington Press Corps: Commonly referred to as the "First Lady of the Press," former White House Bureau Chief Helen Thomas has been breaking through barriers for women reporters while covering every President since John F. Kennedy. She will provide introductory remarks before Donald Ritchie, Assistant...
2005_DC_NBF_Brooks_0509243Natl Book Festival 2005 -- David Brooks
2005_DC_NBF_Cabot_0509242Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Meg Cabot
b>Meg Cabot...
2005_DC_NBF_Carroll_0509244Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Andrew Carroll
2005_DC_NBF_Carter_0509241Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Robert L. Carter
2005_DC_NBF_Deaver_0509242Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Jeffery Deaver
2005_DC_NBF_Doctorow_0509241Natl Book Festival 2005 -- E. L. Doctorow
2005_DC_NBF_Ellis_0509246Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Joseph J. Ellis
2005_DC_NBF_Foer_0509243Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Jonathan Safran Foer
2005_DC_NBF_Gabaldon_0509246Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Diana Gabaldon
2005_DC_NBF_Gaiman_0509243Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Neil Gaiman
2005_DC_NBF_Gibbons_0509242Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Leeza Gibbons
2005_DC_NBF_Irving_0509243Natl Book Festival 2005 -- John Irving
2005_DC_NBF_Kidd_0509245Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Sue Monk Kidd
2005_DC_NBF_MacNeil_0509244Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Robert MacNeil
2005_DC_NBF_Madden_05092410Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Chris Madden
2005_DC_NBF_Martin_0509246Natl Book Festival 2005 -- George R.R. Martin
2005_DC_NBF_McCullough_0509249Natl Book Festival 2005 -- David McCullough
2005_DC_NBF_Menache_0509241Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Samuel Menashe
2005_DC_NBF_Misc_0509249Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Miscellaneous
2005_DC_NBF_Mitchell_0509245Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Andrea Mitchell
2005_DC_NBF_Muller_0509243Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Marcia Muller
2005_DC_NBF_Roberts_0509242Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Steve Roberts
2005_DC_NBF_Sandford_0509242Natl Book Festival 2005 -- John Sandford
2005_DC_NBF_Slaughter_0509242Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Karin Slaughter
b>Karin Slaughter...
2005_DC_NBF_Wolfe_0509248Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Tom Wolfe
2005_DC_NCCC14DC -- Logan Circle -- Natl City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, NW)
This church was built in 1930. It has some interesting windows, including one from Lyndon Johnson.
2005_DC_Newseum4DC -- Newseum
Under construction.
2005_DC_NGAEW_Bldg2DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space
2005_DC_NGAP93DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Paintings
2005_DC_NGASG20DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden
2005_DC_NGAS28DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Sculpture
2005_DC_NGA_Bldg7DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Building
2005_DC_NGS2DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall (1145 17th St NW)
2005_DC_NGS_Garden2DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Outdoor Sculpture Garden
2005_DC_NMHMDC33DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)
2005_DC_NMHMDC_CW11DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War
2005_DC_NMHMDC_Korea1DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)
2005_DC_NMHMDC_Lincoln6DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
2005_DC_NMHMDC_Microscopes4DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope
2005_DC_NMHMDC_Visibly2DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: A Healthy Heart (Visibly Human)
A description of the "A Healthy Heart" exhibit from :

The National Museum of Health and Medicine has opened the exhibit "A Healthy Heart,” based on a book called, “The Invision Guide to a Healthy Heart,” by Alexander Tsiaras. The exhibit, which...
2005_DC_NoMa11DC -- NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue) neighborhood
2005_DC_NPC_BookFair_05111736NPC -- 28th Annual Book Fair & Authors' Night (2005)
Authors include: Bonnie Angelo, Elizabeth Brownstein, Thomas Allen and Paul Dickson, Art Buchwald, Marfe Ferguson Delano, Gary Hart, Andrew Carroll, Michael Farquhar, Steven V. Roberts, Katherine Skiba, Larry Kane, Jake McGuire, Donald Ritchie, Bob Kinkead, Wendell Minor, Georgie Anne Geyer, Ed Barks,...
2005_DC_Nuns_Battlefield3DC -- Dupont Circle -- Nuns of the Battlefield
2005_DC_NY_Pres11DC -- Downtown -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (1313 New York Ave, NW)
2005_DC_OAS35DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg + Museum Exterior
Part of an IMF, WB, OAS tour.
2005_DC_OAS_Int31DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg Interior
2005_DC_OAS_Museum4DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Art Museum of the Americas (201 18th St NW) -- Museum Bldg Interior
2005_DC_OAS_Still_Life20Art Museum of the Americas -- Exhibit: Still Life Perspectives
Still Life Perspectives from the Collection
September 15-December 18, 2005
Still Life Perspectives is the third in a series of exhibits drawn from the museum’s permanent collection. Several years ago the museum loaned three paintings from its collection to an exhibit entitled Latin American Still...
2005_DC_OAS_Tunnel6DC -- Organization of American States -- Roots of Peace Tunnel
2005_DC_OCC13DC -- Old Washington Convention Center
Several passes: ...
2005_DC_OConnor_05052016Smithsonian Associates -- Sandra Day O'Connor (2005 Benjamin Franklin Creativity Laureate)
In 1981, Sandra Day O’Connor, nominated by President Reagan, was sworn in as the first woman associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. A pragmatic, moderate, and creative jurist, known for her dispassionate and meticulously researched opinions on the bench, she has been a mentor and role model for...
2005_DC_Octagon1DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg
2005_DC_OEOB1DC -- Downtown -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building) (1650 Penn Ave NW)
2005_DC_OfficeVw4Office (STAT-USA) -- View from my office window
Various look-sees before I got moved across the hall: ...
2005_DC_Office_Cooper_050804108Office (STAT-USA) -- Kathy Cooper's going away reception
2005_DC_Office_Smythe_05121661Office (STAT-USA) -- Shannon Smythe's second going-away event
2005_DC_Office_STAT106Office (STAT-USA) -- Various office shots
(050209) Jackie Savukinas finished defending her PhD dissertation and it was time to celebrate.
(050225) Steve Matheson from Australia visited STAT-USA's offices
(050526) Jack Drury and Shannon Smythe's office event
(050720) Office lunch @ The Orleans House (in Arlington VA)
(050810) Liang Zhang's...
2005_DC_Old_PostI1DC -- Old Post Office -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2005_DC_Old_PostV65DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2005_DC_Old_Post2DC -- Old Post Office / Trump Finger -- Outside
2005_DC_OSCard_0503146Olsson's -- Orson Scott Card ("Ender's Game")
Orson Scott Card -- Hugo and Nebula award-winning author of Ender's Game, Orson Scott Cards reads from his latest novel, Shadow of the Giant, which is the follow-up to Ender's Game, and its parallel, Ender's Shadow, and features that novel's hero, Bean (now a young man), wrestling with moral and ethical...
2005_DC_OStraus_Mem6DC -- Oscar Straus Memorial @ Ronald Reagan Bldg
2005_DC_Outsourcing_05060710Wilson Center -- Panel (Outsourcing America)
"Outsourcing America: What's Behind Our National Crisis and How We Can Reclaim American Jobs" co-author Ron Hira was joined by commentators: Aaron Bernstein (Senior Writer, BusinessWeek), Bruce Mehlman (Co-founder and Partner, Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti, Inc.) and Shang-Jin Wei (Advisor and Head of Trade...
2005_DC_Pandamania1DC -- Public Art: Pandamania
2005_DC_Parks_05103024DC -- U.S. Capitol -- State tribute for Rosa Parks
The line to get in was about 5 hours.
2005_DC_Patterson1DC -- Dupont Circle -- Patterson House
2005_DC_Peace_Mon10DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)
2005_DC_Peirce_Mill7DC -- Rock Creek Park -- Peirce Mill (exterior)
2005_DC_Penn_Qtr19DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood
2005_DC_Petersen_House2DC -- Penn Qtr -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) (516 10th St NW)
2005_DC_Pike_Statue3DC -- Judiciary Square -- Brigadier General Albert Pike Statue
2005_DC_Portal7DC -- Colonial Village -- Bishop's House (1640 Portal Dr NW) -- Christmas Lights
2005_DC_Powell_0504274DC -- Cognos Expo -- Colin Powell
Colin Powell was here for a trade group event -- the Cognos 2nd Annual Government Forum ("Driving Performance and Accountability in the Public Sector”). After being introduced by Rob Ashe, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cognos Inc, Powell gave a wonderful talk about outsourcing (imagine going...
2005_DC_Ralph_0502053Personal -- Ralph's 50th birthday party
Taken at the Old Europe Restaurant in Georgetown.
2005_DC_Rawlins_Statue2DC -- Foggy Bottom -- US Reservation 13 (General John A. Rawlins Statue)
2005_DC_Red_Cross10DC -- Foggy Bottom -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters
2005_DC_Reiss_05111034Sixth & I's 6th In The City series -- Mike Reiss (Simpsons)
Mike Reiss has won four Emmy Awards for his work on The Simpsons, the wacky, animated television series that has kept America laughing for more than a decade and earned Time magazine’s vote as “the greatest TV show of the twentieth century.” During his eleven seasons on the show, Reiss has penned a...
2005_DC_Ritter_0510126Olsson's -- Scott Ritter ("Iraq Confidential")
Scott Ritter is the straight-talking former marine officer who helped lead the UN weapons inspections of Iraq following the 1991 Gulf War. In his new book, Iraq Confidential: The Untold Story of the Intelligence Conspiracy to Undermine the UN and Overthrow Saddam Hussein, he argues that Washington was...
2005_DC_Rock_Creek_Cem150DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery
Including fall colors,
2005_DC_RRB_I6DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Interior Images)
2005_DC_RTaft_Memorial1DC -- Capitol Hill -- Robert A. Taft Memorial
2005_DC_Russell_0509227Smithsonian Associates -- Mark Russell
Mark Russell: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Capitol: When asked whether he uses writers for any of his comedic material, Mark Russell is honest to a fault. “Oh yes,” he says, “I have 535 of them—100 in the Senate and 435 in the House!” As everyone knows, politics can be absurd, and no one...
2005_DC_SATLR_05121215Smithsonian Associates -- Tony La Russa, Buzz Bissinger, John Grisham
Tony La Russa and Buzz Bissinger Talk with John Grisham: Tony La Russa, manager of the St. Louis Cardinals—and one of baseball’s alltime greats, knows all about the heat of the pennant race. He’s been recognized for his many years of insight, wisdom and dedication to baseball by being named Manager of...
2005_DC_Scottish_House47DC -- Dupont Circle -- Scottish Rite Temple -- House of the Temple (1733 16th St NW)
2005_DC_Scott1Personal -- Scott Meyerle
2005_DC_Scott_Circle3DC -- Scott Circle memorial
2005_DC_Sentinel10DC -- Filming "Sentinel" on L Street
They were doing location shots for "Sentinel", a film with Michael Douglas and Kim Basinger. The plot: When a plot to assassinate the President is discovered, a Secret Service agent who's having an affair with the First Lady becomes the main suspect.
2005_DC_Shenk_0510183Olsson's -- Joshua Wolf Shenk ("Lincoln Melancholy")
Joshua Wolf Shenk : Washington Monthly writer and contributor to the upcoming documentary about Lincoln's depression that will air this fall on the History Channel, Joshua Wolf Shenk discusses his new book, Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness. With a rare...
2005_DC_Sheridan1DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood
2005_DC_Sheridan_Statue3DC -- Philip Sheridan Statue
2005_DC_Sherman14DC -- Sherman Memorial
2005_DC_SIAfri8DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2005_DC_SIAH_AgHall11DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Agriculture Hall
Agriculture Hall
January 23, 1964 – September 4, 2006
Hand and horse-drawn tools to present-day mechanized equipment illustrate the changes in rural America since the 18th century. Together the scythes, hayforks, plows, harvesting machinery, and steam engines show the progression in agriculture from...
2005_DC_SIAH_Armed1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Armed Forces History
Armed Forces History
July 3, 1965 – January 12, 2004
Through displays of uniforms, weapons, and flags, the Armed Forces History Hall traces the development of the U.S. armed forces beginning with the early Colonial period. A selection of patent models by such notable American inventors as Samuel Colt,...
2005_DC_SIAH_Disneyland1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Disneyland: The First 50 Years
Disneyland: The First 50 Years
June 9, 2005 – September 4, 2006
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Disneyland, two rides -- a big teacup from Alice's Mad Tea Party and Dumbo the Flying Elephant -- from the original theme park in Los Angeles, California, are on view.
2005_DC_SIAH_Gunboat2DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia
2005_DC_SIAH_John_Bull1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: John Bull Locomotive
2005_DC_SIAH_On_Move4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America on the Move
2005_DC_SIAH_Polio1DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Whatever Happened to Polio?
Whatever Happened to Polio?
April 12, 2005 – September 4, 2006
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the polio vaccine, this multimedia exhibition tells the story of polio from the perspective of the patient, traces the development of the vaccine that ended polio in the U.S., and...
2005_DC_SIAH_PopCult5DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture
2005_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)
2005_DC_SIAH_Price_Ind6DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Independence (American Revolution, War of 1812)
2005_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)
2005_DC_SIAH_Price_WW23DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II
2005_DC_SIAH_Walls4DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Within These Walls
2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall100A35DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: (a) Milestones of Flight
2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall102A6DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air
2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall114A1DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: (a) Space Race
2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall203A7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 203: (a) Sea-Air Operations
2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall205A7DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: (a) World War II Aviation
2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall206A8DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: (a) Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)
2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall208A15DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: (a) Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton
2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall209A5DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: (a) Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age
2005_DC_SIHG6DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle
2005_DC_SIHIRO16DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside)
I was taking a lunch break and saw this banner on the Hirshhorn Museum. Lots of different languages, none of which were all that familiar. But if you look toward the lower left, you'll see "Don't be afraid!" in small script. I have no idea what the exhibit is like but I was certainly curious after...
2005_DC_SIHIRO_Afraid2DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Outside) -- Exhibit: Directions -- Jim Hodges: Don't be Afraid
2005_DC_SIHIR47DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)
2005_DC_SINH_Natures_Best11DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2005)
2005_DC_SINZ_Art5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2005_DC_SINZ_Bird19DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2005_DC_SINZ_BV6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Trail (formerly Beaver Valley) (sea lions, seals, pelicans, beavers, otters, bald eagles, ravens, and grey wolves)
2005_DC_SINZ_Cat71DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
Including two batches of new cheetah cubs.
2005_DC_SINZ_Const28DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2005_DC_SINZ_Elephant3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2005_DC_SINZ_Farm5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm
2005_DC_SINZ_Invert28DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2005_DC_SINZ_Main21DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2005_DC_SINZ_Mammal35DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House (plus Lemurs)
2005_DC_SINZ_Panda24DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2005_DC_SINZ_Prairie11DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2005_DC_SINZ_Primate4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2005_DC_SINZ_Reptile17DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2005_DC_SINZ_RPanda11DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
2005_DC_SIPG_Bldg2DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building
2005_DC_SIPM4DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2005_DC_SIPM_Communities5DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 3): Customers and Communities
2005_DC_SIPM_Lennon3DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 5): John Lennon: The Lost Album
John Lennon: The Lost Album
October 6, 2005 – April 10, 2006
Level 1: Mail in America Galleries
On view is John Lennon's childhood stamp album, to coincide with the 65th anniversary of his birth and National Stamp Collecting Month. The album has 145 pages and features more that 550 stamps from...
2005_DC_SIPM_Moving3DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 1): Moving the Mail
2005_DC_SIPM_Takes_Flight3DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (Case): Stamps Take Flight
Stamps Take Flight
March 15, 2005 – March 19, 2006
This exhibition uses stamps and other materials with air and space themes to illustrate the creative processes and printing techniques behind America's stamps. It features materials from the U.S. Postmaster General's Collection to explore every major...
2005_DC_SIPM_XMas2DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Holiday Tree
2005_DC_SIRG_Oct4DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Octagon Room (when not part of another exhibit)
2005_DC_SIRG_Perm28DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Permanent Galleries (Before 2015)
High Fiber: Illustrates the diversity of contemporary art created with fiber and presents many of the important milestones of the American fiber art movement from the mid-twentieth century to the twenty-first century.
What is fiber? The word is used to describe materials like thread, yard, or felt and...
2005_DC_SIRG_Salon70DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Grand Salon (Before 2015)
2005_DC_SISG22DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2005_DC_Sixth_I11DC -- Chinatown -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (600 I St NW)
2005_DC_SI_Castle2DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)
Featuring pictures of the newly remodeled Commons room.
2005_DC_SI_Castle_Commons12DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons
2005_DC_SI_Ripley_Black26DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: Close Up In Black
Close Up in Black: African American Film Posters
May 7, 2005 – July 28, 2005
Ninety framed film posters trace the history of the African American experience in the movie industry. From the golden age of "race movies" to the present, these artworks illuminate the impact of African Americans—performers,...
2005_DC_SI_Ripley_Russian47DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: In The Russian Tradition
In the Russian Tradition: A Historic Collection of 20th-Century Russian Paintings
December 15, 2004 – April 10, 2005
This retrospective exhibition features approximately 50 paintings by 45 Russian artists to explore the diversity of Russian art over the last 100 years. Portraits, landscapes, and genre...
2005_DC_SI_Ripley_VSA414DC -- S. Dillon Ripley Center -- Exhibit: VSA: Shifting Gears
Shifting Gears: A National Juried Exhibit for Young Artists with Disabilities, Ages 16-25
September 27, 2005 – November 29, 2005
Marking the 4th year of the VSA arts awards program, on view are 15 award-winning works of art by young artists (ages 16-25) with disabilities. VSA arts is an international...
2005_DC_Solar15DC -- Mall -- Event: Solar Decathlon (2005)
For about 2 weeks, the Mall hosted 18 solar-powered homes built by college students. I never saw the actual because the period they were up was plagued by rain, odd enough for a solar-powered exhibit. Instead, the day that I planned to see them was after they were already being taken down.
The students...
2005_DC_Soldiers_Cem6DC -- United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery
2005_DC_Sonny_Bono3DC -- Dupont Circle -- Sonny Bono Memorial Park
2005_DC_Southwest6DC -- Southwest neighborhood
2005_DC_Steps_0504276DC -- Capitol Steps @ Cognos Expo
2005_DC_St_Dominic23DC -- Southwest -- St Dominic Church (630 E St, SW)
Established by Southwest's Irish Catholics in 1853, this 1875 Gothic church features a 250-foot spire. Today it is one of a handful of churches to survive Southwest's urban renewal.
2005_DC_St_Johns28DC -- Downtown -- St John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square (1525 H St., NW)
Three visits.
2005_DC_St_Matthews36DC -- Dupont Circle -- Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (1725 Rhode Island Ave., NW)
2005_DC_St_Patrick24DC -- Penn Qtr -- St Patrick's Catholic Church (619 10th St. NW)
2005_DC_Sumner_School4DC -- Dupont Circle -- Sumner School Museum and Archives (1201 17th St NW)
2005_DC_Supreme_CtI22DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Interior
2005_DC_Supreme_CtX_Marshall2DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: John Marshall statue
2005_DC_Supreme_CtX_Ratner2DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Ratner Sculpture of Warren Court
2005_DC_Supreme_CtX_Temple1DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: America’s Temple of Justice
2005_DC_Supreme_Ct28DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior
2005_DC_SW_Duck_Pond3DC -- Southwest Duck Pond
2005_DC_Teddy_Island10DC -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
2005_DC_Thomas_Statue4DC -- Major General George Henry Thomas (Thomas Circle) Statue
2005_DC_ThompsonsNZ_05111924Personal -- Richard Thompson's family @ National Zoo
A visit together at the National Zoo where I could photograph the girls with the donor tile I had gotten for them.
2005_DC_Titanic5DC -- Southwest -- Titanic Memorial @ SW Waterfront Park
2005_DC_Travolta_05100546Smithsonian Associates -- Home with John Travolta and Kelly Preston
Architectural Digest…Home with John Travolta and Kelly Preston. Cosponsored by Architectural Digest Magazine.

Join John Travolta and Kelly Preston for a vicarious tour of their airplane-friendly home, in this captivating evening moderated by Paige Rense, editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest and...
2005_DC_Treasury1DC -- Dept of Treasury building
2005_DC_Turner_05113018Smithsonian Associates -- Stansfield Turner ("Burn Before Reading") and Marvin Kalb
The White House and the CIA: At several pivotal moments in our nation’s history, presidents and their Central Intelligence Agency directors made major decisions that would shape the intelligence community—and the world— for many years after. These resolutions, often crafted behind the scenes, were...
2005_DC_Ukrainian4DC -- Ukrainian Catholic Natl Shrine of the Holy Family (4250 Harewood Rd, NE)
2005_DC_Uncle_Earl_05110418Borders -- Uncle Earl (performance)

Call it old-time for our times: with their infectious energy, undeniable charisma, sharp musicianship, and unique repertoire of original and traditional songs, Uncle Earl is bringing the string band legacy proudly into the modern era. The band’s national debut...
2005_DC_Union_StationX3DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Christmas Display
2005_DC_USDC3DC -- Judiciary Square -- US District Court for DC Bldg (E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse)
2005_DC_Verizon1DC -- Penn Qtr -- Verizon Center
2005_DC_VietX_05122242DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- Event: Holiday Tree ceremony
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund honored veterans and active-duty military with personal holiday greetings sent to the Memorial Fund by Americans across the country. The annual Holiday Tree at The Wall ceremony featured introductory remarks by Jan Scruggs, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Founder &...
2005_DC_Viet_Wall7DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
After first snowfall.
2005_DC_Walker_0508048NPC -- Stephen Walker ("Shockwave")
Stephen Walker: "Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima": Stephen Walker nicely retells the story of Japan's selection months before as a target, reflecting the accelerated progress of the war in Europe, and growing concern among U.S. policymakers at the prospect of unthinkable casualties, Japanese as well...
2005_DC_Walker_Bldg1DC -- Downtown -- Walker Bldg (734 15th St NW)
2005_DC_Wash_MonV26DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
2005_DC_Waterfront5DC -- Southwest (District Wharf)
2005_DC_Watts_0509075Borders -- Steven Watts ("Henry Ford")
Steven Watts: Henry Ford, a major architect of modern America, has lived on in the imagination of his fellow citizens as an enduring figure of fascination, an inimitable individual, a controversial personality, and a social visionary from the moment his Model T brought the automobile to the masses and...
2005_DC_WB13DC -- World Bank
Part of an IMF, WB, OAS tour.
2005_DC_Webster5DC -- Dupont Circle -- Daniel Webster statue
2005_DC_Weinberg_05112039Sixth & I's 6th In The City series -- Max Weinberg
Cited by the Playboy Pop and Jazz Music Poll and the Rolling Stone Critics Poll (1986) as Best Drummer, Weinberg has performed or recorded with some of contemporary music’s biggest names including Sting, Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel, Barbra Streisand, Ringo Starr, Natalie Merchant, Pete Townshend of...
2005_DC_Welch_05052518Smithsonian Associates -- Jack Welch
Jack Welch—Insights on Winning: During his 40-year career at General Electric, Jack Welch led the company to year-after-year success around the globe, in multiple markets, against brutal competition. His be-the-best style of management became the gold standard in business, with its relentless focus on...
2005_DC_WHouse_Penn2DC -- White House -- Pennsylvania Avenue section
2005_DC_Whouse_People_05121155Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and Ryan @ White House
2005_DC_WHouse_Tree15DC -- White House -- Natl Christmas Tree (2005)
2005_DC_WHouse_XMas62DC -- White House interior Christmas decorations (2005)
2005_DC_Wilder_05032422Smithsonian Associates -- Gene Wilder
Memorable for his curly mop of straw-colored hair, critically acclaimed motion picture and stage actor Gene Wilder has received two Academy Award nominations—for his role in The Producers (1968) and for co-writing Young Frankenstein with Mel Brooks.
He made his movie debut in Bonnie and Clyde as an...
2005_DC_Willard2DC -- Penn Qtr -- Willard InterContinental Washington (1401 Penn Ave NW)
2005_DC_Wilson_House50DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Woodrow Wilson House (2340 S St NW)
2005_DC_WilTel_05061410Wilson Center -- Pete Hoekstra (U.S. Intelligence)
Current Issues Facing U.S. Intelligence: Striking a Balance Between People and Technology: A Director's Forum with Representative Pete Hoekstra (R-MI), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. As one of the few former Fortune 500 business executives in Congress, Congressman...
2005_DC_Witherspoon2DC -- John Witherspoon Memorial
2005_DC_Women_05033125Ronald Reagan Bldg -- Event: Natl Women's History Month w/Judy Woodruff
The Federal Triangle Partnership, consisting of the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the U.S. Agency for International Development, had a program celebrating March as National Women's History Month. The 2005 theme is "Women Change America."
The keynote speaker was...
2005_DC_WRAMC4DC -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center
2005_DC_WW2_60th_05090267DC -- Mall -- Event: 60th anniversary of end of World War II (2005)
2005_DC_WW2_Fireworks_0509023Fireworks -- World War II 60th
2005_DC_WWII35DC -- World War II Memorial
Including after first snowfall.
2005_DC_Wyndham_Vista1DC -- Wyndham Washington DC (1400 M St NW) --> Westin
2005_DC_Yeager_05100416Natl Air and Space Museum -- Event: Chuck Yeager (test pilot)
An Evening with Charles "Chuck" Yeager: The renowned aviator will share memories of his remarkable climb from an enlisted man in the Army Air Corps to X-1 test pilot to a distinguished brigadier general. The General Electric Aviation Lecture Series is made possible through the generous support of The...
2005_DC_Zoofari_0505194DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2005)
Included here is Clinton Fields, the previous director of FONZ.
2005_FL_BellW_HomeAL3FL -- Altoona -- Wayne and Dorothy Bell Home
2005_FL_Budweiser44FL -- Jacksonville -- Budweiser Tour
2005_FL_Correia4Personal -- Joe and Lesley Correia
2005_FL_CrittersFL3FL -- Critters -- Birds around the Kennedy Space Center
2005_FL_Everglades45FL -- Everglades Natl Park
2005_FL_Ft_Caroline28FL -- Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve & Fort Caroline National Memorial
2005_FL_GuthrieJ_HomeP12FL -- Palmetto -- Joan and Al Kollins Home (Winter)
w/Uncle Mel and Aunt Jean
2005_FL_Jacksonville9FL -- Jacksonville -- Skyline at night
2005_FL_Linger17FL -- Bradenton -- Linger Lodge (w/Mom)
2005_FL_LotusphereCS43FL -- Lotusphere 2005 (Common Sessions w/John Cleese, Steven Wright)
This section includes the two common sessions at Lotusphere 2005: ...
2005_FL_Lotusphere85FL -- Lotusphere 2005 (Regular Sessions)
Five days' worth of events here.
2005_FL_NASASV20FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Apollo/Saturn V Center
2005_FL_NASATo18FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Bus Tour
2005_FL_NASAVC33FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Visitor Center
Included here is John Blaha, an astronaut who'd been on six space shuttle flights.
2005_FL_NeumannM_HomeP3FL -- Palmetto -- Melvin and Jean Neumann Home
2005_FL_Timucuan37FL -- Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve
2005_FL_UniversalI25FL -- Orlando -- Universal Orlando Resort -- Islands of Adventure -- Lotusphere 2005 reception
For the conference, Lotus rents out a theme park for the night and gives attendees free access (and food) for a couple of hours. This year, it was Universal's Islands of Adventure. The food was horrible but The Incredible Hulk ride was a kick!
2005_FL_WDW_Fireworks2Fireworks -- Walt Disney World
2005_FL_WDW_Hotel54FL -- Walt Disney World resort properties
2005_GA_Atlanta_Oakland56GA -- Atlanta -- Oakland Cemetery
2005_GA_Chattahoochee11GA -- Chattahoochee River Natl Recreation Area
2005_GA_Chick_LG_Mill5GA -- Chickamauga -- Lee and Gordon's Mill
2005_GA_Chick_Other88GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- Other items
2005_GA_Chick_State22GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- State monuments
2005_GA_Chick_VC7GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- Visitor Center
2005_GA_Hofwyl30GA -- Brunswick -- Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation SHS
2005_GA_MLK25GA -- Atlanta -- Martin Luther King Jr NHS
2005_IL_ALA2005C21American Library Association 2005 conference (Chicago, IL) -- Authors
Includes Jules Feiffer, Kate DiCamillo ("Because of Winn-Dixie"), Gary Stromberg ("The Harder They Fall"), Gene Ha (DC Comics), Henry Winkler, Arthur Frommer, and Jennifer Read Hawthorne.
2005_IL_ALA200529American Library Association 2005 conference (Chicago, IL) -- Set up and five days of events
2005_IL_ALA2005_Kick_05062532American Library Association 2005 conference (Chicago, IL) -- Day 1 Kick-off
Attendees include Barack Obama and Mayor Richard M. Daley.
2005_IL_ALA2005_Wrap_0506289American Library Association 2005 conference (Chicago, IL) -- Day 4 wrap-up with Henry Winkler
2005_IL_Bridge8IL -- Chicago -- North Bridge
2005_IL_Chicago141IL -- Chicago -- Miscellaneous sites
2005_IL_Fourth16IL -- Chicago -- Fourth Presbyterian Church
The Fourth Presbyterian Church was formed in 1871 by the merger of two older congregations. They renovated one of their churches only to have it destroyed 6 months later during the Great Chicago Fire. They built a new church and stayed there for 40 years before building the present church, completing...
2005_IL_Grant_Park17IL -- Chicago -- Grant Park
2005_IL_HancockV17IL -- Chicago -- John Hancock Center -- Views from...
2005_IL_Millennium60IL -- Chicago -- Millennium Park
2005_IL_Navy_Pier13IL -- Chicago -- Navy Pier
2005_IL_Stained71IL -- Chicago -- Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows at Navy Pier
2005_IL_Summer_05062813Taste of Chicago -- Donna Summer
2005_IL_Tribune28IL -- Chicago -- Chicago Tribune Tower
2005_KY_Phelan5Personal -- Joe and Elaine Phelan
2005_MD_AHFP9MD -- Agricultural History Farm Park
2005_MD_AirShow_Angels_05090319AirShow 2005 @ Patuxent River -- Blue Angels
Pictures from the Blue Angels portion of the airshow.

From :

The Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will awe Air Expo '05 guests with a flight demonstration that exhibits the choreographed refinements of skills possessed by all...
2005_MD_AirShow_A_05090355AirShow 2005 @ Patuxent River -- First half
These were pictures taken during the first half of the performances. Featured here were:
(1) Army's Parachute Team, the Golden Knights,
(2) Dan Buchanan in his Airwave Glider,
(3) Larry Kelley in his B-25 "Panchito",
(4) Art Nails in his L-39 Albatross,
(5) Patty Wagstaff in her EXTRA...
2005_MD_AirShow_B_05090336AirShow 2005 @ Patuxent River -- Second Half
Pictures here taken of the second half of the performances. Included here are the following acts:
(1) GEICO Skytypers,
(2) Red Eagle Air Sports,
(3) Sean Carroll and the Yak Demonstration Team,
(4) Fat Albert.
2005_MD_AirShow_Ground_05090340AirShow 2005 @ Patuxent River -- Ground activities
These are pictures of everything else that was happening during the air show.
2005_MD_AntietamNC9MD -- Antietam National Cemetery
2005_MD_AntietamVC2MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center
2005_MD_Antietam_Lower22MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Lower Bridge (Burnside Bridge/Flank Attack)
2005_MD_Antietam_Middle29MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Middle Bridge (Sunken Road)
2005_MD_Antietam_Pry5MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Pry House
2005_MD_Antietam_Upper48MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Upper Bridge (Woods, Cornfield, Dunker Church, Mumma)
2005_MD_Aqueduct19MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 42.2 -- Monocacy Aqueduct
2005_MD_Aspen_Hill21MD -- Aspen Hill -- Aspen Hill Pet Cemetery (Aspin Hill Memorial Park)
There are a number of famous pets in this cemetery, none of whom I found while I was there. Among them are seven of J. Edgar Hoover's dogs (among them Spee Dee) and the dog Jiggs "General Grant" from the Little Rascals. I was impressed at some of the markers though and was intrigued that some owners...
2005_MD_Assateague25MD -- Assateague Island Natl Seashore
2005_MD_Baltimore_Aquarium3MD -- Baltimore -- Natl Aquarium
2005_MD_Baltimore_Art2MD -- Baltimore -- Public Art (except murals)
2005_MD_Baltimore_Lights16MD -- Baltimore -- Parade of Lighted Boats
2005_MD_Baltimore_Mem1MD -- Baltimore -- Memorials (Other)
2005_MD_Baltimore_Peabody21MD -- Baltimore -- Peabody Conservatory (and clay show)
Maryland Clay is a juried exhibition of 80 ceramic works by more than 40 Maryland artists presented in conjunction with "Tour de Clay," a six-week celebration of ceramic art featuring over 170 exhibitions through the state of Maryland.
2005_MD_BARC_05060429MD -- Beltsville -- Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Public Field Day
2005_MD_Battle_Mon5MD -- Baltimore -- Battle Monument
2005_MD_BrooksideX22MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Gardens of Lights (Winter)
2005_MD_Brookside208MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens
Many visits. Including:
(050301) After a snow fall.
(050623) I was waiting for word from my veterinarian on my cat, BC, who was suffering from chronic renal failure. I knew BC probably would be put to sleep that night and I wanted him to be home and secure that day. It was a beautiful day and I had to...
2005_MD_Cabin_John7MD -- Cabin John Bridge (aka Union Arch Bridge)
2005_MD_Cabin_John_NC2MD -- Cabin John Regional Park -- Locust Grove Nature Center section
2005_MD_Cabin_John_RR3MD -- Cabin John Regional Park -- Cabin John Miniature Train section
2005_MD_CBMM91MD -- St. Michaels -- Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
2005_MD_CrittersMD6MD -- Critters -- BC
Two days of taking pictures. ...
2005_MD_Cunningham9MD -- Cunningham Falls State Park
2005_MD_CWPT_Antietam_05042247CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Tour group: Antietam
Tour guide: James McPherson
2005_MD_CWPT_Monocacy_05042126CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Tour group: Monocacy
Tour guide: Ed Bearss
2005_MD_Cylburn6MD -- Baltimore -- Cylburn Arboretum
2005_MD_Easton12MD -- Easton
2005_MD_Easton_Art6MD -- Easton -- Public Art
2005_MD_Firemens12MD -- Natl Fallen Firefighters Memorial
2005_MD_Fonda_0504166Borders -- Jane Fonda ("My Life So Far")
Jane Fonda may have grown up in the shadow of her legendary father, but she quickly proved her talents in her own right. More than an actress, she also has been a controversial political activist as well as a popular fitness guru. We've seen her triumphs and she's shared her personal challenges. She...
2005_MD_FOTHOC_05122455Friends of the Homeless on Christmas (package preparation)
The official write-up of the event, written by Victor Block:

FOTHOC Celebrates its 10th Year

A four-year-old girl hands out pictures she has drawn to homeless people on the streets of Washington. Told that the gift bag being handed to him contains a Walkman-type radio, a man without a home asks...
2005_MD_Fred_Rose_Hill4MD -- Frederick -- Rose Hill County Park
2005_MD_Ft_Foote12MD -- Fort Foote Park
2005_MD_Ft_Frederick17MD -- Fort Frederick State Park
2005_MD_Ft_McHenry_Exh6MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Exhibit Rooms Inside Fort
2005_MD_Ft_McHenry_I10MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Pictures From Inside Fort
2005_MD_Ft_McHenry_O4MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Pictures From Outside Fort
2005_MD_Ft_WashingtonVw26MD -- Fort Washington Park -- Views from...
2005_MD_Ft_Washington26MD -- Fort Washington Park
2005_MD_Furnace17MD -- Cunningham Falls State Park -- Catoctin Furnace
2005_MD_Gail25Neighbors -- Gail Hendrickson and Eno the cat
Three visits: ...
2005_MD_Glen_Echo50MD -- Glen Echo Park
2005_MD_Grace_Church11MD -- Silver Spring -- Grace Episcopal Church
2005_MD_Great_Falls24MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 14.4 -- Great Falls (Maryland)
2005_MD_Hagerstown_Rose12MD -- Hagerstown -- Rose Hill Cemetery (ncl Washington Confederate Cemetery)
2005_MD_Harbor1MD -- Baltimore -- Inner Harbor
2005_MD_Johnson_05120624Borders -- Marcus Johnson (performance)
Marcus Johnson is a jazz keyboardist who records for Three Keys Music. This was a special holiday performance by him and the band, previewing songs from his new release "Smooth Jazz Christmas."
2005_MD_Lilypons23MD -- Lilypons Water Gardens
2005_MD_Lincoln_Other_05031239Abraham Lincoln 2005 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Other
The Abraham Lincoln Institute held its Eighth Annual Symposium on "The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship" at the Archives II building in College Park. The event features a number of experts talking about aspects of Lincoln's life and then includes some awards for research and publication.
Pictures on this...
2005_MD_Lincoln_Speakers_05031282Abraham Lincoln 2005 Symposium @ National Archives II -- Speakers
The Abraham Lincoln Institute held its Eighth Annual Symposium on "The Latest in Lincoln Scholarship" at the Archives II building in College Park. The event features a number of experts talking about aspects of Lincoln's life and then includes some awards for research and publication.

* Howard...
2005_MD_Maryland_Zoo34MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
2005_MD_McCrillis38MD -- Bethesda -- McCrillis Gardens
Two visits.
2005_MD_MDHS56MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Historical Society
2005_MD_Mono_Best11MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Best Farm (incl NJ, UDC, and MD monuments)
2005_MD_Mono_Gambrill21MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Gambrill's Mill
2005_MD_Mono_Thomas20MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Thomas Farm ("Araby") (incl VT and PA monuments)
2005_MD_Mono_Worthington7MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Worthington House
2005_MD_MormonVC1MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple -- Visitor Center displays
2005_MD_Mormon1MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple from a Beltway overpass
2005_MD_Mormon_LightsC6MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple at Christmas -- Christmas Creche display
2005_MD_Mormon_Lights18MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple at Christmas
2005_MD_Mt_Olivet_Cem21MD -- Frederick -- Mt Olivet Cemetery
2005_MD_Mt_St_Marys58MD -- Emmitsburg -- Mt. St. Mary's College & Seminary
2005_MD_Mt_Vernon_Meth26MD -- Baltimore -- Mt Vernon Place United Methodist Church
2005_MD_Mt_Vernon_Place20MD -- Baltimore -- Mt Vernon Place
2005_MD_NOAA4MD -- Silver Spring -- NOAA Building
2005_MD_Oakley2MD -- Oakley Slave Cabin
2005_MD_Ocean_City5MD -- Ocean City
2005_MD_OSt_Paul10MD -- Baltimore -- Old St. Paul's Church
2005_MD_Oxon26MD -- Oxon Hill Farm Park
2005_MD_Patapsco14MD -- Patapsco Valley State Park (and Thomas Viaduct)
2005_MD_PatuxentVC5MD -- Patuxent Wildlife Research Center -- Visitor Center
2005_MD_Patuxent4MD -- Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
2005_MD_Patuxent_Art23MD -- Patuxent Wildlife Research Center -- Wildlife Art Show
The Sixteenth Annual Patuxent Wildlife Art Show & Sale was held at the Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, Maryland on April 2, 2005. It featured a number of excellent artists and art forms. The featured guest was David Allen Sibley who's the artist/author of the newest and most powerful series of...
2005_MD_Ratner24MD -- Bethesda -- Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum
2005_MD_Rawlings18MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
2005_MD_Rockville5MD -- Rockville -- Downtown
2005_MD_Rockville_911Mem4MD -- Rockville -- 9/11 Memorial
2005_MD_Rockville_ConfMem2MD -- Rockville -- Confederate Memorial @ Courthouse Square (relocated 2015)
2005_MD_Rockville_Court3MD -- Rockville -- Montgomery County Court House
2005_MD_Rockville_SpiritR1MD -- Rockville -- Public Art: Spirit of Rockville (by Dan Davidson) + Logistique (by Deirdre Saunder) @ Courthouse Square
2005_MD_Rockwood7MD -- Rockwood Manor
2005_MD_Rock_Creek_LN12MD -- Rock Creek Regional Park -- Lake Needwood
2005_MD_Rock_Creek_MNC26MD -- Rock Creek Regional Park -- Meadowside Nature Center
2005_MD_Rock_St_Marys6MD -- Rockville -- St. Mary's Church (F. Scott Fitzgerald grave)
2005_MD_Salisbury_Zoo22MD -- Salisbury -- Salisbury Zoo
2005_MD_Seminary204MD -- Forest Glen Seminary
Several visits including a guided (outside) tour on August 27.
2005_MD_Seneca4MD -- Seneca Creek State Park
2005_MD_SSL3MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)
2005_MD_SSprung1MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung development (bound: Colesville Rd., Fenton St., Wayne Ave., Georgia Ave.)
2005_MD_SSV20MD -- Silver Spring -- Views from ...
Some images from:
* Town Square Garage (City Place)
* Wayne Avenue Garage (Silver Sprung)
2005_MD_SS_2ndAve1MD -- Silver Spring -- Second Avenue area
2005_MD_SS_Acorn6MD -- Silver Spring -- Acorn Park
2005_MD_SS_Art1MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art
2005_MD_SS_Bonifant2MD -- Silver Spring -- Bonifant Street (not covered elsewhere)
2005_MD_SS_Courtyard4MD -- Silver Spring -- Marriott Courtyard Downtown (8506 Fenton St.)
2005_MD_SS_EastWest6MD -- Silver Spring -- East West Highway
2005_MD_SS_FireStation1MD -- Silver Spring -- Fire Station (Main) (8110 Georgia Ave.)
2005_MD_SS_Georgia5MD -- Silver Spring -- Georgia Avenue
2005_MD_SS_Iglesia7MD -- Silver Spring -- Iglesia De Restauracion AYP (880 Bonifant St)
2005_MD_SS_Jazz_05091012MD -- Silver Spring -- Event: Jazz Festival 2005 @ Veterans Plaza
The Silver Spring Jazz Festival was put on by Montgomery County, Maryland is combination with a variety of sponsors. This year, it aided the American Red Cross for Hurricane Katrina relief. Speakers included Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan (who I didn't get any good photos of), Murray...
2005_MD_SS_Loft245MD -- Silver Spring -- Loft 24 apartments (8310 Fenton St.)
2005_MD_SS_Res5MD -- Silver Spring -- Residential section
2005_MD_SS_RR4MD -- Silver Spring -- B&O Railroad Station (8100 Georgia Ave.)
2005_MD_Summer_050910119Glen Echo Park -- Event: Summer of Change
This was an anniversary event called "Summer of Change." It reunited civil rights veterans who participated in protests at Glen Echo 45 years ago, leading to the integration of the Park. The program was sponsored by the National Park Service, in cooperation with the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts...
2005_MD_TOWG4MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World Gallery (not views from...)
2005_MD_TOWVw14MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World -- Views from...
2005_MD_VPlaza2MD -- Silver Spring -- Veterans Plaza
2005_MD_Walters_1West3MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- 1 West Mount Vernon Place
2005_MD_Walters_Americas12MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Ancient Americas
2005_MD_Walters_Ancient41MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Ancient Artworks
2005_MD_Walters_Asia69MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Asian Artworks
2005_MD_Walters_Bldg3MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Building
2005_MD_Walters_EuropeO67MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Other Art
2005_MD_Walters_EuropeP46MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Paintings
2005_MD_Walters_EuropeS39MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Sculpture
2005_MD_Ward91MD -- Salisbury -- Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
2005_MD_Wash_Mon_Baltimore14MD -- Baltimore -- Washington Monument incl views from
2005_MD_Waterfowl_Art83MD -- Easton -- 35th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Other Artists
Works here include those by: Warren Saunders, John Garton, David Turner, Gilles Peltier, Robert Deurloo, Fred Boyer, Karryl, Kim Shaklee, Jim Turgeon, Ned Ewell, and Lyn St. Clair.
2005_MD_Waterfowl_Carving58MD -- Easton -- 35th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Masterpiece Carving
Works here include those by; Cindy Lewis, Mark Holland, Rosalyn Daisy, Al Jordan, Al Burk, Jan Fitch, and Chuck Robertson.
2005_MD_Waterfowl_Other12MD -- Easton -- 35th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Other Features
2005_MD_Woodlawn_Manor13MD -- Sandy Spring -- Woodlawn Manor
2005_MI_NeumannM_HomeCH1MI -- Chesaning -- Melvin and Jean Neumann Home
2005_NC_ASOM68NC -- Fayetteville -- Airborne and Special Operations Museum
2005_NC_Averasboro16NC -- Averasboro Battlefield
2005_NC_Bentonville24NC -- Bentonville -- Bentonville Battlefield
2005_NC_Cape_Hatteras46NC -- Cape Hatteras Natl Seashore
2005_NC_CFBG20NC -- Cape Fear -- Botanical Garden
The botanical gardens are 85 acres bordered on the Cape Fear River and Cross Creek.
2005_NC_Ft_Raleigh5NC -- Fort Raleigh NHS (Roanoke Island)
2005_NC_GuthrieG_HomeGV2NC -- Asheville -- Glenn and Dixie Guthrie Home @ Givens Estates (2005-2023)
2005_NC_Jockeys_Ridge8NC -- Cape Hatteras -- Jockey's Ridge State Park
2005_NC_Roanoke_Island7NC -- Roanoke Island
2005_NC_Wright_Brothers74NC -- Kitty Hawk -- Wright Brothers Natl Memorial
I hadn't been back to the Wright Brothers National Memorial since 2001. When I was there, the visitor center leaked but it couldn't be replaced because it had been declared a historic structure just that year (the ranger said at the time "What idiot would have designed a flat roof visitor center in a...
2005_PA_Bridge_Claycomb4PA -- Covered bridge -- Claycomb Bridge
2005_PA_Bridge_Colvin3PA -- Covered bridge -- Colvin Bridge
2005_PA_BuchananBP4PA -- Buchanan's Birthplace State Park
2005_PA_Flight9319PA -- Shanksville -- Flight 93 National Memorial
2005_PA_Getty_Cav21PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 3 -- East Cavalry Field
2005_PA_Getty_Culp23PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- Culp's Hill
2005_PA_Getty_Day214PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Misc battle sites
2005_PA_Getty_Day310PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 3 -- Miscellaneous battle sites (Union side only)
2005_PA_Getty_Devils3PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Devils Den and valley
2005_PA_Getty_ECem9PA -- Gettysburg -- Evergreen Cemetery
2005_PA_Getty_Hancock1PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- Hancock Avenue
2005_PA_Getty_Highwater10PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 3 -- High Water Mark (Copse of Trees)
2005_PA_Getty_NC33PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Natl Cemetery
2005_PA_Getty_RoundTops5PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Round Tops
2005_PA_Getty_WConfAve8PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- West Confederate Ave
2005_PA_Grandview26PA -- Johnstown -- Grandview Cemetery
2005_PA_Harrisburg6PA -- Harrisburg -- Miscellaneous
2005_PA_Harrisburg_CapC16PA -- Harrisburg -- State Capitol Complex
2005_PA_Harrisburg_Cap84PA -- Harrisburg -- State Capitol
2005_PA_Harrisburg_River28PA -- Harrisburg -- Riverfront Area
2005_PA_Horseshoe5PA -- Horseshoe Curve Natl Historic Landmark
2005_PA_Ike25PA -- Gettysburg -- Eisenhower NHS
2005_PA_Johnstown_Flood4PA -- Johnstown Flood Natl Memorial
2005_PA_McConnellsburg2PA -- McConnellsburg -- Confederate graves
Near McConnellsburg, on July 29, 1863, William Moore and Thomas Shelton became the first Confederate soldiers to be killed north of the Mason-Dixon Line during the Civil War.
2005_PA_Peary4PA -- Cresson -- Admiral Peary Monument
2005_PA_Portage21PA -- Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS
2005_PA_Staple_Bend16PA -- Staple Bend Tunnel
2005_PA_State_MuseumCW6PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania -- Civil War
2005_PA_State_Museum50PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania
2005_PA_Stone_Bridge8PA -- Johnstown -- Stone Bridge
2005_PA_Tunnels3PA -- Gallitzin Tunnels Park
2005_PA_Wildwood_Lake10PA -- Harrisburg -- Wildwood Lake Sanctuary
Here at the base of Blue Mountain and within the City of Harrisburg's northern tier lies the 212-acre Wildwood Lake Sanctuary, the last vestige and magnificent preserve of the Susquehanna flood-plain wetlands which at one time were common prior to the filling of land for the development of Harrisburg....
2005_SC_Congaree24SC -- Congaree Swamp Natl Monument
2005_SC_Ninetysix52SC -- Ninety Six NHS
2005_SC_SOB11SC -- South of the Border
2005_TN_Chat_Bragg11TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Bragg Reservation
2005_TN_Chat_Cravens19TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Cravens House
2005_TN_Chat_Delong4TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- DeLong Reservation
2005_TN_Chat_Iowa7TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Iowa Reservation
2005_TN_Chat_Lookout36TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Lookout Mountain
2005_TN_Chat_Ohio6TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Ohio Reservation
2005_TN_Chat_RidgeV6TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- View along Missionary Ridge
2005_TN_Chat_Sherman5TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Sherman Reservation
2005_TN_Chat_VC12TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Visitor Center
2005_TN_Greeneville22TN -- Greeneville
2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_Early14TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- Early Home
2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_Etc6TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- Other
2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_Home3TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- Home
2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_NC3TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- National Cemetery
2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_VC7TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- Visitor Center
2005_VA_Aldrin_05092113Olsson's -- Buzz Aldrin and Wendell Minor ("Reaching for the Moon")
Dr. Buzz Aldrin and Wendell Minor: Dr. Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon, discusses his new children's book, Reaching for the Moon. Joining him will be illustrator Wendell Minor, one of six American artists selected to cover the launch of the space shuttle Discovery in 1988. Dr. Aldrin...
2005_VA_AlexandriaV2VA -- Alexandria -- View of the Potomac River
2005_VA_Alexandria9VA -- Alexandria
2005_VA_AlexCH2VA -- Alexandria -- City Hall
2005_VA_AlexCS4VA -- Alexandria -- Confederate Statue
2005_VA_Alex_Christ_Church10VA -- Alexandria -- Christ Church
2005_VA_AMWV14VA -- Roanoke -- Art Museum of Western Virginia
2005_VA_Arlington_Conf17VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Confederate Memorial
2005_VA_Arlington_Faces25VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Faces of the Fallen exhibit
2005_VA_Arlington_Maine4VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area
2005_VA_Arlington_Main69VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere
2005_VA_Arlington_Mem_Ave13VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Avenue
2005_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate9VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance
2005_VA_Arlington_VDayWW1_05111162VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2005) @ Pershing Memorial (Military Order of the World Wars)
2005_VA_Arlington_VDay_05111138VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2005) @ Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Folks included Dick and Lynne Cheney, Alberto Gonzales, Carlos Gutierrez, and Norman Mineta.
2005_VA_Arlington_Womens7VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Women's Memorial
2005_VA_Ashby4VA -- Harrisonburg -- Turner Ashby Memorial
2005_VA_Beaver_Dam7VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Beaver Dam Creek
2005_VA_Big_Bethel11VA -- Big Bethel
2005_VA_Blue_RidgeVA2VA -- Blue Ridge Parkway (Virginia)
Sorry but I was only on the parkway a few miles, going from Natural Bridge to the Booker T. Washington National Historic Site so there aren't many pictures! And did I mention how overcast it was that morning?
2005_VA_Bluffs4VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Chickahominy Bluffs
2005_VA_Booker20VA -- Booker T. Washington Natl Monument
2005_VA_Brandy12VA -- Brandy Station -- Battlefield
2005_VA_Bushong44VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Bushong Farm
2005_VA_Carlyle1VA -- Alexandria -- Carlyle House
2005_VA_Casemate75VA -- Fort Monroe -- Casemate Museum
2005_VA_Cedar_Creek13VA -- Middletown -- Cedar Creek Battlefield
2005_VA_Centurion32VA -- Fort Monroe -- Chapel of the Centurion
2005_VA_Chancellorsville31VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield
2005_VA_Chantilly4VA -- Chantilly (Ox Hill) Battlefield Park
2005_VA_Chincoteague25VA -- Chincoteague Natl Wildlife Refuge
2005_VA_City_Point8VA -- Hopewell -- City Point
2005_VA_Clift_0505248Rosslyn Ren -- Eleanor Clift ("Founding Sisters")
This event was co-sponsored by the Rosslyn Renaissance and featured an evening with Eleanor Clift as she discussed several of her books, "Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment" and "Madam President: Women Blazing the Leadership Trail," as well as her tenure of the McLaughlin report.
2005_VA_Cold_HarborNC7VA -- Cold Harbor Natl Battlefield National Cemetery
2005_VA_Cold_Harbor5VA -- Cold Harbor Natl Battlefield
2005_VA_CRC36VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Research Center (CRC)
2005_VA_CrittersVA61VA -- Critters -- Beaver, Geese
Photos in this section were taken in Virginia and including the following: ...
2005_VA_Cross_Keys29VA -- Cross Keys
2005_VA_CSN_05081328Wolf Trap -- Crosby, Stills & Nash
2005_VA_CWPT_Breakfast_0504247CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Breakfast: Closing And Q&A
2005_VA_CWPT_Chance_05042435CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Tour group: Chancellorsville
Tour guide: Donald Pfanz, chief historian at the Chancellorsville battlefield.
This was a tour of the Chancellorsville battlefield, with a emphasis on the newly acquired Lick Run property.
2005_VA_CWPT_Dinner_05042125CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Dinner: Color Bearers
2005_VA_CWPT_Dinner_05042348CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Banquet: Awards
2005_VA_CWPT_Dinner_05091722CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Dinner: VMI (w/Ron Maxwell)
2005_VA_CWPT_LeeCh_05091819CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Talk: Lee Chapel (w/Bud Robertson)
2005_VA_CWPT_Lee_05091713CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Reception: Lee Hall
2005_VA_CWPT_Lex_05091821CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Tour group: Lexington
2005_VA_CWPT_Market_05091736CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Tour group: New Market
Our tour guide for this was Keith E. Gibson, Colonel, Director, VMI Museum Operations.
2005_VA_CWPT_Marshall_05091617CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Talk: VMI Parade
2005_VA_CWPT_Marshall_0509179CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Reception: George C. Marshall Museum and Library
2005_VA_CWPT_Other_0504215CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Tour group: Miscellaneous shots
2005_VA_CWPT_Panel_05042126CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Lunch: And panel discussion
This section included quick presentation by Pete Brown (of History America TOURS) of a check to CWPT president Jim Lighthizer. In addition, there were two panel discussions, both moderated by Pat Furguson. The first panel consisted of: Jeffrey D. Wert, Richard Sommers, Edwin C. Bearss, and Ted Alexander...
2005_VA_CWPT_Prayer_0504244CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Talk: Civil War church service
Every Sunday, the annual conference has a religious prayer session on Sunday morning. I'm not a religious person but I enjoy listening to the stories that the chaplains tell about the life and times of the average soldier during the war. This year's sermon was given by Chaplain Chuck Teague, a retired...
2005_VA_CWPT_PtRep_05091710CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Tour group: Port Republic
2005_VA_CWPT_XKeys_05091733CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Tour group: Cross Keys
2005_VA_Deep_Bottom3VA -- Richmond -- Deep Bottom Landing
2005_VA_DKG_05102811Olsson's -- Doris Kearns Goodwin ("Team of Rivals")
Acclaimed historian and Pulitzer Prize-winner Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses her new book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. In a multiple portrait that includes William Seward, Salmon P. Chase, and Edward Bates, Lincoln's rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, Goodwin...
2005_VA_Dutch_Gap29VA -- Dutch Gap at Citie of Henricus Historical Park
2005_VA_ECL14VA -- Chantilly -- Ellanor C. Lawrence Park
2005_VA_Elaine_05070328Personal -- Elaine's birthday party
2005_VA_Elizabeth_RT8VA -- Norfolk -- Elizabeth River Trail
2005_VA_Endview7VA -- Endview Plantation
2005_VA_Episcopal16VA -- Lexington -- Episcopal church (Lee's church)
2005_VA_Epworth15VA -- Norfolk -- Epworth Methodist Church
2005_VA_Fairfax_Courthouse5VA -- Fairfax County Courthouse
2005_VA_Fishers_Hill11VA -- Fishers Hill Battlefield
2005_VA_FONZ_CF_05100210VA -- FONZ Autumn Conservation Festival (2005) @ Conservation Research Center (CRC)
2005_VA_FONZ_CF_Cav_05100212VA -- FONZ Autumn Conservation Festival (2005) @ Conservaton Research Center (CRC) -- Cavalry Reenactment
2005_VA_FRB49VA -- Richmond -- Money Museum @ FRB of Richmond
2005_VA_Fred_ArtVA1VA -- Fredericksburg -- Public Art
2005_VA_Fred_CC3VA -- Fredericksburg -- Confederate Cemetery
2005_VA_Fred_City16VA -- Fredericksburg
2005_VA_Fred_CW5VA -- Fredericksburg -- Miscellaneous Civil War sites
2005_VA_Fred_Kenmore1VA -- Fredericksburg -- Historic Kenmore Plantation
2005_VA_Fred_Mercer_Mem4VA -- Fredericksburg -- General Hugh Mercer Memorial
2005_VA_Fred_MH52VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights
Two visits: ...
2005_VA_Fred_SGC8VA -- Fredericksburg -- St. George's Church
2005_VA_Frying_Pan21VA -- Fairfax County -- Frying Pan Park
This local park is a 1930's vintage working farm on a 107-acre lot. It offers facilities for horse owners plus farm animals, old farm buildings, etc. When we were there, there were 25 people practicing blue grass music in the Frying Pan Country Store. They also have some historic structures, some of...
2005_VA_Ft_Brady8VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Fort Brady
2005_VA_Ft_Drewry5VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Drewry's Bluff/Fort Darling
2005_VA_Ft_Eustis_Museum58VA -- Fort Eustis -- U.S. Army Transportation Museum
2005_VA_Ft_Eustis_Yard58VA -- Fort Eustis -- U.S. Army Transportation Museum -- Yard
2005_VA_Ft_Gilmer2VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Fort Gilmer
2005_VA_Ft_Harrison21VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Fort Harrison
2005_VA_Ft_Hoke3VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Fort Hoke
2005_VA_Ft_Monroe38VA -- Hampton -- Fort Monroe -- Miscellaneous
2005_VA_Fusun_05082759Personal -- Fusun's going away event
2005_VA_Gaines23VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Gaines Mill
2005_VA_Glendale6VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Glendale Natl Cemetery
2005_VA_GWParkwayV6VA -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Views
2005_VA_Halfway2VA -- Bermuda Hundred Campaign -- Half-Way House
2005_VA_Hall_Of_Valor34VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Hall of Valor
2005_VA_Hanover7VA -- Hanover Junction
2005_VA_Hecuba9Personal -- Margot Lebow's after-party for the cast of "Hecuba"
2005_VA_Hicks_05091413Olsson's -- Robert Hicks ("Widow of the South")
Robert Hicks: "Widow of the South":
The driving force behind the preservation and restoration of the historic Carnton plantation in Tennessee, Robert Hicks reads from his debut historical novel, Widow of the South. Based on true events in his hometown, Hicks follows the saga of Carrie McGavock, a...
2005_VA_HMWV21VA -- Roanoke -- History Museum of Western Virginia
2005_VA_Hopewell3VA -- Hopewell -- Miscellaneous sites
2005_VA_Huntley61VA -- Alexandria -- Huntley Meadows Park
2005_VA_Iwo_Jima31VA -- Arlington -- Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial)
2005_VA_Jackson9VA -- Lexington -- Stonewall Jackson House
2005_VA_Jackson_Shrine14VA -- Guinea Station -- Jackson Shrine
Two visits to the place: ...
2005_VA_Jamestown106VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP)
2005_VA_Kellys_Ford5VA -- Kelly's Ford Battlefield
2005_VA_Kemper2VA -- Charlottesville -- Kemper Park
2005_VA_Kinky_05031617Olsson's -- Kinky Friedman ("Ten Little New Yorkers")
Author of "The Prisoner of Vandam Street," Kinky Friedman read from his latest novel, "Ten Little New Yorkers". Set in Greenwich Village, Kinky has to jump through hoops to find the real killer as the bodies pile up and the cops strongarm Kinky as their man.
2005_VA_Lacy14VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield -- Lacy House (Ellwood)
2005_VA_LBJ3VA -- GW Memorial Parkway -- LBJ Memorial Grove
2005_VA_Leesylvania22VA -- Leesylvania State Park
2005_VA_Lees_Mill10VA -- Newport News -- Lee's Mill Battlefield Park
2005_VA_Lee_Chapel18VA -- Lexington -- Lee Chapel
2005_VA_Lee_Hall11VA -- Newport News -- Lee Hall Mansion
2005_VA_LexingtonVA46VA -- Lexington
2005_VA_Lex_Cemetery47VA -- Lexington -- Stonewall Jackson Cemetery
2005_VA_MacArthur52VA -- Norfolk -- General Douglas MacArthur Memorial
2005_VA_Malvern_Hill20VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Malvern Hill
2005_VA_Manassas_Hills5VA -- Manassas Natl Battlefield -- Henry, Matthews, Buck Hills
2005_VA_Marathon8Marine Corps Marathon
2005_VA_Margot13Personal -- Margot Lebow
A couple of visits here: ...
2005_VA_Marshall13VA -- Lexington -- George C. Marshall Museum and Library
2005_VA_MasonicV26VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Temple -- Views from...
2005_VA_Masonic43VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Memorial
2005_VA_Maymont20VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park
2005_VA_Maymont_Zoo1VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park -- Zoo
2005_VA_MCC_05060911Wolf Trap -- Mary Chapin Carpenter
2005_VA_Meems4VA -- Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge
2005_VA_Mermaids14VA -- Norfolk -- Public Art: Mermaids
2005_VA_Michie9VA -- Charlottesville -- Michie Tavern
2005_VA_Moore3VA -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Claude Moore Colonial Farm
2005_VA_Mt_Jackson8VA -- Mt. Jackson
2005_VA_Nauticus5VA -- Norfolk -- Nauticus (except USS Wisconsin)
2005_VA_Navy_Marine9VA -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Navy and Marine Memorial
2005_VA_NBG51VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden
2005_VA_NBG_Reenact9VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- Reenactor Weekend
2005_VA_News_Park36VA -- Newport News -- Battle of Dam No. 1 (Newport News Park)
2005_VA_Newt_0506112Books A Million -- Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen ("Never Call Retreat")
This event, at the McLean Books a Million, was announced to start at 5pm but actually started at 3pm. I got there at 4:30pm and got a passing glance at both authors.
2005_VA_Newt_0506125Olsson's -- Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen ("Never Call Retreat")
Newt Gingrich and William Forstchen: Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, and William Forstchen, professor of history at Montreat College, discuss their new historical fiction novel, Never Call Retreat: Lee and Grant: The Final Victory, which concludes their trilogy with the answer to the great...
2005_VA_New_Market5VA -- New Market
2005_VA_NM_Cedar_Grove1VA -- New Market -- Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren
2005_VA_NM_Matthews15VA -- New Market -- St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cemetery
2005_VA_Norfolk12VA -- Norfolk
2005_VA_Norfolk_Art2VA -- Norfolk -- Public Art
2005_VA_North_Anna8VA -- North Anna Battlefield
2005_VA_Oatlands30VA -- Leesburg -- Oatlands Plantation
2005_VA_OPMH5VA -- Alexandria -- Old Presbyterian Meeting House
2005_VA_Pagoda9VA -- Norfolk -- Elizabeth River Trail -- Taiwan Friendship Pavilion
2005_VA_Port_Republic12VA -- Port Republic battlefield
2005_VA_Presbyterian5VA -- Lexington -- Presbyterian church (Jackson's church)
2005_VA_Richmond7VA -- Richmond -- Miscellaneous
2005_VA_Richmond_Cap11VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol Complex
2005_VA_Richmond_Carillon7VA -- Richmond -- Carillon (World War I Memorial)
2005_VA_Richmond_St_Paul43VA -- Richmond -- St. Paul's Episcopal Church
The Greek Revival St Paul's Episcopal Church was constructed in 1843-45 right across from the Richmond state capitol building. Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee both worshipped here during the Civil War and it was here that they received news that Petersburg was falling in 1865. The building is...
2005_VA_Roanoke12VA -- Roanoke
2005_VA_Rudes_Hill2VA -- Rude's Hill
2005_VA_Salem_Church8VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield -- Salem Church
2005_VA_Savages4VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Savage's Station
2005_VA_Seven_Pines9VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Seven Pines Natl Cemetery
2005_VA_Shadid_0509083Olsson's -- Anthony Shadid ("Night Draws Near")
Anthony Shadid: Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for the Washington Post, Anthony Shadid discusses Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War. Shadid uses the experiences of his characters to illustrate how Saddam's downfall paved the way not only for democracy but also for an...
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Bldg4VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases5VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Main134VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Space94VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar
2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Tower6VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Donald Engen Observation Tower
2005_VA_Smith_05052181Personal -- Nan and Ron Smith's get-together
2005_VA_State_Lib40VA -- Richmond -- Virginia State Library -- incl Exhibit: Art from Capitol Square
Since the Virginia state capitol is being gutted for an expansion, there was a lot of art work which had to be moved out. They decided to put a selection of the 400 pieces from the State Capitol, the Virginia Executive Mansion, the Supreme Court of Virginia, and the Library of Virginia on display at the...
2005_VA_St_Mary8VA -- Alexandria -- St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery
2005_VA_Sully25VA -- Sully Plantation
2005_VA_Thompsons13Personal -- Richard Thompson's family
A visit to the Thompson homestead.
2005_VA_TimeshareVA11Personal -- Timeshare in Williamsburg, VA
Fairfield Resort Patriots Place -- 9/26/2005 to 10/2/2005
2005_VA_Toms_Brook3VA -- Toms Brook
2005_VA_VMI58VA -- Lexington -- Virginia Military Institute campus
2005_VA_VMI_Parade25VA -- Lexington -- VMI Full Dress Parade
2005_VA_Walker20VA -- Richmond -- Maggie L. Walker NHS
2005_VA_Waller_0507284Olsson's -- Robert James Waller ("High Plains Tango")
Robert James Waller: Author of the #1 New York Times bestselling book The Bridges of Madison County, Robert James Waller reads from his latest novel, High Plains Tango. Picking up where Bridges of Madison County and A Thousand Country Roads left off, Waller tells the story of Robert Kincaid's...
2005_VA_WAndM37VA -- Williamsburg -- College of William and Mary
2005_VA_Warwick6VA -- Warwick Court House
2005_VA_Washington_VAMon11VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol -- Virginia Washington Monument
2005_VA_WashLee16VA -- Lexington -- Washington and Lee University
2005_VA_White_Oak_Swamp3VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- White Oak Swamp
2005_VA_Wilderness3VA -- Wilderness Natl Battlefield
2005_VA_Will_Bassett25VA -- Williamsburg -- Bassett Hall
This 18th-century country home is name for Martha Washington's nephew, Burwell Bassett, who owned it 1800-39. Later, it was the home of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and his wife Abby Aldrich Rockefeller in the 1930s and 1940s. It was here that he stayed for 6-to-8 weeks a year to check on the status of the...
2005_VA_Will_Bruton12VA -- Williamsburg -- Bruton Parish Church
2005_VA_Will_Capitol14VA -- Williamsburg -- The Capitol
The Capitol building was completed in 1705. It was destroyed by fire in 1747 and rebuilt. It served as the state capitol until it was moved to Richmond during the American Revolution. So it was here that Patrick Henry first started making his inflammatory speeches (but "Give Me Liberty or Give Me...
2005_VA_Will_DeWittM46VA -- Williamsburg -- Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum -- Masterworks
This is a nice gallery with a number of fine paintings, a beautiful silver collection, lots of guns (including some cut apart pieces showing you how they work), and a number of changing exhibits.
2005_VA_Will_DeWitt90VA -- Williamsburg -- Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
2005_VA_Will_Governor44VA -- Williamsburg -- Governor's Palace
2005_VA_Will_Hospital14VA -- Williamsburg -- Public Hospital of 1773
This is where the crazies were sent in the good old days. In 1770, the Virginia House of Burgesses, in accordance with a request by the British governor, enacted a law providing "for the Support and Maintenance of Ideots, Lunatics, and other Persons of unsound Minds."

2005_VA_Will_Main39VA -- Williamsburg -- Miscellaneous
2005_VA_Will_Review12VA -- Williamsburg -- Military Review
This is a demonstration of fifes, drums, artillery, and muskets.
2005_VA_Wilson_BridgeVA12Woodrow Wilson Bridge (Virginia Side) -- Construction
2005_VA_Wisconsin64VA -- Norfolk -- Battleship Wisconsin
2005_VA_Wolf_Trap3VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts
2005_VA_Yorktown_Battle65VA -- Yorktown Battlefield (Colonial NHP)
2005_VA_Yorktown_Mon9VA -- Yorktown Victory Monument (Colonial NHP)
2005_VA_Yorktown_Town42VA -- Yorktown Town (Colonial NHP)
2005_XX_Flight42Flights (Various) 2005
From National to Orlando, FL (January) and Chicago (June).
2005_XX_Sunset9Nature -- Sunset
Sunsets in DC and Florida (January)
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What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2024_02_04C1_Miss_AmericaM248Miss America High Tea Event (1 of 2) Mingling @ GFWC
An invitation to tea from the General Federation of Women’s Clubs to the Former and Present Miss America. They were here in DC for the opening of an exhibit on the history of Miss America at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Hosted by GFWC DC club: * Mohra Gavankar, GFWC Presid... (Partially reviewed)
2024_02_04C2_Miss_AmericaP89Miss America High Tea Event (2 of 2) Program @ GFWC
An invitation to tea from the General Federation of Women’s Clubs to the Former and Present Miss America. They were here in DC for the opening of an exhibit on the history of Miss America at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Hosted by GFWC DC club: * Mohra Gavankar, GFWC Presid... (Partially reviewed)
2024_01_14B1_Gonna_Take286Labor Heritage Foundation @ McGinty's Public House -- MLK "Gonna Take Us All Ball" (1 of 2)
MLK "Gonna Take Us All Ball" Recommit to Dr. King’s dream of equality and justice for all and celebrate Elise Bryant’s well-deserved retirement from LHF! By Labor Heritage Foundation Tickets are now FREE! Thanks to the Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO, AFSCME 112, the International Association of Heat ... (Partially reviewed)
2024_01_14B2_Gonna_Take2337Labor Heritage Foundation @ McGinty's Public House -- MLK "Gonna Take Us All Ball" (2 of 2)
MLK "Gonna Take Us All Ball" Recommit to Dr. King’s dream of equality and justice for all and celebrate Elise Bryant’s well-deserved retirement from LHF! By Labor Heritage Foundation Tickets are now FREE! Thanks to the Maryland State and DC AFL-CIO, AFSCME 112, the International Association of Heat ... (Partially reviewed)
2024_02_10C_KatzenO163DC -- American University -- Katzen Arts Center -- 2024A Opening Reception
Come celebrate our seven new spring ’24 exhibitions! Mix and mingle with many of this season’s artists and curators … arrive early for light refreshments! Folks seen here include (pretty much in order): Jack Rasmussen, Dana Hart-Stone, Lisa Montag Brotman, Sondra N. Arkin, Ellyn Weiss, Laura Roulet,... (Partially reviewed)
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