|2005_DC_1445NY||2||DC -- Downtown -- National Savings Trust (SunTrust) (1445 New York Ave NW)|
|2005_DC_2Bobs_050414||23||Smithsonian 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_2ndDiv||5||DC -- Ellipse -- Second Division Memorial|
|2005_DC_4th_Concert_050704||61||DC -- 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.
THE PERFORMERS: ...
|2005_DC_4th_Fireworks_050704||17||Fireworks -- 4th of July on the Mall (2005) from the Lincoln Memorial|
|2005_DC_950F||4||DC -- Penn Qtr -- 920/926/950 F St (Atlantic Bldg)|
|2005_DC_AFRH||5||DC -- Armed Forces Retirement Home (Old Soldiers Home)|
|2005_DC_AHDDay_050322||16||Natl 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_051021||7||Natl 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_051213||19||Natl 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_AmerInd||3||DC -- 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_Int||21||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Interior Areas Not Elsewhere Shown (such as Main Lobby)|
|2005_DC_AmerInd_Modernism||2||DC -- 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_Peoples||19||DC -- Natl Museum of the American Indian -- Exhibit: Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories|
|2005_DC_Andrea_050914||4||Borders -- 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_Arboretum||23||DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum|
With fall colors.
|2005_DC_Arboretum_Bonsai||21||DC -- U.S. Natl Arboretum -- National Bonsai & Penjing Museum|
|2005_DC_Archives||6||DC -- Natl Archives -- Exterior|
|2005_DC_Archives_Eman||6||DC -- 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_Paris||15||DC -- 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_Rotunda||2||DC -- Natl Archives -- Rotunda|
|2005_DC_Archives_Worked||14||DC -- 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_Arena||1||DC -- Southwest -- Arena Stage|
|2005_DC_BABA_050427||95||British-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_View||16||DC -- Bank of America Building @ 15th and G -- Views from...|
|2005_DC_Basilica_Cellar||58||DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Cellar level|
|2005_DC_Basilica_Main||69||DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Main level|
|2005_DC_Basilica_Out||9||DC -- Basilica of the Natl Shrine of the Immaculate Conception -- Outside views|
|2005_DC_BB_King_050912||10||Borders -- 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_050831||11||Dept 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_051108||20||Dept 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_Bethune||9||DC -- Logan Circle -- Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS (1318 Vermont Ave NW)|
|2005_DC_Bolivar_Statue||6||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Simon Bolivar Equestrian Statue|
|2005_DC_Botanic||26||DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden|
|2005_DC_Botanic_Bartholdi||3||DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Bartholdi Park|
|2005_DC_Botanic_Stink||10||DC -- 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_Xmas||47||DC -- U.S. Botanic Garden -- Exhibit: Christmas (2005)|
|2005_DC_Browne_050913||6||Capitol 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_BSM||2||DC -- Ellipse -- Boy Scout Memorial|
|2005_DC_BuildingC_050919||12||NBM -- 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_051201||10||NBM -- 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_Building||44||DC -- Natl Building Museum|
Four visits: ...
|2005_DC_Butt||2||DC -- Ellipse -- Butt-Millet Memorial Fountain|
|2005_DC_Callbox||1||DC -- Callboxes|
|2005_DC_CalTort||2||California Tortilla @ Gallery Place ("Good Bob")|
|2005_DC_Calvary||2||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Calvary Baptist Church (755 8th St NW)|
|2005_DC_CapitolV||3||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...|
|2005_DC_CapitolX||11||DC -- 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_Capitol||8||DC -- U.S. Capitol (exterior)|
|2005_DC_Capitol_Grounds||5||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds|
|2005_DC_CBF_051024||9||Olsson'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_Chastleton||4||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Chastleton Apartments (1701 16th St NW)|
|2005_DC_Cherry||140||DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2005)|
I made six cherry blossom visits this year. This particular set includes: ...
|2005_DC_Cincinatti||4||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Society of the Cincinnati (Anderson House)|
|2005_DC_CIS||2||DC -- Carnegie Institute for Science|
|2005_DC_Collins_050427||5||Borders -- Judy Collins (performance)|
|2005_DC_Cong_Cem||53||DC -- Congressional Cemetery|
|2005_DC_Const_Gardens||3||DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)|
|2005_DC_Corcoran||1||DC -- Corcoran Gallery of Art (Through 2014)|
|2005_DC_Cosmos_Club||2||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Cosmos Club (2121 Mass. Ave NW)|
|2005_DC_CourthousePk||3||DC -- Judiciary Square -- Courthouse Park (John Marshall Park and the one north of it)|
|2005_DC_Craft_Show||32||DC -- Smithsonian Craft Show (2005)|
|2005_DC_Crichton_051106||12||Smithsonian 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_CrittersDC||7||DC -- 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_CTIA||2||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Cellular Telephone Industries Association (now The Wireless Association) (1400 16th St NW)|
|2005_DC_CWPT_Endangered_050224||28||CWPT'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_050516||7||CWPT -- 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_Darlington||2||DC -- Judiciary Square -- Darlington Memorial Fountain|
|2005_DC_DAR||24||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- DAR Memorial Constitution Hall|
|2005_DC_DOC_050207||6||Dept 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_Murals||2||DC -- Dept of Interior Building -- Murals|
|2005_DC_DOI_Museum||34||DC -- Dept of Interior Museum|
|2005_DC_Downtown||2||DC -- Downtown area (K Street environs -- between New Hampshire and New York, Penn and M)|
|2005_DC_Dupont_Circle||13||DC -- Dupont Circle neighborhood (but not the fountain)|
|2005_DC_Dupont_Fountain||8||DC -- Dupont Circle Fountain|
|2005_DC_Eastern_Market||5||DC -- Capitol Hill -- Eastern Market (225 7th St SE)|
|2005_DC_Eisner_050608||15||Smithsonian 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_Ellipse||1||DC -- Ellipse (President's Park South)|
|2005_DC_Emb_Australia||2||DC -- Embassy of Australia|
|2005_DC_Emb_Canada||4||DC -- Embassy of Canada|
|2005_DC_Emb_Croatia||2||DC -- Embassy of Croatia|
|2005_DC_Emb_Turkey||1||DC -- Embassy of Turkey|
|2005_DC_Emmet_Mem||2||DC -- Robert Emmet Memorial|
|2005_DC_Epiphany||16||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Church of the Epiphany (317 G St NW)|
|2005_DC_EPPV||6||DC -- East Potomac Park -- Views of the Potomac River|
|2005_DC_Ericsson||1||DC -- John Ericsson Memorial|
|2005_DC_Extra_MileC_051014||30||DC -- 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_Mile||28||DC -- 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_050613||3||Olsson'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_FCUCC||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- First Congregational UCC (945 G St NW)|
|2005_DC_FDR||53||DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial|
Several visits here, mostly during cherry blossom time: ...
|2005_DC_Fireworks_050902||3||Fireworks -- World War II 60th|
|2005_DC_FMSV||3||DC -- FMS Building -- Views of the Tidal Basin|
|2005_DC_FNA_050723||7||Foundation for the Natl Archives -- "Americans In Paris" tour|
|2005_DC_Foggy_Bottom||1||DC -- Foggy Bottom neighborhood|
|2005_DC_Folklife||6||Smithsonian Folklife Festival (2005)|
|2005_DC_FONZ_AM_051014||16||DC -- 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_051017||38||DC -- 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_051119||5||DC -- FONZ Event -- Opening of Prairie Dog Land|
|2005_DC_FONZ_Talk_051116||21||DC -- 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_051117||41||DC -- 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_Fords||9||DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Theatre, Lobby)|
|2005_DC_Fords_CEL||2||DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Center for Education and Leadership)|
|2005_DC_Fords_Museum||4||DC -- Ford's Theatre NHS (Museum)|
|2005_DC_Forest||4||DC -- U.S. Forest Service Visitor & Information Center (1400 Independence Ave NW)|
|2005_DC_FOSE||35||DC -- FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo)|
Two visits here: ...
|2005_DC_Franciscan||85||DC -- Brookland -- Franciscan Monastery (1400 Quincy St., NE)|
|2005_DC_Franklin||5||DC -- Downtown -- Franklin School (963 13th St NW)|
|2005_DC_Franklin_Sq||4||DC -- Downtown -- Franklin Square (incl Commodore John Barry statue)|
|2005_DC_Friendship_Arch||10||DC -- Chinatown -- Friendship Arch|
|2005_DC_Gallaudet||8||DC -- Gallaudet University|
|2005_DC_Gallery_Place||6||DC -- Gallery Place building|
|2005_DC_Gallup_050726||24||DC -- 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_Gandhi||2||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Mohandas Gandhi statue (2100 Q St NW)|
|2005_DC_Garfield_Mem||10||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- James A. Garfield Monument|
|2005_DC_Goldie_050509||3||Olsson'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_Mem||8||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial|
|2005_DC_Hahnemann||7||DC -- Samuel Hahnemann Monument|
|2005_DC_Hawking_050214||29||Smithsonian 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_051202||6||Wilson 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_Heurich||3||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Christian Heurich House Museum (The Brewmaster's Castle) (1307 New Hampshire Ave NW)|
|2005_DC_Honors_051204||72||DC -- 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_HotelW||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) (515 15th St NW)|
|2005_DC_HotelW_Vw||12||DC -- Hotel Washington (W Washington) -- Views from rooftop cafeteria|
|2005_DC_Hunter_051019||9||Politics & 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_051104||19||IMF 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_IMF||10||DC -- International Monetary Fund|
Part of an IMF, WB, OAS tour.
|2005_DC_IRS||1||DC -- Internal Revenue Service building|
|2005_DC_Irving_050815||8||NPC -- 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_ItsGov||6||DC -- 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_JAWilson||1||DC -- 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_Mem||2||DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial|
|2005_DC_Jennings_050225||19||Office (USITC) -- Tom Jennings' retirement get-together|
|2005_DC_JP2||18||DC -- Pope John Paul II Cultural Center|
|2005_DC_JSS_050607||39||James Smithson Society event -- Natl Museum of African Art|
|2005_DC_JSS_050712||51||James 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_050920||2||James 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_051011||19||James 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_CenterVw||5||DC -- John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Views from...|
|2005_DC_Kershaw_050210||5||Olsson'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_War||8||DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial|
After first snowfall.
|2005_DC_Kranz_050408||19||Natl 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_Square||4||DC -- Lafayette Square (by White House) area|
|2005_DC_Law||14||DC -- Natl Law Enforcement Officers Memorial|
A couple of visits. ...
|2005_DC_Law_BlueM_050510||18||DC -- 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_050513||66||DC -- 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_051116||13||Dept 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_LEnfant||6||DC -- Southwest (L'Enfant Plaza area)|
|2005_DC_Letelier_Mem||1||DC -- Letelier-Moffitt Memorial @ Sheridan Circle|
|2005_DC_Levsky||2||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Bust of Vasil Levsky (1621 22nd St NW)|
|2005_DC_Lincoln_CottageI||3||DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home) -- Interior Images|
|2005_DC_Lincoln_CottageVC||3||DC -- Lincoln Cottage -- Visitor Center|
|2005_DC_Lincoln_Cottage||18||DC -- Lincoln Cottage (at the Armed Forces Retirement Home)|
|2005_DC_Lincoln_Flannery||3||DC -- Judiciary Square -- Abraham Lincoln (Flannery) Statue|
|2005_DC_Lincoln_MemV||2||DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- View from...|
|2005_DC_Lobsterman||1||DC -- Public Art: The Waterman (sculpture by Victor Kahill) @ Waterfront|
|2005_DC_LOC_BFG||3||DC -- 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_BHope||8||DC -- 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_Ext||12||DC -- Library of Congress -- Exterior Images|
|2005_DC_LOC_GHX||6||DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall -- Holiday Display|
|2005_DC_LOC_GH||23||DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: The Great Hall|
|2005_DC_LOC_Mahogany||1||DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Mahogany Row (1st Floor, by Kluge Center)|
|2005_DC_LOC_MRR||1||DC -- Library of Congress -- Room: Main Reading Room (room itself)|
|2005_DC_Logan||9||DC -- Logan Circle neighborhood (but not Logan Statue)|
|2005_DC_Logan_Statue||6||DC -- Logan Circle -- Major John Logan Statue|
|2005_DC_Longfellow||3||DC -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial|
|2005_DC_Luther_Place_MC||1||DC -- Logan Circle -- Luther Place Memorial Church (1226 Vermont Ave NW)|
|2005_DC_Mall||7||DC -- Natl Mall area|
|2005_DC_MAPLD||5||DC -- 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_050330||113||Personal -- Mara Mayor's retirement event|
|2005_DC_March_050924||12||DC -- Rally: End the War In Iraq Protest March @ National Mall|
|2005_DC_Marshall_Statue||2||DC -- Judiciary Square -- John Marshall Statue|
|2005_DC_Martin_051023||26||DC -- 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_Masaryk||2||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Tomas Masaryk statue|
|2005_DC_Mason||3||DC -- George Mason Memorial (at night)|
|2005_DC_MBT||1||DC -- Metropolitan Branch Trail|
|2005_DC_McPherson||4||DC -- Downtown -- McPherson Square and James B. McPherson Equestrian Memorial|
|2005_DC_Meade||7||DC -- George Meade Memorial|
|2005_DC_Mellon_Fountain||1||DC -- Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain|
|2005_DC_Metro_NY||6||Metro Station -- NoMa–Gallaudet U station on New York Avenue|
|2005_DC_Mickey||114||DC -- Celebrate Mickey: 75 InspEARations|
|2005_DC_MiKick_050319||65||DC -- 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_Park||6||DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Mitchell Park|
|2005_DC_Mt_OlivetDC||28||DC -- Ivy City -- Mt Olivet Cemetery|
|2005_DC_Murals_BPeck||2||DC -- Public Art: Murals by G. Byron Peck|
|2005_DC_NAACG_050323||10||Natl 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_050302||15||Natl Archives -- Panel -- American Congress|
The American Congress: ...
|2005_DC_NABA_050504||4||Natl 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_050505||21||Natl 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_050608||5||Natl 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_051209||7||Natl 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_050725||8||Borders -- Ralph Nader|
|2005_DC_NADG_051021||8||Natl 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_050630||20||Natl 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_051019||22||Natl 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_051115||31||Natl 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_050210||15||Natl 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_050511||4||Natl 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_050415||6||Natl 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_051206||5||IDB 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_050622||5||Natl 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_051213||24||Natl 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_050615||25||Natl 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_051111||5||Natl 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...
|2005_DC_NAOW_051118||22||Natl 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_050202||6||Natl 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_050316||8||Natl 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_050504||12||Natl 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_051104||17||Natl 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_050209||7||Natl 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_050518||8||Natl 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_051017||13||Natl 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_Center||2||DC -- U.S. Naval Heritage Center|
|2005_DC_Naval_Lodge||10||DC -- Capitol Hill -- Naval Lodge Masonic Hall (330 Penn Ave. SE)|
|2005_DC_Naval_Memorial||2||DC -- U.S. Navy Memorial|
|2005_DC_NAViet_050526||17||Natl 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_050420||7||Natl 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_051015||50||230th Navy Birthday Concert (Ernest Borgnine) @ DAR Constitution Hall|
Navy veteran and Academy Award winning actor ...
|2005_DC_NAWPC_050317||27||Natl 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_050924||3||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- David Brooks|
|2005_DC_NBF_Cabot_050924||2||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Meg Cabot|
|2005_DC_NBF_Carroll_050924||4||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Andrew Carroll|
|2005_DC_NBF_Carter_050924||1||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Robert L. Carter|
|2005_DC_NBF_Deaver_050924||2||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Jeffery Deaver|
|2005_DC_NBF_Doctorow_050924||1||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- E. L. Doctorow|
|2005_DC_NBF_Ellis_050924||6||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Joseph J. Ellis|
|2005_DC_NBF_Foer_050924||3||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Jonathan Safran Foer|
|2005_DC_NBF_Gabaldon_050924||6||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Diana Gabaldon|
|2005_DC_NBF_Gaiman_050924||3||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Neil Gaiman|
|2005_DC_NBF_Gibbons_050924||2||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Leeza Gibbons|
|2005_DC_NBF_Irving_050924||3||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- John Irving|
|2005_DC_NBF_Kidd_050924||5||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Sue Monk Kidd|
|2005_DC_NBF_MacNeil_050924||4||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Robert MacNeil|
|2005_DC_NBF_Madden_050924||10||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Chris Madden|
|2005_DC_NBF_Martin_050924||6||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- George R.R. Martin|
|2005_DC_NBF_McCullough_050924||9||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- David McCullough|
|2005_DC_NBF_Menache_050924||1||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Samuel Menashe|
|2005_DC_NBF_Misc_050924||9||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Miscellaneous|
|2005_DC_NBF_Mitchell_050924||5||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Andrea Mitchell|
|2005_DC_NBF_Muller_050924||3||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Marcia Muller|
|2005_DC_NBF_Roberts_050924||2||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Steve Roberts|
|2005_DC_NBF_Sandford_050924||2||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- John Sandford|
|2005_DC_NBF_Slaughter_050924||2||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Karin Slaughter|
|2005_DC_NBF_Wolfe_050924||8||Natl Book Festival 2005 -- Tom Wolfe|
|2005_DC_NCCC||14||DC -- 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_Newseum||4||DC -- Newseum|
|2005_DC_NGAEW_Bldg||2||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- East Wing -- Building and Public Space|
|2005_DC_NGAP||93||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Paintings|
|2005_DC_NGASG||20||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- Sculpture Garden|
|2005_DC_NGAS||28||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Sculpture|
|2005_DC_NGA_Bldg||7||DC -- Natl Gallery of Art -- West Wing -- Building|
|2005_DC_NGS||2||DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Explorers Hall (1145 17th St NW)|
|2005_DC_NGS_Garden||2||DC -- Downtown -- Natl Geographic Society -- Outdoor Sculpture Garden|
|2005_DC_NMHMDC||33||DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed)|
|2005_DC_NMHMDC_CW||11||DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Civil War|
|2005_DC_NMHMDC_Korea||1||DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Blood, Sweat and Saline (Korean War Medicine)|
|2005_DC_NMHMDC_Lincoln||6||DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: His Wound is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln|
|2005_DC_NMHMDC_Microscopes||4||DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: Evolution of the Microscope|
|2005_DC_NMHMDC_Visibly||2||DC -- Natl Museum of Health and Medicine (Walter Reed) -- Exhibit: A Healthy Heart (Visibly Human)|
A description of the "A Healthy Heart" exhibit from http://nmhm.washingtondc.museum/news/healthyheart.html :
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_NoMa||11||DC -- North of Massachusetts Avenue (NoMa) neighborhood|
|2005_DC_NPC_BookFair_051117||36||NPC -- 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_Battlefield||3||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Nuns of the Battlefield|
|2005_DC_NY_Pres||11||DC -- Downtown -- New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (1313 New York Ave, NW)|
|2005_DC_OAS||35||DC -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg + Museum Exterior|
Part of an IMF, WB, OAS tour.
|2005_DC_OAS_Int||31||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Organization of American States -- Main Bldg Interior|
|2005_DC_OAS_Museum||4||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Art Museum of the Americas (201 18th St NW) -- Museum Bldg Interior|
|2005_DC_OAS_Still_Life||20||Art 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_Tunnel||6||DC -- Organization of American States -- Roots of Peace Tunnel|
|2005_DC_OCC||13||DC -- Old Washington Convention Center|
Several passes: ...
|2005_DC_OConnor_050520||16||Smithsonian 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_Octagon||1||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- Octagon House and American Institute of Architects Bldg|
|2005_DC_OEOB||1||DC -- Downtown -- Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Old Executive Office Building) (1650 Penn Ave NW)|
|2005_DC_OfficeVw||4||Office (STAT-USA) -- View from my office window|
Various look-sees before I got moved across the hall: ...
|2005_DC_Office_Cooper_050804||108||Office (STAT-USA) -- Kathy Cooper's going away reception|
|2005_DC_Office_Smythe_051216||61||Office (STAT-USA) -- Shannon Smythe's second going-away event|
|2005_DC_Office_STAT||106||Office (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_PostI||1||DC -- Old Post Office -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)|
|2005_DC_Old_PostV||65||DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower|
|2005_DC_Old_Post||2||DC -- Old Post Office / Trump Finger -- Outside|
|2005_DC_OSCard_050314||6||Olsson'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_Mem||6||DC -- Oscar Straus Memorial @ Ronald Reagan Bldg|
|2005_DC_Outsourcing_050607||10||Wilson 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_Pandamania||1||DC -- Public Art: Pandamania|
|2005_DC_Parks_051030||24||DC -- U.S. Capitol -- State tribute for Rosa Parks|
The line to get in was about 5 hours.
|2005_DC_Patterson||1||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Patterson House|
|2005_DC_Peace_Mon||10||DC -- U.S. Capitol Grounds -- Peace Monument (Civil War Sailors Monument) (1st and Penn, NW)|
|2005_DC_Peirce_Mill||7||DC -- Rock Creek Park -- Peirce Mill (exterior)|
|2005_DC_Penn_Qtr||19||DC -- Penn Quarter neighborhood|
|2005_DC_Petersen_House||2||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Petersen House (House Where Lincoln Died) (516 10th St NW)|
|2005_DC_Pike_Statue||3||DC -- Judiciary Square -- Brigadier General Albert Pike Statue|
|2005_DC_Portal||7||DC -- Colonial Village -- Bishop's House (1640 Portal Dr NW) -- Christmas Lights|
|2005_DC_Powell_050427||4||DC -- 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_Quixote_Rolph||2||DC -- Public Art: Don Quixote (sculpture by Miles Stafford Rolph, II) @ 18th and G NW (Foggy Bottom)|
|2005_DC_Ralph_050205||3||Personal -- Ralph's 50th birthday party|
Taken at the Old Europe Restaurant in Georgetown.
|2005_DC_Rawlins_Statue||2||DC -- General John A. Rawlins Statue|
|2005_DC_Red_Cross||10||DC -- Foggy Bottom -- American Red Cross Natl Headquarters|
|2005_DC_Reiss_051110||34||Sixth & 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_051012||6||Olsson'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_Cem||150||DC -- Rock Creek Cemetery|
Including fall colors,
|2005_DC_RRB_I||6||DC -- Ronald Reagan Building (Interior Images)|
|2005_DC_RTaft_Memorial||1||DC -- Capitol Hill -- Robert A. Taft Memorial|
|2005_DC_Russell_050922||7||Smithsonian 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_051212||15||Smithsonian 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_House||47||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Scottish Rite Temple -- House of the Temple (1733 16th St NW)|
|2005_DC_Scott||1||Personal -- Scott Meyerle|
|2005_DC_Scott_Circle||3||DC -- Scott Circle memorial|
|2005_DC_Sentinel||10||DC -- 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_051018||3||Olsson'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_Sheridan||1||DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama neighborhood|
|2005_DC_Sheridan_Statue||3||DC -- Philip Sheridan Statue|
|2005_DC_Sherman||14||DC -- Sherman Memorial|
|2005_DC_SIAfri||8||DC -- Natl Museum of African Art -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2005_DC_SIAH_AgHall||11||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: 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_Armed||1||DC -- 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_Disneyland||1||DC -- 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_Gunboat||2||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Gunboat Philadelphia|
|2005_DC_SIAH_John_Bull||1||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Landmark Object: John Bull Locomotive|
|2005_DC_SIAH_On_Move||4||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: America on the Move|
|2005_DC_SIAH_Polio||1||DC -- 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_PopCult||5||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Pop Culture|
|2005_DC_SIAH_Price_Cold||4||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Cold War (Korea, Vietnam, etc)|
|2005_DC_SIAH_Price_Ind||6||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Independence (American Revolution, War of 1812)|
|2005_DC_SIAH_Price_Misc||4||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- Miscellaneous (Intro, Terror, Medal of Honor)|
|2005_DC_SIAH_Price_WW2||3||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Price of Freedom -- World War II|
|2005_DC_SIAH_Walls||4||DC -- Natl Museum of American History -- Exhibit: Within These Walls|
|2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall100A||35||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 100: (a) Milestones of Flight|
|2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall102A||6||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 102: America by Air|
|2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall114A||1||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 114: (a) Space Race|
|2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall203A||7||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 203: (a) Sea-Air Operations|
|2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall205A||7||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 205: (a) World War II Aviation|
|2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall206A||8||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 206: (a) Legend, Memory and the Great War in the Air (WWI Aviation)|
|2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall208A||15||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 208: (a) Pioneers of Flight, Barron Hilton|
|2005_DC_SIAIR_Gall209A||5||DC -- Natl Air and Space Museum -- Gallery 209: (a) Wright Brothers and Invention of the Aerial Age|
|2005_DC_SIHG||6||DC -- Smithsonian Gardens: Enid A. Haupt Garden @ Smithsonian Castle|
|2005_DC_SIHIRO||18||DC -- 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_SIHIR||47||DC -- Hirshhorn Museum (Inside)|
|2005_DC_SINH_Natures_Best||11||DC -- Natl Museum of Natural History -- Exhibit: Nature's Best International Photography Awards (2005)|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Art||5||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Bird||19||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House|
|2005_DC_SINZ_BV||6||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Trail (formerly Beaver Valley) (sea lions, seals, pelicans, beavers, otters, bald eagles, ravens, and grey wolves)|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Cat||71||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats|
Including two batches of new cheetah cubs.
|2005_DC_SINZ_Const||28||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Elephant||3||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Farm||5||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Invert||28||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Main||21||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Mammal||35||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House (plus Lemurs)|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Panda||24||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Prairie||11||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Primate||4||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates|
|2005_DC_SINZ_Reptile||17||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House|
|2005_DC_SINZ_RPanda||11||DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas|
|2005_DC_SIPG_Bldg||2||DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Building|
|2005_DC_SIPM||4||DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2005_DC_SIPM_Communities||5||DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 3): Customers and Communities|
|2005_DC_SIPM_Lennon||3||DC -- 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_Moving||3||DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit (MIA Galleries 1): Moving the Mail|
|2005_DC_SIPM_Takes_Flight||3||DC -- 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_XMas||2||DC -- Natl Postal Museum -- Exhibit: Holiday Tree|
|2005_DC_SIRG_Oct||4||DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Octagon Room (when not part of another exhibit)|
|2005_DC_SIRG_Perm||28||DC -- 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_Salon||70||DC -- Renwick Gallery -- Grand Salon (Before 2015)|
|2005_DC_SISG||22||DC -- Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2005_DC_Sixth_I||11||DC -- Chinatown -- Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (600 I St NW)|
|2005_DC_SI_Castle||2||DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle)|
Featuring pictures of the newly remodeled Commons room.
|2005_DC_SI_Castle_Commons||12||DC -- Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) -- The Commons|
|2005_DC_SI_Ripley_Black||26||DC -- 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_Russian||47||DC -- 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_VSA4||14||DC -- 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_Solar||15||DC -- 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.
|2005_DC_Soldiers_Cem||6||DC -- United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery|
|2005_DC_Sonny_Bono||3||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Sonny Bono Memorial Park|
|2005_DC_Southwest||6||DC -- Southwest neighborhood|
|2005_DC_Steps_050427||6||DC -- Capitol Steps @ Cognos Expo|
|2005_DC_St_Dominic||23||DC -- 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_Johns||28||DC -- Downtown -- St John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square (1525 H St., NW)|
|2005_DC_St_Matthews||36||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle (1725 Rhode Island Ave., NW)|
|2005_DC_St_Patrick||24||DC -- Penn Qtr -- St Patrick's Catholic Church (619 10th St. NW)|
|2005_DC_Sumner_School||4||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Sumner School Museum and Archives (1201 17th St NW)|
|2005_DC_Supreme_CtI||22||DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Interior|
|2005_DC_Supreme_CtX_Marshall||2||DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: John Marshall statue|
|2005_DC_Supreme_CtX_Ratner||2||DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: Ratner Sculpture of Warren Court|
|2005_DC_Supreme_CtX_Temple||1||DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exhibit: America’s Temple of Justice|
|2005_DC_Supreme_Ct||28||DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Exterior|
|2005_DC_SW_Duck_Pond||3||DC -- Southwest Duck Pond|
|2005_DC_Teddy_Island||10||DC -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Theodore Roosevelt Island Park|
|2005_DC_Thomas_Statue||4||DC -- Major General George Henry Thomas (Thomas Circle) Statue|
|2005_DC_ThompsonsNZ_051119||24||Personal -- 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_Titanic||5||DC -- Southwest -- Titanic Memorial @ SW Waterfront Park|
|2005_DC_Travolta_051005||46||Smithsonian 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_Treasury||1||DC -- Dept of Treasury building|
|2005_DC_Turner_051130||18||Smithsonian 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_Ukrainian||4||DC -- Ukrainian Catholic Natl Shrine of the Holy Family (4250 Harewood Rd, NE)|
|2005_DC_Uncle_Earl_051104||18||Borders -- 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_StationX||3||DC -- Union Station -- Exhibit: Christmas Display|
|2005_DC_USDC||3||DC -- Judiciary Square -- US District Court for DC Bldg (E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse)|
|2005_DC_Verizon||1||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Verizon Center|
|2005_DC_VietX_051222||42||DC -- 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_Wall||7||DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial|
After first snowfall.
|2005_DC_Walker_050804||8||NPC -- 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_Bldg||1||DC -- Downtown -- Walker Bldg (734 15th St NW)|
|2005_DC_Wash_MonV||26||DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...|
|2005_DC_Waterfront||5||DC -- Southwest (District Wharf)|
|2005_DC_Watts_050907||5||Borders -- 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_WB||13||DC -- World Bank|
Part of an IMF, WB, OAS tour.
|2005_DC_Webster||5||DC -- Dupont Circle -- Daniel Webster statue|
|2005_DC_Weinberg_051120||39||Sixth & 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_050525||18||Smithsonian 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_Penn||2||DC -- White House -- Pennsylvania Avenue section|
|2005_DC_Whouse_People_051211||55||Personal -- Josh, Joanne, and Ryan @ White House|
|2005_DC_WHouse_Tree||15||DC -- White House -- Natl Christmas Tree (2005)|
|2005_DC_WHouse_XMas||62||DC -- White House interior Christmas decorations (2005)|
|2005_DC_Wilder_050324||22||Smithsonian 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_Willard||2||DC -- Penn Qtr -- Willard InterContinental Washington (1401 Penn Ave NW)|
|2005_DC_Wilson_House||50||DC -- Sheridan-Kalorama -- Woodrow Wilson House (2340 S St NW)|
|2005_DC_WilTel_050614||10||Wilson 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_Witherspoon||2||DC -- John Witherspoon Memorial|
|2005_DC_Women_050331||25||Ronald 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_WRAMC||4||DC -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center|
|2005_DC_WW2_60th_050902||67||DC -- Mall -- Event: 60th anniversary of end of World War II (2005)|
|2005_DC_WWII||35||DC -- World War II Memorial|
Including after first snowfall.
|2005_DC_Wyndham_Vista||1||DC -- Wyndham Washington DC (1400 M St NW) --> Westin|
|2005_DC_Yeager_051004||16||Natl 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_050519||4||DC -- FONZ Zoofari (2005)|
Included here is Clinton Fields, the previous director of FONZ.
|2005_FL_BellW_HomeAL||3||FL -- Altoona -- Bell Home|
|2005_FL_Budweiser||44||FL -- Jacksonville -- Budweiser Tour|
|2005_FL_Correia||4||Personal -- Joe and Lesley Correia|
|2005_FL_CrittersFL||3||FL -- Critters -- Birds around the Kennedy Space Center|
|2005_FL_Everglades||45||FL -- Everglades Natl Park|
|2005_FL_Ft_Caroline||28||FL -- Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve & Fort Caroline National Memorial|
|2005_FL_GuthrieJ_HomeP||12||FL -- Palmetto -- Joan and Al Kollins home|
w/Uncle Mel and Aunt Jean
|2005_FL_Jacksonville||9||FL -- Jacksonville -- Skyline at night|
|2005_FL_Linger||17||FL -- Bradenton -- Linger Lodge (w/Mom)|
|2005_FL_LotusphereCS||43||FL -- Lotusphere 2005 (Common Sessions w/John Cleese, Steven Wright)|
This section includes the two common sessions at Lotusphere 2005: ...
|2005_FL_Lotusphere||85||FL -- Lotusphere 2005 (Regular Sessions)|
Five days' worth of events here.
|2005_FL_NASASV||20||FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Apollo/Saturn V Center|
|2005_FL_NASATo||18||FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Bus Tour|
|2005_FL_NASAVC||33||FL -- Kennedy Space Center -- Visitor Center|
Included here is John Blaha, an astronaut who'd been on six space shuttle flights.
|2005_FL_NeumannM_HomeP||3||FL -- Palmetto -- Melvin and Jean Home|
|2005_FL_Timucuan||37||FL -- Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve|
|2005_FL_UniversalI||25||FL -- 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_Fireworks||2||Fireworks -- Walt Disney World|
|2005_FL_WDW_Hotel||54||FL -- Walt Disney World resort properties|
|2005_GA_Atlanta_Oakland||56||GA -- Atlanta -- Oakland Cemetery|
|2005_GA_Chattahoochee||11||GA -- Chattahoochee River Natl Recreation Area|
|2005_GA_Chick_LG_Mill||5||GA -- Chickamauga -- Lee and Gordon's Mill|
|2005_GA_Chick_Other||88||GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- Other items|
|2005_GA_Chick_State||22||GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- State monuments|
|2005_GA_Chick_VC||7||GA -- Chickamauga Natl Military Park -- Visitor Center|
|2005_GA_Hofwyl||30||GA -- Brunswick -- Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation SHS|
|2005_GA_MLK||25||GA -- Atlanta -- Martin Luther King Jr NHS|
|2005_IL_ALA2005C||21||American 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_ALA2005||29||American Library Association 2005 conference (Chicago, IL) -- Set up and five days of events|
|2005_IL_ALA2005_Kick_050625||32||American Library Association 2005 conference (Chicago, IL) -- Day 1 Kick-off|
Attendees include Barack Obama and Mayor Richard M. Daley.
|2005_IL_ALA2005_Wrap_050628||9||American Library Association 2005 conference (Chicago, IL) -- Day 4 wrap-up with Henry Winkler|
|2005_IL_Bridge||8||IL -- Chicago -- North Bridge|
|2005_IL_Chicago||141||IL -- Chicago -- Miscellaneous sites|
|2005_IL_Fourth||16||IL -- 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_Park||17||IL -- Chicago -- Grant Park|
|2005_IL_HancockV||17||IL -- Chicago -- John Hancock Center -- Views from...|
|2005_IL_Millennium||60||IL -- Chicago -- Millennium Park|
|2005_IL_Navy_Pier||13||IL -- Chicago -- Navy Pier|
|2005_IL_Stained||71||IL -- Chicago -- Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows at Navy Pier|
|2005_IL_Summer_050628||13||Taste of Chicago -- Donna Summer|
|2005_IL_Tribune||28||IL -- Chicago -- Chicago Tribune Tower|
|2005_KY_Phelan||5||Personal -- Joe and Elaine Phelan|
|2005_MD_AHFP||9||MD -- Agricultural History Farm Park|
|2005_MD_AirShow_Angels_050903||19||AirShow 2005 @ Patuxent River -- Blue Angels|
Pictures from the Blue Angels portion of the airshow.
From http://www.navair.navy.mil/airexpo05/acts.cfm :
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_050903||55||AirShow 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_050903||36||AirShow 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_050903||40||AirShow 2005 @ Patuxent River -- Ground activities|
These are pictures of everything else that was happening during the air show.
|2005_MD_AntietamNC||9||MD -- Antietam National Cemetery|
|2005_MD_AntietamVC||2||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Visitor Center|
|2005_MD_Antietam_Lower||22||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Lower Bridge (Burnside Bridge/Flank Attack)|
|2005_MD_Antietam_Middle||29||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Middle Bridge (Sunken Road)|
|2005_MD_Antietam_Pry||5||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Pry House|
|2005_MD_Antietam_Upper||48||MD -- Antietam Natl Battlefield -- Upper Bridge (Woods, Cornfield, Dunker Church, Mumma)|
|2005_MD_Aqueduct||19||MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 42.2 -- Monocacy Aqueduct|
|2005_MD_Aspen_Hill||21||MD -- 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_Assateague||25||MD -- Assateague Island Natl Seashore|
|2005_MD_Baltimore_Aquarium||3||MD -- Baltimore -- Natl Aquarium|
|2005_MD_Baltimore_Art||2||MD -- Baltimore -- Public Art (except murals)|
|2005_MD_Baltimore_Lights||16||MD -- Baltimore -- Parade of Lighted Boats|
|2005_MD_Baltimore_Mem||1||MD -- Baltimore -- Memorials (Other)|
|2005_MD_Baltimore_Peabody||21||MD -- 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_050604||29||MD -- Beltsville -- Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Public Field Day|
|2005_MD_Battle_Mon||5||MD -- Baltimore -- Battle Monument|
|2005_MD_BrooksideX||22||MD -- Wheaton -- Brookside Gardens -- Exhibit: Gardens of Lights (Winter)|
|2005_MD_Brookside||208||MD -- 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_John||7||MD -- Cabin John Bridge (aka Union Arch Bridge)|
|2005_MD_Cabin_John_Park||5||MD -- Cabin John Regional Park|
This park has a number of facilities including a nature center, athletic fields, camping, etc. A replica of an 1863 C.P. Huntington engine with five passenger cars carries visitors on a ten-minute, two mile ride through the Park.
|2005_MD_CBMM||91||MD -- St. Michaels -- Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum|
|2005_MD_CrittersMD||6||MD -- Critters -- BC|
Two days of taking pictures. ...
|2005_MD_Cunningham||9||MD -- Cunningham Falls State Park|
|2005_MD_CWPT_Antietam_050422||47||CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Tour group: Antietam|
Tour guide: James McPherson
|2005_MD_CWPT_Monocacy_050421||26||CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Tour group: Monocacy|
Tour guide: Ed Bearss
|2005_MD_Cylburn||6||MD -- Baltimore -- Cylburn Arboretum|
|2005_MD_Easton||12||MD -- Easton|
|2005_MD_Easton_Art||6||MD -- Easton -- Public Art|
|2005_MD_Firemens||12||MD -- Natl Fallen Firefighters Memorial|
|2005_MD_Fonda_050416||6||Borders -- 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_051224||55||Friends 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_Hill||4||MD -- Frederick -- Rose Hill County Park|
|2005_MD_Ft_Foote||12||MD -- Fort Foote Park|
|2005_MD_Ft_Frederick||17||MD -- Fort Frederick State Park|
|2005_MD_Ft_McHenry_Exh||6||MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Exhibit Rooms Inside Fort|
|2005_MD_Ft_McHenry_I||10||MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Pictures From Inside Fort|
|2005_MD_Ft_McHenry_O||4||MD -- Fort McHenry Natl Monument -- Pictures From Outside Fort|
|2005_MD_Ft_WashingtonVw||26||MD -- Fort Washington Park -- Views from...|
|2005_MD_Ft_Washington||26||MD -- Fort Washington Park|
|2005_MD_Furnace||17||MD -- Cunningham Falls State Park -- Catoctin Furnace|
|2005_MD_Gail||25||Neighbors -- Gail and Eno the cat|
Three visits: ...
|2005_MD_Glen_Echo||50||MD -- Glen Echo Park|
|2005_MD_Grace_Church||11||MD -- Silver Spring -- Grace Episcopal Church|
|2005_MD_Great_Falls||24||MD -- C&O Canal NHP -- Mile 14.4 -- Great Falls (Maryland)|
|2005_MD_Hagerstown_Rose||12||MD -- Hagerstown -- Rose Hill Cemetery (ncl Washington Confederate Cemetery)|
|2005_MD_Harbor||1||MD -- Baltimore -- Inner Harbor|
|2005_MD_Johnson_051206||24||Borders -- 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_Lilypons||23||MD -- Lilypons Water Gardens|
|2005_MD_Lincoln_Other_050312||39||Abraham 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_050312||82||Abraham 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.
|2005_MD_Maryland_Zoo||34||MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Zoo in Baltimore|
|2005_MD_McCrillis||38||MD -- Bethesda -- McCrillis Gardens|
|2005_MD_MDHS||56||MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Historical Society|
|2005_MD_Mono_Best||11||MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Best Farm (incl NJ, UDC, and MD monuments)|
|2005_MD_Mono_Gambrill||21||MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Gambrill's Mill|
|2005_MD_Mono_Thomas||20||MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Thomas Farm ("Araby") (incl VT and PA monuments)|
|2005_MD_Mono_Worthington||7||MD -- Monocacy Natl Battlefield -- Worthington House|
|2005_MD_Mormon||1||MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple from a Beltway overpass|
|2005_MD_Mormon_Lights||25||MD -- Kensington -- Mormon Temple at Christmas|
|2005_MD_Mt_Olivet_Cem||21||MD -- Frederick -- Mt Olivet Cemetery|
|2005_MD_Mt_St_Marys||58||MD -- Emmitsburg -- Mt. St. Mary's College & Seminary|
|2005_MD_Mt_Vernon_Meth||26||MD -- Baltimore -- Mt Vernon Place United Methodist Church|
|2005_MD_Mt_Vernon_Place||20||MD -- Baltimore -- Mt Vernon Place|
|2005_MD_NOAA||4||MD -- Silver Spring -- NOAA Building|
|2005_MD_Oakley||2||MD -- Oakley Slave Cabin|
|2005_MD_Ocean_City||5||MD -- Ocean City|
|2005_MD_OSt_Paul||10||MD -- Baltimore -- Old St. Paul's Church|
|2005_MD_Oxon||26||MD -- Oxon Hill Farm Park|
|2005_MD_Patapsco||14||MD -- Patapsco Valley State Park (and Thomas Viaduct)|
|2005_MD_PatuxentVC||5||MD -- Patuxent Wildlife Research Center -- Visitor Center|
|2005_MD_Patuxent||4||MD -- Patuxent Wildlife Research Center|
|2005_MD_Patuxent_Art||23||MD -- 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_Ratner||24||MD -- Bethesda -- Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum|
|2005_MD_Rawlings||18||MD -- Baltimore -- Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens|
|2005_MD_Rockville||5||MD -- Rockville -- Downtown|
|2005_MD_Rockville_Court||10||MD -- Rockville -- Montgomery County Court House|
|2005_MD_Rockwood||7||MD -- Rockwood Manor|
|2005_MD_Rock_Creek||38||MD -- Rock Creek Regional Park|
|2005_MD_Rock_St_Marys||6||MD -- Rockville -- St. Mary's Church (F. Scott Fitzgerald grave)|
|2005_MD_Salisbury_Zoo||22||MD -- Salisbury -- Salisbury Zoo|
|2005_MD_Seminary||204||MD -- Forest Glen Seminary|
Several visits including a guided (outside) tour on August 27.
|2005_MD_Seneca||4||MD -- Seneca Creek State Park|
|2005_MD_SSL||3||MD -- Silver Spring -- Library (900 Wayne Ave)|
|2005_MD_SSprung||1||MD -- Silver Spring -- Silver Sprung development (bound: Colesville Rd., Fenton St., Wayne Ave., Georgia Ave.)|
|2005_MD_SSV||20||MD -- Silver Spring -- Views from various parking lots|
Various visits throughout the year: ...
|2005_MD_SS_2ndAve||1||MD -- Silver Spring -- Second Avenue area|
|2005_MD_SS_Acorn||6||MD -- Silver Spring -- Acorn Park|
|2005_MD_SS_Art||1||MD -- Silver Spring -- Public Art|
|2005_MD_SS_Bonifant||2||MD -- Silver Spring -- Bonifant Street (not covered elsewhere)|
|2005_MD_SS_Courtyard||4||MD -- Silver Spring -- Marriott Courtyard Downtown (8506 Fenton St.)|
|2005_MD_SS_EastWest||6||MD -- Silver Spring -- East West Highway|
|2005_MD_SS_FireStation||1||MD -- Silver Spring -- Fire Station (Main) (8110 Georgia Ave.)|
|2005_MD_SS_Georgia||5||MD -- Silver Spring -- Georgia Avenue|
|2005_MD_SS_Iglesia||7||MD -- Silver Spring -- Iglesia De Restauracion AYP (880 Bonifant St)|
|2005_MD_SS_Jazz_050910||12||MD -- 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_Loft24||5||MD -- Silver Spring -- Loft 24 apartments (8310 Fenton St.)|
|2005_MD_SS_Res||5||MD -- Silver Spring -- Residential section|
|2005_MD_SS_RR||4||MD -- Silver Spring -- B&O Railroad Station (8100 Georgia Ave.)|
|2005_MD_Summer_050910||119||Glen 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_TOWG||4||MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World Gallery (not views from...)|
|2005_MD_TOWVw||14||MD -- Baltimore -- Top of the World -- Views from...|
|2005_MD_VPlaza||2||MD -- Silver Spring -- Veterans Plaza|
|2005_MD_Walters_1West||3||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- 1 West Mount Vernon Place|
|2005_MD_Walters_Americas||12||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Ancient Americas|
|2005_MD_Walters_Ancient||41||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Ancient Artworks|
|2005_MD_Walters_Asia||69||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Asian Artworks|
|2005_MD_Walters_Bldg||3||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- Building|
|2005_MD_Walters_EuropeO||67||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Other Art|
|2005_MD_Walters_EuropeP||46||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Paintings|
|2005_MD_Walters_EuropeS||39||MD -- Baltimore -- Walters Art Museum -- European Sculpture|
|2005_MD_Ward||91||MD -- Salisbury -- Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art|
|2005_MD_Wash_Mon_Baltimore||14||MD -- Baltimore -- Washington Monument incl views from|
|2005_MD_Waterfowl_Art||83||MD -- 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_Carving||58||MD -- 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_Other||12||MD -- Easton -- 35th Annual Waterfowl Festival -- Other Features|
|2005_MD_Woodlawn_Manor||13||MD -- Sandy Spring -- Woodlawn Manor|
|2005_MI_NeumannM_HomeCH||1||MI -- Chesaning -- Uncle Melvin/Aunt Jean Home|
|2005_NC_ASOM||68||NC -- Fayetteville -- Airborne and Special Operations Museum|
|2005_NC_Averasboro||16||NC -- Averasboro Battlefield|
|2005_NC_Bentonville||24||NC -- Bentonville -- Bentonville Battlefield|
|2005_NC_Cape_Hatteras||46||NC -- Cape Hatteras Natl Seashore|
|2005_NC_CFBG||20||NC -- Cape Fear -- Botanical Garden|
The botanical gardens are 85 acres bordered on the Cape Fear River and Cross Creek.
|2005_NC_Ft_Raleigh||5||NC -- Fort Raleigh NHS (Roanoke Island)|
|2005_NC_GuthrieG_HomeGV||2||NC -- Asheville -- Glenn and Dixie Guthrie home @ Givens Estates (2005-)|
|2005_NC_Jockeys_Ridge||8||NC -- Cape Hatteras -- Jockey's Ridge State Park|
|2005_NC_Roanoke_Island||7||NC -- Roanoke Island|
|2005_NC_Wright_Brothers||74||NC -- 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_Claycomb||4||PA -- Covered bridge -- Claycomb Bridge|
|2005_PA_Bridge_Colvin||3||PA -- Covered bridge -- Colvin Bridge|
|2005_PA_BuchananBP||4||PA -- Buchanan's Birthplace State Park|
|2005_PA_Flight93||19||PA -- Shanksville -- Flight 93 National Memorial|
|2005_PA_Getty_Cav||21||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 3 -- East Cavalry Field|
|2005_PA_Getty_Culp||23||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- Culp's Hill|
|2005_PA_Getty_Day2||14||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Misc battle sites|
|2005_PA_Getty_Day3||10||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 3 -- Miscellaneous battle sites (Union side only)|
|2005_PA_Getty_Devils||3||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Devils Den and valley|
|2005_PA_Getty_ECem||9||PA -- Gettysburg -- Evergreen Cemetery|
|2005_PA_Getty_Hancock||1||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- Hancock Avenue|
|2005_PA_Getty_Highwater||10||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 3 -- High Water Mark (Copse of Trees)|
|2005_PA_Getty_NC||33||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Natl Cemetery|
|2005_PA_Getty_RoundTops||5||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2 -- Round Tops|
|2005_PA_Getty_WConfAve||8||PA -- Gettysburg Natl Battlefield -- Day 2/3 -- West Confederate Ave|
|2005_PA_Grandview||26||PA -- Johnstown -- Grandview Cemetery|
|2005_PA_Harrisburg||6||PA -- Harrisburg -- Miscellaneous|
|2005_PA_Harrisburg_CapC||16||PA -- Harrisburg -- State Capitol Complex|
|2005_PA_Harrisburg_Cap||84||PA -- Harrisburg -- State Capitol|
|2005_PA_Harrisburg_River||28||PA -- Harrisburg -- Riverfront Area|
|2005_PA_Horseshoe||5||PA -- Horseshoe Curve Natl Historic Landmark|
|2005_PA_Ike||25||PA -- Gettysburg -- Eisenhower NHS|
|2005_PA_Johnstown_Flood||4||PA -- Johnstown Flood Natl Memorial|
|2005_PA_McConnellsburg||2||PA -- 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_Peary||4||PA -- Cresson -- Admiral Peary Monument|
|2005_PA_Portage||21||PA -- Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS|
|2005_PA_Staple_Bend||16||PA -- Staple Bend Tunnel|
|2005_PA_State_MuseumCW||6||PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania -- Civil War|
|2005_PA_State_Museum||50||PA -- Harrisburg -- State Museum of Pennsylvania|
|2005_PA_Stone_Bridge||8||PA -- Johnstown -- Stone Bridge|
|2005_PA_Tunnels||3||PA -- Gallitzin Tunnels Park|
|2005_PA_Wildwood_Lake||10||PA -- 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_Congaree||24||SC -- Congaree Swamp Natl Monument|
|2005_SC_Ninetysix||52||SC -- Ninety Six NHS|
|2005_SC_SOB||11||SC -- South of the Border|
|2005_TN_Chat_Bragg||11||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Bragg Reservation|
|2005_TN_Chat_Cravens||19||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Cravens House|
|2005_TN_Chat_Delong||4||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- DeLong Reservation|
|2005_TN_Chat_Iowa||7||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Iowa Reservation|
|2005_TN_Chat_Lookout||36||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Lookout Mountain|
|2005_TN_Chat_Ohio||6||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Ohio Reservation|
|2005_TN_Chat_RidgeV||6||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- View along Missionary Ridge|
|2005_TN_Chat_Sherman||5||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Sherman Reservation|
|2005_TN_Chat_VC||12||TN -- Chattanooga Natl Military Park -- Visitor Center|
|2005_TN_Greeneville||22||TN -- Greeneville|
|2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_Early||14||TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- Early Home|
|2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_Etc||6||TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- Other|
|2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_Home||3||TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- Home|
|2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_NC||3||TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- National Cemetery|
|2005_TN_JohnsonNHS_VC||7||TN -- Greeneville -- Andrew Johnson NHS -- Visitor Center|
|2005_VA_Aldrin_050921||13||Olsson'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_AlexandriaV||2||VA -- Alexandria -- View of the Potomac River|
|2005_VA_Alexandria||9||VA -- Alexandria|
|2005_VA_AlexCH||2||VA -- Alexandria -- City Hall|
|2005_VA_AlexCS||4||VA -- Alexandria -- Confederate Statue|
|2005_VA_Alex_Christ_Church||10||VA -- Alexandria -- Christ Church|
|2005_VA_AMWV||14||VA -- Roanoke -- Art Museum of Western Virginia|
|2005_VA_Arlington_Conf||17||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Confederate Memorial|
|2005_VA_Arlington_Faces||25||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Faces of the Fallen exhibit|
|2005_VA_Arlington_Maine||4||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- USS Maine mast area|
|2005_VA_Arlington_Main||69||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Not Covered Elsewhere|
|2005_VA_Arlington_Mem_Ave||13||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Avenue|
|2005_VA_Arlington_Mem_Gate||9||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Memorial Gate entrance|
|2005_VA_Arlington_VDayWW1_051111||62||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Event: Veterans Day (2005) @ Pershing Memorial (Military Order of the World Wars)|
|2005_VA_Arlington_VDay_051111||38||VA -- 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_Womens||7||VA -- Arlington Natl Cemetery -- Women's Memorial|
|2005_VA_Ashby||4||VA -- Harrisonburg -- Turner Ashby Memorial|
|2005_VA_Beaver_Dam||7||VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Beaver Dam Creek|
|2005_VA_Big_Bethel||11||VA -- Big Bethel|
|2005_VA_Blue_RidgeVA||2||VA -- 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_Bluffs||4||VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Chickahominy Bluffs|
|2005_VA_Booker||20||VA -- Booker T. Washington Natl Monument|
|2005_VA_Brandy||12||VA -- Brandy Station -- Battlefield|
|2005_VA_Bushong||44||VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Bushong Farm|
|2005_VA_Carlyle||1||VA -- Alexandria -- Carlyle House|
|2005_VA_Casemate||75||VA -- Fort Monroe -- Casemate Museum|
|2005_VA_Cedar_Creek||13||VA -- Middletown -- Cedar Creek Battlefield|
|2005_VA_Centurion||32||VA -- Fort Monroe -- Chapel of the Centurion|
|2005_VA_Chancellorsville||31||VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield|
|2005_VA_Chantilly||4||VA -- Chantilly (Ox Hill) Battlefield Park|
|2005_VA_Chincoteague||25||VA -- Chincoteague Natl Wildlife Refuge|
|2005_VA_City_Point||8||VA -- Hopewell -- City Point|
|2005_VA_Clift_050524||8||Rosslyn 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_HarborNC||7||VA -- Cold Harbor Natl Battlefield National Cemetery|
|2005_VA_Cold_Harbor||5||VA -- Cold Harbor Natl Battlefield|
|2005_VA_CRC||36||VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Research Center (CRC)|
|2005_VA_CrittersVA||61||VA -- Critters -- Beaver, Geese|
Photos in this section were taken in Virginia and including the following: ...
|2005_VA_Cross_Keys||29||VA -- Cross Keys|
|2005_VA_CSN_050813||28||Wolf Trap -- Crosby, Stills & Nash|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Breakfast_050424||7||CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Breakfast: Closing And Q&A|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Chance_050424||35||CWPT 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_050421||25||CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Dinner: Color Bearers|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Dinner_050423||48||CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Banquet: Awards|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Dinner_050917||22||CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Dinner: VMI (w/Ron Maxwell)|
|2005_VA_CWPT_LeeCh_050918||19||CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Talk: Lee Chapel (w/Bud Robertson)|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Lee_050917||13||CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Reception: Lee Hall|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Lex_050918||21||CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Tour group: Lexington|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Market_050917||36||CWPT 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_050916||17||CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Talk: VMI Parade|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Marshall_050917||9||CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Reception: George C. Marshall Museum and Library|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Other_050421||5||CWPT Annual Conference (2005) in Chantilly, VA -- Tour group: Miscellaneous shots|
|2005_VA_CWPT_Panel_050421||26||CWPT 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_050424||4||CWPT 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_050917||10||CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Tour group: Port Republic|
|2005_VA_CWPT_XKeys_050917||33||CWPT Grand Review (2005) in Lexington, VA -- Tour group: Cross Keys|
|2005_VA_Deep_Bottom||3||VA -- Richmond -- Deep Bottom Landing|
|2005_VA_DKG_051028||11||Olsson'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_Gap||29||VA -- Dutch Gap at Citie of Henricus Historical Park|
|2005_VA_ECL||14||VA -- Chantilly -- Ellanor C. Lawrence Park|
|2005_VA_Elaine_050703||28||Personal -- Elaine's birthday party|
|2005_VA_Elizabeth_RT||8||VA -- Norfolk -- Elizabeth River Trail|
|2005_VA_Endview||7||VA -- Endview Plantation|
|2005_VA_Episcopal||16||VA -- Lexington -- Episcopal church (Lee's church)|
|2005_VA_Epworth||15||VA -- Norfolk -- Epworth Methodist Church|
|2005_VA_Fairfax_Courthouse||5||VA -- Fairfax County Courthouse|
|2005_VA_Fishers_Hill||11||VA -- Fishers Hill Battlefield|
|2005_VA_FONZ_CF_051002||10||VA -- FONZ Autumn Conservation Festival (2005) @ Conservation Research Center (CRC)|
|2005_VA_FONZ_CF_Cav_051002||12||VA -- FONZ Autumn Conservation Festival (2005) @ Conservaton Research Center (CRC) -- Cavalry Reenactment|
|2005_VA_FRB||49||VA -- Richmond -- Money Museum|
|2005_VA_Fred_ArtVA||1||VA -- Fredericksburg -- Public Art|
|2005_VA_Fred_CC||3||VA -- Fredericksburg -- Confederate Cemetery|
|2005_VA_Fred_City||16||VA -- Fredericksburg|
|2005_VA_Fred_CW||5||VA -- Fredericksburg -- Miscellaneous Civil War sites|
|2005_VA_Fred_Kenmore||1||VA -- Fredericksburg -- Historic Kenmore Plantation|
|2005_VA_Fred_Mercer_Mem||4||VA -- Fredericksburg -- General Hugh Mercer Memorial|
|2005_VA_Fred_MH||52||VA -- Fredericksburg Natl Battlefield -- Marye's Heights|
Two visits: ...
|2005_VA_Fred_SGC||8||VA -- Fredericksburg -- St. George's Church|
|2005_VA_Frying_Pan||21||VA -- 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_Brady||8||VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Fort Brady|
|2005_VA_Ft_Drewry||5||VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Drewry's Bluff/Fort Darling|
|2005_VA_Ft_Eustis_Museum||58||VA -- Fort Eustis -- U.S. Army Transportation Museum|
|2005_VA_Ft_Eustis_Yard||58||VA -- Fort Eustis -- U.S. Army Transportation Museum -- Yard|
|2005_VA_Ft_Gilmer||2||VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Fort Gilmer|
|2005_VA_Ft_Harrison||21||VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Fort Harrison|
|2005_VA_Ft_Hoke||3||VA -- Richmond Natl Battlefield Park -- Fort Hoke|
|2005_VA_Ft_Monroe||38||VA -- Hampton -- Fort Monroe -- Miscellaneous|
|2005_VA_Fusun_050827||59||Personal -- Fusun's going away event|
|2005_VA_Gaines||23||VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Gaines Mill|
|2005_VA_Glendale||6||VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Glendale Natl Cemetery|
|2005_VA_GWParkwayV||6||VA -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Views|
|2005_VA_Halfway||2||VA -- Bermuda Hundred Campaign -- Half-Way House|
|2005_VA_Hall_Of_Valor||34||VA -- New Market -- New Market State Historic Park -- Hall of Valor|
|2005_VA_Hanover||7||VA -- Hanover Junction|
|2005_VA_Hecuba||9||Personal -- Margot Lebow's after-party for the cast of "Hecuba"|
|2005_VA_Hicks_050914||13||Olsson'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_HMWV||21||VA -- Roanoke -- History Museum of Western Virginia|
|2005_VA_Hopewell||3||VA -- Hopewell -- Miscellaneous sites|
|2005_VA_Huntley||61||VA -- Alexandria -- Huntley Meadows Park|
|2005_VA_Iwo_Jima||31||VA -- Arlington -- Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial)|
|2005_VA_Jackson||9||VA -- Lexington -- Stonewall Jackson House|
|2005_VA_Jackson_Shrine||14||VA -- Guinea Station -- Jackson Shrine|
Two visits to the place: ...
|2005_VA_Jamestown||106||VA -- Jamestown (Colonial NHP)|
|2005_VA_Kellys_Ford||5||VA -- Kelly's Ford Battlefield|
|2005_VA_Kemper||2||VA -- Charlottesville -- Kemper Park|
|2005_VA_Kinky_050316||17||Olsson'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_Lacy||14||VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield -- Lacy House (Ellwood)|
|2005_VA_LBJ||3||VA -- GW Memorial Parkway -- LBJ Memorial Grove|
|2005_VA_Leesylvania||22||VA -- Leesylvania State Park|
|2005_VA_Lees_Mill||10||VA -- Newport News -- Lee's Mill Battlefield Park|
|2005_VA_Lee_Chapel||18||VA -- Lexington -- Lee Chapel|
|2005_VA_Lee_Hall||11||VA -- Newport News -- Lee Hall Mansion|
|2005_VA_LexingtonVA||46||VA -- Lexington|
|2005_VA_Lex_Cemetery||47||VA -- Lexington -- Stonewall Jackson Cemetery|
|2005_VA_MacArthur||52||VA -- Norfolk -- General Douglas MacArthur Memorial|
|2005_VA_Malvern_Hill||20||VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Malvern Hill|
|2005_VA_Manassas_Hills||5||VA -- Manassas Natl Battlefield -- Henry, Matthews, Buck Hills|
|2005_VA_Marathon||8||Marine Corps Marathon|
|2005_VA_Margot||13||Personal -- Margot Lebow|
A couple of visits here: ...
|2005_VA_Marshall||13||VA -- Lexington -- George C. Marshall Museum and Library|
|2005_VA_MasonicV||26||VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Temple -- Views from...|
|2005_VA_Masonic||43||VA -- Alexandria -- George Washington Masonic Natl Memorial|
|2005_VA_Maymont||20||VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park|
|2005_VA_Maymont_Zoo||1||VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park -- Zoo|
|2005_VA_MCC_050609||11||Wolf Trap -- Mary Chapin Carpenter|
|2005_VA_Meems||4||VA -- Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge|
|2005_VA_Mermaids||14||VA -- Norfolk -- Public Art: Mermaids|
|2005_VA_Michie||9||VA -- Charlottesville -- Michie Tavern|
|2005_VA_Moore||3||VA -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Claude Moore Colonial Farm|
|2005_VA_Mt_Jackson||8||VA -- Mt. Jackson|
|2005_VA_Nauticus||5||VA -- Norfolk -- Nauticus (except USS Wisconsin)|
|2005_VA_Navy_Marine||9||VA -- GW Memorial Parkway -- Navy and Marine Memorial|
|2005_VA_NBG||51||VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden|
|2005_VA_NBG_Reenact||9||VA -- Norfolk -- Norfolk Botanical Garden -- Reenactor Weekend|
|2005_VA_News_Park||36||VA -- Newport News -- Battle of Dam No. 1 (Newport News Park)|
|2005_VA_Newt_050611||2||Books 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_050612||5||Olsson'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_Market||5||VA -- New Market|
|2005_VA_NM_Cedar_Grove||1||VA -- New Market -- Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren|
|2005_VA_NM_Matthews||15||VA -- New Market -- St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church and Cemetery|
|2005_VA_Norfolk||12||VA -- Norfolk|
|2005_VA_Norfolk_Art||2||VA -- Norfolk -- Public Art|
|2005_VA_North_Anna||8||VA -- North Anna Battlefield|
|2005_VA_Oatlands||30||VA -- Leesburg -- Oatlands Plantation|
|2005_VA_OPMH||5||VA -- Alexandria -- Old Presbyterian Meeting House|
|2005_VA_Pagoda||9||VA -- Norfolk -- Elizabeth River Trail -- Taiwan Friendship Pavilion|
|2005_VA_Port_Republic||12||VA -- Port Republic battlefield|
|2005_VA_Presbyterian||5||VA -- Lexington -- Presbyterian church (Jackson's church)|
|2005_VA_Richmond||7||VA -- Richmond -- Miscellaneous|
|2005_VA_Richmond_Cap||11||VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol Complex|
|2005_VA_Richmond_Carillon||7||VA -- Richmond -- Carillon (World War I Memorial)|
|2005_VA_Richmond_St_Paul||43||VA -- 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_Roanoke||12||VA -- Roanoke|
|2005_VA_Rudes_Hill||2||VA -- Rude's Hill|
|2005_VA_Salem_Church||8||VA -- Chancellorsville Natl Battlefield -- Salem Church|
|2005_VA_Savages||4||VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Savage's Station|
|2005_VA_Seven_Pines||9||VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- Seven Pines Natl Cemetery|
|2005_VA_Shadid_050908||3||Olsson'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_Bldg||4||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Building|
|2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Cases||5||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Exhibit Cases|
|2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Main||134||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Main Hangar|
|2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Space||94||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Space Hangar|
|2005_VA_SIAIRVA_Tower||6||VA -- Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center -- Donald Engen Observation Tower|
|2005_VA_Smith_050521||81||Personal -- Nan and Ron Smith's get-together|
|2005_VA_State_Lib||40||VA -- 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_Mary||8||VA -- Alexandria -- St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery|
|2005_VA_Sully||25||VA -- Sully Plantation|
|2005_VA_Thompsons||13||Personal -- Richard Thompson's family|
A visit to the Thompson homestead.
|2005_VA_TimeshareVA||11||Personal -- Timeshare in Williamsburg, VA|
Fairfield Resort Patriots Place -- 9/26/2005 to 10/2/2005
|2005_VA_Toms_Brook||3||VA -- Toms Brook|
|2005_VA_VMI||58||VA -- Lexington -- Virginia Military Institute campus|
|2005_VA_VMI_Parade||25||VA -- Lexington -- VMI Full Dress Parade|
|2005_VA_Walker||20||VA -- Richmond -- Maggie L. Walker NHS|
|2005_VA_Waller_050728||4||Olsson'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_WAndM||37||VA -- Williamsburg -- College of William and Mary|
|2005_VA_Warwick||6||VA -- Warwick Court House|
|2005_VA_Washington_VAMon||11||VA -- Richmond -- State Capitol -- Virginia Washington Monument|
|2005_VA_WashLee||16||VA -- Lexington -- Washington and Lee University|
|2005_VA_White_Oak_Swamp||3||VA -- Seven Days Campaign -- White Oak Swamp|
|2005_VA_Wilderness||3||VA -- Wilderness Natl Battlefield|
|2005_VA_Will_Bassett||25||VA -- 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_Bruton||12||VA -- Williamsburg -- Bruton Parish Church|
|2005_VA_Will_Capitol||14||VA -- 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_DeWittM||46||VA -- 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_DeWitt||90||VA -- Williamsburg -- Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum|
|2005_VA_Will_Governor||44||VA -- Williamsburg -- Governor's Palace|
|2005_VA_Will_Hospital||14||VA -- 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_Main||39||VA -- Williamsburg -- Miscellaneous|
|2005_VA_Will_Review||12||VA -- Williamsburg -- Military Review|
This is a demonstration of fifes, drums, artillery, and muskets.
|2005_VA_Wilson_BridgeVA||12||Woodrow Wilson Bridge (Virginia Side) -- Construction|
|2005_VA_Wisconsin||64||VA -- Norfolk -- Battleship Wisconsin|
|2005_VA_Wolf_Trap||3||VA -- Vienna -- Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts|
|2005_VA_Yorktown_Battle||65||VA -- Yorktown Battlefield (Colonial NHP)|
|2005_VA_Yorktown_Mon||9||VA -- Yorktown Victory Monument (Colonial NHP)|
|2005_VA_Yorktown_Town||42||VA -- Yorktown Town (Colonial NHP)|
|2005_XX_Flight||42||Flights (Various) 2005|
From National to Orlando, FL (January) and Chicago (June).
|2005_XX_Sunset||9||Nature -- Sunset|
Sunsets in DC and Florida (January)