DC -- Judiciary Square -- Courthouse Park (John Marshall Park and the one north of it):
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COURTP_970811_01.JPG: DC County Courthouse
The building at the top of the steps is the DC Courthouse. Among others tried here were Charles Guiteau (who assassinated President Garfield at the B&P Railroad Station nearby in 1891) and Marion Barry (the mayor of DC on drug charges).
The building was designed by George Hadfield, who also created the Lee Mansion at Arlington Cemetery. It served as Washington's first City Hall. During the Civil War, it served as both a fortress and later as a hospital. Until 1850, slave auctions were held in front of it. The US Patent Office used it for awhile too.
Bigger photos? To save server space, the full-sized versions of these images have either not been loaded to the server or have been removed from the server. (Only some pages are loaded with full-sized images and those usually get removed after three months.)
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and I can email them to you, or, depending on the number of images, just repost the page again will the full-sized images.
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1997 photos: Since 1984, I've lived in Silver Spring, Maryland.
From 1981 to 2002, photos were taken using a Pentax ME Super camera.
From 1989 to 2002, I was doing all pictures as prints (instead of slides which I had grown up on).
In 1997, at the age of 40, my photo obsession began and I started taking thousands of photos per year.
In September, 2002, I switched to digital cameras and the number of photos exploded.
Image quality is going to be variable because these are scans of slides and/or prints.
The images shown here were scanned in two phases. In the early years of the website, I rescanned a selection of pre-digital images, all at fairly low quality settings. During the COVID pandemic, I launched the Great Rescanning Effort, rescanning ALL of my pre-digital images from various media (prints, slides, negatives, etc) at higher resolution and quality settings. Mutilple versions of images -- some from the initial scannning phase, some from prints, some from slides/negatives -- were posted so there are frequently duplicate images on the same page. At some point, I hope to have time to do a final review and get rid of the duplicates but that'll have to wait until all of the pre-digital images are finally posted.
Trips this year: North Carolina (Dad), Florida (Mom), using a time share in Arkansas to visit Civil War sites in Missouri, Georgia, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. The Civil War became my excuse to see places I'd never been to in my life and it was a great motivator for 20 years or so.
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