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2014_DC_Disabled_Mem57DC -- American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
The memorial had its official opening the day before I got by to see it. Interesting use of water in a memorial and the first time I'd seen an eternal flame bubbling out of water.
2015_DC_Disabled_Mem14DC -- American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
1998_DC_WWI1DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2004_DC_WWI3DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2006_DC_WWI1DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2007_DC_WWI20DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2009_DC_WWI10DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
After a snow.
2011_DC_WWI5DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
Being reconditioned.
2012_DC_WWI9DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2013_DC_WWI9DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial
2019_04_01A3_WWI24DC -- District of Columbia World War I Memorial (Partially reviewed)
1997_DC_FDR31DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
The first pictures were taken of the entrance of the memorial before it opened. They were just doing the engraving of the name at the time of the cherry blossoms.
The latter shots are on after it opened.5/2/1997.
1998_DC_FDR16DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
1999_DC_FDR31DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2000_DC_FDR25DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2002_DC_FDR83DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2004_DC_FDR15DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2005_DC_FDR53DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Several visits here, mostly during cherry blossom time: ...
2006_DC_FDR7DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2007_DC_FDR8DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2010_DC_FDR19DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
For some reason, they allowed the water areas to freeze before draining them. The icicles were very cool!
2012_DC_FDR2DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
During cherry blossoms.
2013_DC_FDR37DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
2014_DC_FDR28DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
A focus on the signs this time.
1997_DC_FDR_Ceremony_97050248DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial -- 1997 Opening Ceremony
On May 2, 1997, President Clinton joined Mike Wallace, Master of Ceremonies, FDR Commission Co-chairs Senators Daniel K. Inouye and Mark O. Hatfield, David B. Roosevelt, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and opera singer Denyce Graves to dedicate the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. The FDR...
2013_DC_FDR_VC29DC -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial -- VIsitor Center
Finally photographed the visitor center.
2002_DC_Mason5DC -- George Mason Memorial
2004_DC_Mason11DC -- George Mason Memorial
2007_DC_Mason2DC -- George Mason Memorial
2012_DC_Mason7DC -- George Mason Memorial
2015_DC_Mason6DC -- George Mason Memorial
2005_DC_Mason3DC -- George Mason Memorial (at night)
2015_DC_JBond_Tribute_150822123DC -- Honoring Julian Bond @ MLK Memorial
People Around The World Come Together To Remember Julian Bond
We are saddened with the passing of Julian Bond, who inspired Aviva Kempner to make the film when he talked about Julius Rosenwald at a lecture at the Hebrew Center 12 years ago on the Vineyard. The family is spreading his ashes in Florida...
1997_DC_Korean_War5DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
1998_DC_Korean_War6DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
1999_DC_Korean_War4DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
2002_DC_Korean_War81DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
2003_DC_Korean_War9DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
2004_DC_Korean_War13DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
2005_DC_Korean_War8DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
After first snowfall.
2009_DC_Korean_War133DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
After two snow falls. I was glad I took them when I did because just as I was finishing, some idiotic teenager decided to tromp through the snow around the figurines. When I told her she wasn't allowed beyond the low fence, she said I wasn't her father and I could kiss her a**. While I appreciated...
2013_DC_Korean_War42DC -- Korean War Veterans Memorial
A nighttime visit.
1982_DC_Lincoln_Mem3DC -- Lincoln Memorial
1997_DC_Lincoln_Mem11DC -- Lincoln Memorial
1998_DC_Lincoln_Mem26DC -- Lincoln Memorial
1999_DC_Lincoln_Mem16DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2002_DC_Lincoln_Mem35DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2003_DC_Lincoln_Mem15DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Visits here:...
2004_DC_Lincoln_Mem26DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2007_DC_Lincoln_Mem15DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2008_DC_Lincoln_Mem60DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2009_DC_Lincoln_Mem94DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Several visits including after a snow. Later, a bunch of tourists who asked that I take their pictures during the beautiful sunset.
2013_DC_Lincoln_Mem76DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Including at night.
2014_DC_Lincoln_Mem13DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2015_DC_Lincoln_Mem23DC -- Lincoln Memorial
Including a couple who had just gotten engaged when I got there and a cat on a leash.
2017_DC_Lincoln_Mem21DC -- Lincoln Memorial
2008_DC_Lincoln_MemB34DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Event: Beneath the monument tour
This is the part of the Lincoln Memorial that's underground. Normally it's closed off to tourists but they gave the CWPT group a guided tour.
2013_DC_Lincoln_MemVC40DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Exhibition Area
2015_DC_Lincoln_2nd_Pgm_150307165DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Sesquecentennial of Lincoln's Second Inaugural -- Formal Program
Formal Program:
* Musical Prelude -- United States Marine Band Brass Quintet -- ??? Not Present ???
* Master of Ceremonies -- Bob Vogel, Regional Director National Capital Region, National Park Service
* Welcome -- Karen Needles, President, Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia
*...
2015_DC_Lincoln_2nd_Misc_150307108DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Sesquecentennial of Lincoln's Second Inaugural -- Miscellaneous
150th Anniversary of Lincoln's Inaugural Observed at Lincoln Memorial
Washington –Chuck Todd, moderator of NBC's Meet the Press and former chief White House correspondent for NBC News, will deliver the keynote address for a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's second...
2018_DC_Mall_Carousel15DC -- Mall -- Carousel
1997_DC_Const_Gardens1DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2001_DC_Const_Gardens1DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2002_DC_Const_Gardens2DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2003_DC_Const_Gardens10DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2004_DC_Const_Gardens1DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2005_DC_Const_Gardens3DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2007_DC_Const_Gardens4DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2009_DC_Const_Gardens1DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2012_DC_Const_Gardens2DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2013_DC_Const_Gardens23DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2015_DC_Const_Gardens13DC -- Mall -- Constitution Gardens (incl Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
2018_DC_Lincoln_LestP_180410111DC -- Mall -- Event: Lest We Forget Exhibition Opening Program
LEST WE FORGET Exhibition Opening on the National Mall
For the Days of Remembrance, German-Italian artist Luigi Toscano, in partnership with the German Embassy, and with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, is mounting a unique photographic installation along the Lincoln...
1997_DC_WCCanal1DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
2011_DC_WCCanal6DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
2012_DC_WCCanal3DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
2013_DC_WCCanal13DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
2016_DC_WCCanal13DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
2017_DC_WCCanal11DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
2018_DC_WCCanal88DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
There was supposed to be an official ribbon-cutting opening Lockkeepers House #0 but Hurricane Frances killed that idea.
2019_DC_WCCanal8DC -- Mall -- Lockkeepers House (Washington City Canal House)
2010_DC_MLK_Mem27DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
They're getting it together. They said it's due to open in August 2010.
2011_DC_MLK_Mem103DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
Pictures taken before it opened, the first day it was open to the public, and a nighttime visit.
2012_DC_MLK_Mem36DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
Including the first cherry blossoms around the memorial.
2013_DC_MLK_Mem61DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
Instead of fixing the quote "I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness", they decided to remove it entirely. The complete quote was "Yes, if you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for...
2014_DC_MLK_Mem9DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
2015_DC_MLK_Mem15DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
2016_DC_MLK_Mem9DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
2018_DC_MLK_Mem12DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial
This was the day after the 50th anniversary of his assassination so there were some wreaths at the memorial, including one from the Embassy of Venezuela.
2019_04_01A2_MLK_Mem3DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial (Partially reviewed)
2019_04_03C4_MLK_Mem5DC -- Martin Luther King Jr. Natl Memorial (Partially reviewed)
1997_DC_Mall3DC -- Natl Mall area
1999_DC_Mall1DC -- Natl Mall area
2000_DC_Mall2DC -- Natl Mall area
2002_DC_Mall16DC -- Natl Mall area
2003_DC_Mall8DC -- Natl Mall area
2004_DC_Mall15DC -- Natl Mall area
Many of these are taken at dusk or sunset. Also here is the Mall in preparation of the World War II event.
2005_DC_Mall7DC -- Natl Mall area
Two items: ...
2007_DC_Mall4DC -- Natl Mall area
2008_DC_Mall11DC -- Natl Mall area
2009_DC_Mall61DC -- Natl Mall area
Including Canadian geese and after-snow shots.
2010_DC_Mall7DC -- Natl Mall area
2011_DC_Mall34DC -- Natl Mall area
Reflecting Pool to close for repairs
Pool will close for two years to receive filtration system
The GW Hatchet, October 21, 2010
by Bilikisu Adeyemi
Hatchet Reporter

D.C. residents should take a last look at the reflecting pool this month, as the site is set to close in November for about two...
2012_DC_Mall36DC -- Natl Mall area
Mostly the work being done on the Reflecting Pool between the World War II and Lincoln memorials.
2013_DC_Mall29DC -- Natl Mall area
2014_DC_Mall1DC -- Natl Mall area
2015_DC_Mall45DC -- Natl Mall area
Still working to rehab the Mall.
2016_DC_Mall39DC -- Natl Mall area
2017_DC_Mall43DC -- Natl Mall area
Including New York Times "Truth is" ad at the bus stop across from the National Archives.
2018_DC_Mall3DC -- Natl Mall area
Interesting human inflated balls.
2019_08_02B2_Mall4DC -- Natl Mall area (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Mall4DC -- Natl Mall area
2000_DC_WW2_00111161DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2000) -- Ground breaking ceremony
2002_DC_WWII3DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2002) -- Under construction
Under construction.
2003_DC_WWII16DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2003) -- Under construction
2004_DC_WWII236DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2004)
Quite a view of visits.
The memorial opened to the public on April 29, 2004. On May 29, there was a dedication ceremony (which is covered separately).
While I was there on October 18, I ran into William “Barry” Owenby and had a chat with him. He is the project executive for the American Battle...
2004_DC_WWII_Dedication_04052918DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2004) -- Dedication ceremony
2005_DC_WWII35DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2005) -- Including after first snowfall
2007_DC_WWII67DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2007)
2009_DC_WWII36DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2009)
Including after a snow.
2011_DC_WWII11DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2011)
2012_DC_WWII25DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2012)
2013_DC_WWII163DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2013)
More photos at dusk. The day turned out to be the anniversary of the end of World War II.
2014_DC_WWII5DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2014)
2014_DC_WWIIC1_140524143DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2014) -- 10th Anniversary -- Ceremony
Ceremony Program:
* Master of Ceremonies: Leon Harris, Award-winning Journalist and Newscaster
* Introduction of Official Party
* Presentation of the Colors: United States Armed Forces Color Guard
* National Anthem: US Navy Ceremonial Band
* Retiring of the Colors: United States Armed Forces...
2014_DC_WWIIC3_14052479DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2014) -- 10th Anniversary -- Ceremony -- Wreath Laying and aftermath
National World War II Memorial 10th Anniversary Commemoration
It is hard to believe that it has been nearly 10 years since thousands of World War II veterans gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC for the dedication of the National World War II Memorial. Thanks to the support and commitment of...
2014_DC_WWIIA1_140524152DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2014) -- 10th Anniversary -- Mingling Before and After
National World War II Memorial 10th Anniversary Commemoration
It is hard to believe that it has been nearly 10 years since thousands of World War II veterans gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC for the dedication of the National World War II Memorial. Thanks to the support and commitment of...
2015_DC_WWII7DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015)
2015_DC_WWII_MemM_150525125DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Memorial Day -- Miscellaneous
WWII Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial on Memorial Day to Remember 400,000 Americans Lost During WWII:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) will remember and honor the more than 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during...
2015_DC_WWII_MemP_15052587DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Memorial Day -- Presentation
WWII Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial on Memorial Day to Remember 400,000 Americans Lost During WWII:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) will remember and honor the more than 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during...
2015_DC_WWII_MemW_150525106DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Memorial Day -- Wreath Laying
WWII Veterans to Gather at WWII Memorial on Memorial Day to Remember 400,000 Americans Lost During WWII:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) will remember and honor the more than 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during...
2015_DC_WWII_Pearl2_Cer_15120771DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Remember Pearl Harbor -- Ceremony
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) hope you'll join us as we remember and honor all those who died in the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday,...
2015_DC_WWII_Pearl1_Min_15120766DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Remember Pearl Harbor -- Mingling
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) hope you'll join us as we remember and honor all those who died in the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday,...
2015_DC_WWII_Pearl3_Wre_151207130DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- Remember Pearl Harbor -- Wreath-laying and afterward
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial (Friends) and the National Park Service (NPS) hope you'll join us as we remember and honor all those who died in the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Monday,...
2015_DC_VE70_FlyOver_150508148DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-E Day 70th Anniversary -- Arsenal of Democracy Fly-Over
Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Victory Capitol Flyover
* Trainer Formation (Boeing Stearmans, Piper L-Birds, North America T-6s/SNJs, Cessna/Beech Twin Bomber Trainers)
* Pearl Harbor (Curtis P-40 Warhawks,
* Doolittle Raid (North American B-25 Mitchells)
* Guadalcanal Campaign (Bell P-39...
2015_DC_VE70_Misc_150508141DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-E Day 70th Anniversary -- Miscellaneous
In the front row after the event were Senators Bob Dole and John Warner, both World War II vets. A lot of these pictures are people who wanted to be photographed with him and I'm always happy to oblige. (Some weirdo with some karma issues got upset with me for taking so many pictures. I left shortly...
2015_DC_VE70_Pgm_150508154DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-E Day 70th Anniversary -- Program
Speakers:
* Master of Ceremonies: Alex Kershaw ("The Bedford Boys")
* Musical stuff: U.S. Air Force Band "The Airmen of Note"
* Keynote: Ambassador Susan Rice (National Security Adviser)
* Welcoming Remarks: Karen Cucurullo (Acting Superintendent, National Mall and Memorial Parks)
*...
2015_DC_VJ70_Misc_150902114DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-J Day 70th Anniversary -- Miscellaneous
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service will pay tribute to the Greatest Generation during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Allied...
2015_DC_VJ70_Pgm_150902110DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-J Day 70th Anniversary -- Program
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service will pay tribute to the Greatest Generation during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Allied...
2015_DC_VJ70_Wreaths_150902134DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2015) -- V-J Day 70th Anniversary -- Wreath Laying
The Friends of the National World War II Memorial and the National Park Service will pay tribute to the Greatest Generation during a special event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Allied...
2016_DC_WWII1DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2016)
2016_DC_WWII_Pearl_161207138DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2016) -- Remember Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary Commemoration
Nearly 75 years ago, Imperial Japan launched a surprise military attack on United States military installations on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The main attack occurred at Pearl Harbor; however, other targets included Ford Island, Hickam Field, Wheeler...
2016_DC_WWII_Pearl3_16120788DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2016) -- Remember Pearl Harbor -- Informational Exhibit
2017_DC_WWII8DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2017)
2017_DC_WW2_Doolittle_170418104DC -- Natl World War II Memorial (2017) -- 75th Anniversary of Doolittle Raid
Doolittle Raid 75th Anniversary Commemoration at the World War II Memorial
On Tuesday, April 18th, the Friends of the National World War II Memorial will host a brief ceremony and wreath presentation at the World War II Memorial's Pacific Arch to mark the 75th anniversary of America's daring...
2016_DC_Old_Post_Opening_16091239DC -- Old Post Office -- Event: Trump Hotel opening day
2009_DC_Old_Post_Cafe13DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Cafe Scene 2002
Cafe Scene, 2002:
The 50-foot-long painting contains places and people of Washington DC. The concept for the design took the form of a cafe scene as that would carry on the theme of the businesses in this section of the Old Post Office Pavilion. The primary medium is window paint on canvas. Acrylics...
2004_DC_Old_Post_Belgian11DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Comic Strips / Passion's Trip
Included here are pictures from an exhibit "Comic Strips / Passion's Trip" that the Belgian embassy sponsored.

COMIC STRIPS/PASSION’S TRIP:
Every year, almost 40 million comic strip books, in around twenty languages, are printed in Belgium. Three-quarters of them are sold abroad. Comic albums have...
2017_DC_Old_Post_Museum48DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Museum
This is the photo gallery in the basement on the route to the elevator.
2018_DC_Old_Post_Museum31DC -- Old Post Office -- Exhibit: Museum
It hadn't been finished the first time I visited.
2008_DC_CHuff_0803214DC -- Old Post Office -- Performance -- C. Huff (a.k.a. "Mr. Music")
2007_DC_Kuku_0709059DC -- Old Post Office -- Performance -- Kuku
1997_DC_Old_PostV4DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
1999_DC_Old_PostV6DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2002_DC_Old_PostV44DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2003_DC_Old_PostV55DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2004_DC_Old_PostV81DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2005_DC_Old_PostV65DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2006_DC_Old_PostV9DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2007_DC_Old_PostV14DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
The real point of this visit, on a fairly hazy day, was to test out a circular polarizing lens that I had bought. The pictures before OPOSTV_070905_060 were taken with the polarizing lens on. The ones afterward were taken without it. I'm trying to see if I detect any differences.
2008_DC_Old_PostV10DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2009_DC_Old_PostV29DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2011_DC_Old_PostV12DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
Including a view of the Occupy DC protest.
2012_DC_Old_PostV14DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
2013_DC_Old_PostV14DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
The Japanese street festival goes on below. I tried to photograph it from the Old Post Office but, dang! They replaced all of the protective wiring. Before, you used to have a loose or missing wire on each side of the tower but not anymore.
2017_DC_Old_PostV29DC -- Old Post Office -- Views from tower
1997_DC_Old_PostI2DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
1999_DC_Old_PostI10DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2002_DC_Old_PostI5DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2003_DC_Old_PostI4DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2004_DC_Old_PostI2DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2005_DC_Old_PostI1DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2007_DC_Old_PostI3DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2009_DC_Old_PostI5DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2016_DC_Old_PostI14DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
2017_DC_Old_PostI11DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Inside (Pavilion / Hotel)
1997_DC_Old_Post2DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
1999_DC_Old_Post3DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
2003_DC_Old_Post2DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
2005_DC_Old_Post2DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
2006_DC_Old_Post2DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
2007_DC_Old_Post1DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
2011_DC_Old_Post18DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
2014_DC_Old_Post12DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
Under construction while it undergoes its Trump makeover.
2015_DC_Old_Post8DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
2016_DC_Old_Post51DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
Having the huge "Coming 2016 Trump" sign on Pennsylvania Avenue always reminds me of an alternate reality. Joe McCarthy would be so proud! And then the nightmare became true...
2017_DC_Old_Post7DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
2018_DC_Old_Post3DC -- Old Post Office Tower -- Outside
1982_DC_Jeff_Mem1DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
1997_DC_Jeff_Mem13DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
1999_DC_Jeff_Mem2DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2000_DC_Jeff_Mem1DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2002_DC_Jeff_Mem49DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2003_DC_Jeff_Mem1DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2004_DC_Jeff_Mem19DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2005_DC_Jeff_Mem2DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2006_DC_Jeff_Mem20DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2007_DC_Jeff_Mem10DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2008_DC_Jeff_Mem5DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2009_DC_Jeff_Mem7DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2010_DC_Jeff_Mem24DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
The sea wall work continues.
2011_DC_Jeff_Mem11DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2012_DC_Jeff_Mem4DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Chorale group during cherry blossom festival.
2013_DC_Jeff_Mem1DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2017_DC_Jeff_Mem4DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial
2007_DC_Jeff_MemVC1DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial -- Visitor Center (downstairs)
2008_DC_Jeff_MemVC2DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial -- Visitor Center (downstairs)
2017_DC_Jeff_MemVC149DC -- Thomas Jefferson Memorial -- Visitor Center (downstairs)
1994_DC_CapitolV1DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
1997_DC_CapitolV6DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
1999_DC_CapitolV7DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2000_DC_CapitolV1DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2002_DC_CapitolV13DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2003_DC_CapitolV1DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2005_DC_CapitolV5DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2007_DC_CapitolV22DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2012_DC_CapitolV2DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2013_DC_CapitolV1DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2015_DC_CapitolV10DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from...
2019_05_01C_CapitolV3DC -- U.S. Capitol -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
1985_DC_Viet_Wall1DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1997_DC_Viet_Wall11DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1998_DC_Viet_Wall20DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
1999_DC_Viet_Wall16DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2002_DC_Viet_Wall118DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2003_DC_Viet_Wall13DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2004_DC_Viet_Wall5DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Two visits, one on (040901) and the other (041018)
2005_DC_Viet_Wall7DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
After first snowfall.
2009_DC_Viet_Wall43DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
After the snow, including the holiday tree.
2015_DC_Viet_Wall15DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2017_DC_Viet_Wall37DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2018_DC_Viet_Wall13DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial
2017_DC_Viet_Vet_171111154DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- 2017 Veterans Day Observance at the Wall
2017 Veterans Day Observance At The Wall
Each year on Veterans Day, thousands of veterans and their families congregate at The Wall to remember and to honor those who served in the U.S. armed forces. On these special days, prominent Americans from all walks of life come to the Memorial to deliver...
2005_DC_VietX_05122242DC -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial Holiday Tree at The Wall 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 &...
1981_DC_Wash_Mon1DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
1982_DC_Wash_Mon3DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
1983_DC_Wash_Mon2DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
1994_DC_Wash_Mon1DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
1996_DC_Wash_Mon1DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
1997_DC_Wash_Mon9DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
1998_DC_Wash_Mon1DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
1999_DC_Wash_Mon19DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
Mostly under scaffolding.
2000_DC_Wash_Mon7DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
Scaffolding is finally coming down.
2001_DC_Wash_Mon2DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2002_DC_Wash_Mon65DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2003_DC_Wash_Mon58DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2004_DC_Wash_Mon23DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2006_DC_Wash_Mon4DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2007_DC_Wash_Mon16DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2008_DC_Wash_Mon9DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
Including a sunset on a magic sky day!
2009_DC_Wash_Mon7DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
Including after the snowfall.
2010_DC_Wash_Mon5DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
A concession building's roof started smoking but things calmed down pretty quickly.
2013_DC_Wash_Mon84DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
The scaffolding goes up again.
2014_DC_Wash_Mon15DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
It's nice to see the scaffolding gone.
2015_DC_Wash_Mon2DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2016_DC_Wash_Mon1DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
A "No Drone" sign near the monument.
2017_DC_Wash_Mon17DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
Including a sunset and photos of some tourists.
2018_DC_Wash_Mon12DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
2019_09_22A1_Wash_Mon13DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior (Partially reviewed)
2019_DC_Wash_Mon9DC -- Washington Monument -- Exterior
They've added a new entry box.
2002_DC_Wash_MonI4DC -- Washington Monument -- Interior
2003_DC_Wash_MonI6DC -- Washington Monument -- Interior
2014_DC_Wash_MonI84DC -- Washington Monument -- Interior
2019_09_22A2_Wash_MonI119DC -- Washington Monument -- Interior (Partially reviewed)
2003_DC_Wash_MonW56DC -- Washington Monument -- Interior -- Walk-down tour
1996_DC_Wash_MonV10DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
1997_DC_Wash_MonV23DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
2000_DC_Wash_MonV42DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
2002_DC_Wash_MonV112DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
2003_DC_Wash_MonV155DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
Several visits this year.
2005_DC_Wash_MonV26DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
2014_DC_Wash_MonV254DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from...
Including views of Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada's "Out of Many, One" portrait on the Mall.
2019_09_22A3_Wash_MonV96DC -- Washington Monument -- Views from... (Partially reviewed)
2014_DC_WMon_ReopeningC_140512124DC -- Washington Monument Reopening Event -- Ceremony
Washington Monument Reopening Ceremony to Feature Al Roker and American Idol Winner Candice Glover
Speakers in sequence:
* Musical Prelude: United States Navy Ceremonial Band
* Welcome: Robert A. Vogel, Superintendent, National Mall and Memorial Parks
* Master of Ceremonies: Al Roker, Co-anchor,...
2014_DC_WMon_ReopeningE_140512130DC -- Washington Monument Reopening Event -- Except Ceremony
Washington Monument Reopening Ceremony to Feature Al Roker and American Idol Winner Candice Glover
WASHINGTON – The National Park Service and the Trust for the National Mall today announced that Al Roker, the TODAY show’s weather anchor and author, will join Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell,...
2004_DC_WW2_Surigao_0405284WW2 -- Battle of Surigao Strait: Sen. John Warner and Adm. J. L. Holloway. Moderated by Dave Winkler
John W. Warner enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 in 1945, serving as an electronic technician’s mate. He began a second tour of active military duty during the Korean War, serving as a ground officer with the First Marine Air Wing. He later became Secretary of the Navy, and has served...
2004_DC_WW2_Eagles_0405289WW2 -- Creating, Crafting, and Installing the Memorial’s Bronze Eagles: Raymond Kaskey (Sculptor, Kaskey Studio), Larry Welker, Owner (Laran Bronze), Patrick Oakes (Executive Vice-President, Apex Piping Systems, Inc.). Moderated by John Vlach.
Raymond Kaskey is a sculptor and architect, best known for his works of civic art, particularly the large allegorical figures he creates from bronze, copper, and stone. Kaskey designed the sculptures for the National World War II Memorial; and was assisted in the creation of these works by sculptors...
2004_DC_WW2_Monument_0405276WW2 -- Designing the Memorial: Architecture and Sculpture: Friedrich St. Florian (Design Architect, Natl World War II Memorial) and Raymond Kaskey (Sculptor, Kaskey Studio). Moderated by John Vlach.
Friedrich St. Florian, a distinguished professor and former dean of the Rhode Island School of Design, is the design architect for the National World War II Memorial. His design was selected from more than 400 entries in a nationwide competition conducted by the General Services Administration and the...
2004_DC_WW2_Blacks_0405286WW2 -- Experience of African Americans in World War II: Ossie Davis (Army) and William J. Powell (Army). Moderated by Linda Wertheimer.
Ossie Davis helped establish an African-American medical station in Liberia while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. Ever since his acting debut in 1946, he has made numerous appearances on film, stage, and television. He and his wife, Ruby Dee, have received the National Medal of Arts and...
2004_DC_WW2_DDay_0405276WW2 -- Eyewitness to D-Day: Sam Gibbons. Moderated by Gary Rhay. Introduced by Beverly Lindsey.
Sam M. Gibbons began his military service in June 1941 as part of the 101st Airborne Division. He led Parachute Infantry forces in the pre-dawn invasion of Normandy on D-Day. Elected to the Florida State House of Representatives in 1953, he served there until 1958; and from 1959 to 1963 served in the...
2004_DC_WW2_Internment_04053012WW2 -- Internment of Japanese Americans in Wyoming: Norman Mineta (Secretary of Transportation) and Alan Simpson (former U.S. Senator from Wyoming). Moderated by Marc Pachter
Norman Mineta and his family were among the 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry forced from their homes and into internment camps during World War II. From 1975 to 1995, he was a member of U.S. House of Representatives, representing California’s Silicon Valley. Under President Bill Clinton, he served...
2004_DC_WW2_Nissei_0405276WW2 -- Japanese Americans in World War II: Grant Ichikawa (Military Intelligence Service), Norman Ikari (442nd Regimental Combat Team), and Jean Kariya (Internment Camp Survivor). Moderated by Franklin Odo.
Grant Ichikawa volunteered to serve in the Military Intelligence Service in November 1942, and was later sent to Japan as a member of the Occupation Forces. He spent additional tours working as a civilian for an intelligence organization in Japan, Indonesia, and Vietnam. Ichikawa is president of the...
2004_DC_WW2_Navajo_04052811WW2 -- Navajo Code Talkers: Sam Billison, Keith Little, and Sam Smith. Moderated by Jeff Anthony
Sam Billison enlisted in the Marines in 1943, and landed on Iwo Jima on the second day of the battle. With other Code Talkers, he transmitted more than 800 error-free messages during the 36 days of fighting. Following the war, Billison served as a school principal for many years, and was elected to the...
2004_DC_WW2_Tuskegee_0405279WW2 -- Tuskegee Airmen: Lee Archer, Thomas Lowery, and Charles McGee. Moderated by Thomas Doherty.
Lee A. Archer, Jr. is the first and only confirmed “ace” of the Tuskegee Airmen, having earned the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with 18 clusters. As a fighter pilot in Europe, Archer flew 169 combat missions; and returned to combat during the Korean War. After retiring from the Air Force...
2004_DC_WW2_Holocaust_04053011WW2 -- U.S. Army and the Holocaust John Dolibois (interrogator of Nazi War Criminals at Nuremberg) and John Withers (aided Holocaust survivors in Germany). Moderated by Jeff Anthony.
John Dolibois served as a captain in Military Intelligence, and was assigned to the International War Crimes Trial in Nuremberg, Germany. There he interrogated (among others) Hermann Goering, Julius Streicher, and Joachim von Ribbentrop. He served as the U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg from 1981 to 1985,...
2004_DC_WW2_Mall83WW2 -- Various pictures of the Mall during the Tribute to A Generation: Natl World War II Reunion
2004_DC_WW2_Pres_04052712WW2 -- Veterans as Presidential Candidates: Bob Dole (Army, 10th Mountain Division) and George McGovern (Army Air Forces). Moderated by Marc Pachter
Bob Dole was a captain with the 10th Mountain Division in Italy, and was twice wounded in combat. He served as a U.S. Representative from Kansas from 1961 to 1969 and as a U.S. Senator until 1996. His terms as both Senate Minority Leader and Senate Majority Leader set a record as the nation’s longest...
2004_DC_WW2_Baseball_0405308WW2 -- World War II Veterans as Baseball Players: Bob Feller (Navy and Cleveland Indians), Monte Irvin (Army and New York Giants), and Buck O’Neil (Navy and Kansas City Monarchs). Moderated by Liane Hansen.
Bob Feller served four years in the U.S. Navy, earning eight battle stars as the chief of a gun crew on the battleship USS Alabama. Known for his fiery fastball, he holds the record as the pitcher with the most wins (266) in Cleveland Indians history. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962...
2004_DC_WW2_Film_0405308WW2 -- World War II Veterans as Film Performers: Jack Palance (Army Air Forces). Moderated by Thomas Doherty
Jack Palance flew surveillance planes for the Army Air Corps during World War II. Known for his tough persona on screen, Palance has made numerous films since his movie debut in 1950, including Shane, Attack, The Professionals, Bagdad Cafe, and Batman. He won an Academy Award for his performance in City...
2004_DC_WW2_Journalists_04052829WW2 -- World War II Veterans as Journalists: Allen Neuharth (Army, USA Today) and Mike Wallace (Navy, CBS News), Moderated by Thomas Doherty
Allen Neuharth served with General George Patton’s Third Army in Europe. Following the war, he worked as a reporter for several newspapers in South Dakota, and then held management positions with the Miami Herald, Detroit Free Press, and Rochester Times-Union. As chairman and chief executive officer of...
2004_DC_WW2_Review_04052939WW2 -- "Tribute to a Generation" (@ MCI Center)
This was a freebie event that was done four times at the MCI Center. It featured some hammy folks acting out the history of World War II. The acting varied but the sets were well done -- you'd see submarine conning towers, ship bunks, invasion beaches, etc. Then there were some military bands playing...


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2019_09_12D2_Johnston154DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Opening Reception for "For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston"
The Canadian Embassy invites you to the opening recepiton of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston. The artists will be in attendance. Introductory remarks were made by Denis Chouinard (Counsellor, Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada) and Katherine Baird (Head of the Washington Secre... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_11A1_NPHarris205DC -- Library of Congress -- Event: Neil Patrick Harris ("The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third")
NBF Presents: Neil Patrick Harris | The Magic Misfits: The Minor Third Join us for the kick-off event of the Library of Congress National Book Festival Presents series for an exciting evening of magic and moderated conversation with award-winning actor and author Neil Patrick Harris as he celebrates... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_14A1_SPX_Other195MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2019) -- Other (Saturday)
Folks shown here include Randy Tischler, Sheena Wolf, Sara Duke, R.M. Rhodes, Dustin Harbin, Karen Green, Michael Cavna, Mike Rhode, Eddie Campbell, Jamie Noguchi, David Crispino, Mike Riley, Jordan Clark, Keith Knight, Rick Banning, Rikke Villadsen, Kate Lacour, R. Sikoryak, Lenora Yerkes, Ted Rall... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_26A1_Van_Ness262Sixth & I -- Jonathan Van Ness ("Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love") w/Mara Keisling
Jonathan Van Ness In Conversation with Mara Keisling Who gave Jonathan Van Ness permission to be the radiant human he is today? No one, honey. The truth is, it hasn’t always been gorgeous for this beacon of positivity and joy. Before he stole our hearts as the grooming and self-care expert on Netfli... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_04E1_Munroe132Politics & Prose @ Sidwell Friends -- Randall Munroe ("How To")
Randall Munroe - How To — in conversation with Alexandra Petri at Sidwell Friends Randall Munroe, the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer, brings readers a way to better understand the science and technology behind... (Partially reviewed)


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