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My Daytrip to the National Sculpture Garden, DC

The Sculpture Garden at the National Mall is a treasure with a ton of futuristic, creative and innovative sculptures strategically placed amongst some of the most amazing, whimsical, and mesmerizing garden you will ever see. 179 more words

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New gray whale exhibit at the UGA Aquarium

Visitors to the UGA Aquarium will experience a new exhibit focusing on extinct Atlantic gray whales. This exhibit is the product of a collaboration among among the aquarium, Scott Noakes of the UGA Center for Applied Isotope Studies, Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, Emory University, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and the Scientific Illustration group at UGA’s Lamar Dodd School of Art and Design. 36 more words

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Hirshhorn Museum

The Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of Modern Art is a stunning SOM (Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill) design that sits on the south side of the National Mall in DC. 317 more words

The Crazy world of Cook Records...

One of those accidental finds today that has opened up a whole world of strangeness and intrigue…

Cook Records was founded in the early 1950’s in the USA by Emory Cook, an inventor, sound engineer and all round one off, from what I can tell. 513 more words

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May 30, 1865

Tuesday May 30, 1865   5 miles north of Washington D C   Weather clear and pleasant   I concluded to visit the City again and as no passes were granted   had some little difficulty in flanking the guards but succeeded well  walked around the city visiting the Treasury Deptmt post office & C in A M  and P M went to the White House   was in three rooms   then to the Smithsonian institute   this is an institution well worth any man or womans time to visit it   the upper story or picture gallery not being fire proof was burned not long since   2 lower stories were not injured  stuffed birds and animals of all kinds and sizes, coral, mummies, and many other curiosities are here  we had some bannanas pine apples ice cream in fact all that was good for men of our Complexion

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