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An Address with a Dress at Van Ness

Happy 2015! Whatever holiday(s) you celebrate, I hope museums were involved.

Now that the holiday season is over, I am going to resume blogging about the museums, parks, historic sites, art galleries, and other points of interest near each Metro station. 688 more words


Holiday Photos: White House and Ellipse

These photos are from 2008, when Barney and Mrs. Beasley Bush were the First Dogs, and George W. Bush was President. The gingerbread house replica of the White House sadly does not include any dogs out front.


Holiday Photos: Mount Vernon Estate, Museum, and Gardens

Some photos from my 2012 visit, with my parents, to George Washington’s home. We sampled hot chocolate (at least I did; my mother was taking too long reading exhibit text and missed the opportunity!) and saw gingerbread houses, along with the historic mansion, the land and river, and themed trees everywhere.



Alberton is a historic house located in the Auckland suburb of Mt Albert.

The historic house is located at 100 Mt Albert Road. Access is from Kerr-Taylor Avenue. 428 more words

North Island

Ewelme Cottage

Ewelme Cottage is a historic house in the Auckland suburb of Parnell.

This historic house museum located at 14 Ayr Street is only open on Sundays from 10.30am – 4.30pm. 246 more words

North Island


Highwic is a historic home in the Auckland suburb of Epsom / Newmarket.

The property is at 40 Gillies Avenue but the recommended entrance is off Mortimer Pass. 413 more words

North Island

Ashland's Opening Day

YOU ARE HERE -> 1950

Ashland, the Henry Clay estate, has since the early nineteenth century been an important American historic site.  During Clay’s lifetime (1777-1852), the estate was often equated with the man and ‘Ashland’ became a household word.  906 more words