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Here We Are

So there’s been a change in scenery. We swapped the Washington Monument for the Empire State, and not going to lie, it’s pretty awesome. Even though it’s only a few hours away, it’s a totally different world, and during this time of year it’s really REALLY cold. 393 more words

Empire State

Washington DC's Tidal Basin

  This post is one in a series of Ten 3-Mile Walks Around Washington, DC.  The pins in the map below show where I stopped to take pictures but also serve to outline the route! 533 more words

DC

Red, White and Blue

Although the snowfall on Monday night was four inches and snowplows had cleared roads by early morning, nevertheless businesses and government offices kept their doors closed. 62 more words

Natalia Sarkissian

Road Randoms - Washington DC in the snow

I take my camera about everywhere and snap photos, but I often don’t share them because I feel like I need to include a lot of photos in order to justify a post. 87 more words

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Discover Ancient Africa’s Influence On American Federal Symbols [VIDEO]


According to author and historian Anthony Browder, the dollar bill, Washington Monument and the Library of Congress are all dripping with ancient African symbols.

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Radio One

The Monuments That Didn't Make The Cut

The recent news that the Washington Monument shrank reminded me how weird the monument really is.  (Wait, it has an aluminum pyramid etched with proverbs and random names stuck on top of it, like the homemade hat of the craziest grandpa on earth?!)  I mean, we’re used to seeing that obelisk looming on the skyline, but really, what does it have to do with George Washington, first president?  1,168 more words

Jars Found In Baltimore's Washington Monument Time Capsule

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Historic find. For the second time during the restoration of the Washington Monument in Mount Vernon, a time capsule has been found. 349 more words

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