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A Monumental Day!

It’s been a couple of months since I’ve returned from our fantastic Washington, D.C. trip. I have been meaning to finish my blog posts, and I owe a dear friend some of this information in writing! 1,196 more words

WaKeeney's Memorial to the Veterans of Iwo Jima

When visitors arrive in WaKeeney and turn off I-70’s Exit 128 one of the first things they’ll notice is the silhouette of a very famous image that illustrates one of the most important Allied victories of World War II. 282 more words


Thursday, March 2, 2017 – March 2, 1836 - Texas Independence Day!

Thursday, March 2, 2017 – March 2, 1836 – Texas Independence Day!

While the fighters were defending The Alamo, the suits and politicians were signing a Declaration of Independence stating the Mexican state of Texas would henceforth be free and independent. 311 more words

MAC Club Takes on D.C.

by Chelsea Ayers

This weekend was one to remember for the Media and Communication Club. Nineteen of WVU Parkersburg’s MAC Club members made their way to Washington, D.C. 325 more words

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Reflection: Always a stone of hope

By Jess Lynk

The Washington Monument demands the attention of anyone who comes to D.C. Soon after, most peoples’ eyes head to the Lincoln Memorial. 316 more words

Drake In DC

Travelogue: Washington, D.C. [Day 1]

As a combined birthday/Christmas present, my aunt Rose, uncle Jason, and cousin Alex took me on a four-day road trip to Washington, D.C. Yes, it’s true – this history teacher has never been to our nation’s capital. 689 more words

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World War II Memorial, Saturday, December 3, 2016

I was at the World War II Memorial on Saturday.  There were a lot of volunteers there, but most were hanging out in the contact station, so I spent a lot of time in the memorial.   684 more words