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1: To my handsome and precious son Love, Mom

3: Our First On A Plane, In A Train, On A Public Bus, On A Subway And In A Taxi!!!

4: UNITED STATES POSTAL MUSEUM | Dear Loved One:

5: SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN HISTORY MUSEUM Dorothy's Shoes, Chairs sat in by Lee and Grant, First Camper, Steam Engine, Lincoln's Top Hat & more!!

6: Pink Row House Above: The Peterson House where President Lincoln Died. Right: The balcony where Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth.

7: UNION STATION

8: MADAME TROUSSEAU'S WAX MUSEUM

10: SMITHSONIAN NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

11: PRESIDENT FOR A DAY!!

12: SMITHSONIAN AIR & SPACE MUSEUM

13: THE BELL TOWER IN THE OLD POST OFFICE

15: ARLINGTON HOUSE was once owned by Mary Anna Custis (great-granddaughter of Martha Washington) who was married to General Robert E. Lee. President Lincoln asked Lee to command the Union Army, in which Lee declined. When Virginia succeeded from the Union Lee began the command of the Confederate Army. As retaliation for Lee becoming a "traitor", Union Soldiers began burying their dead in Mrs. Lee's rose garden at Arlington. As time passed, it became a national cemetery to honor those who served in the United States Military. | President John F. Kennedy, his wife Jacqueline, & two of his children are buried beneath the "Eternal Flame". Two of Kennedy's brothers are buried close by. There are thousands of graves here dating back to the Civil War. The crew from the space shuttle Challenger are interred as is President Taft & the "Tomb of the Unknown Soldier".

16: CARRIAGE HOUSE | GREENHOUSE | MAIN GATE HOUSE | GARDEN | ARBOR VIEW OF THE POTOMAC RIVER

17: Above: George & Martha's bedroom. George Washington died in this room. Left: Washington's Study Right: The third story bedroom that Martha moved to after George died. She died in this room.

18: DC Memoril to honor those from DC who served in WW 1 | Naval Memorial | WW 11 Memorial | Air Force Memorial & Air Force Memorial Wall | Vietnam War Nurses Memorial | Iwo Jima Monument WW 1

19: Vietnam WarMemorial | Korean War Memorial

20: JEFFERSON MEMORIAL

21: LINCOLN MEMORIAL | Martin Luther King gave his "I Have A Dream Speech" on the steps of the memorial. | "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. .......that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion---that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain---that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom---and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth."

22: Theodore Roosevelt | Washington Monument | Holocaust Memorial | Washington, D.C.

23: Winfred Scott | Ulysses S. Grant | James Garfield | Benjamin Franklin | Andrew Jackson | Civil War

24: OUR PRIVATE TOUR OF THE CAPITOL

26: Presidential Motorcade | Canal Street | Smithsonian Castle

27: Inside the archives we saw the Magna Carta, Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution | Pentagon | U.S. Supreme Court | National Archives Building

28: Holocaust Museum | National Cathedral

29: Union Station | U.S. Postal Museum | Wiped Out

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