S: Washington DC -- March 2011
BC: Designed and made with love. by your Mom March 2011
FC: Washington DC March 5 - 8, 2011
1: Julie, Jake and Dan traveled to Washington DC from Friday, March 4, to Tuesday, March 8 , 2011 | We stayed at the Hotel Sofitel on K Street for 4 nights
2: Friday night? A late dinner at the historic Ebbitt Grill, followed by a walk to the White House. Jake commented he thought the White House would be much larger. | Ebbitt Grill, founded 1856 | Most famous address in the world 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue | Lafayette Square. Officially created and named in 1805 by Thomas Jefferson. The park was historically called the "President's Park. The park has served as a slave market, a cemetery, a zoo and even a racetrack.
3: Saturday, March 5, 2011 | White House Tour 11:00 am. Jake thought it might be fun to play on the White House lawn, until Mom said Sorry, I dont think I have that much bail money.
4: Ford's Theater | After the White House Tour, we changed clothes and set off to visit this Museum. Admission was free, but we opted for the audio tour which was inexpensive and very informative. The words spoken by Abraham Lincoln on many different occasions were eloquent and touching,
5: Saturday, March 5. 2011
7: Smithsonian Museum of Natural History Sunday, March 6, 2011 | Jake leaned over and asked Mom, hey didn't you study with that Stegosaurus??
9: Air and Space Smithsonian Museum Saturday, March 6, 2011 | Dan was really interetesed in the science portions of the museums.
10: Smithsonian Museum of American History
11: Sunday, March 6, 2011
13: Monday, March 7, 2011 Capitol Building Tour | Our tour guide, was like a computer. He'd close his eyes and seconds later would answer your questions.
14: Yes, this was a common discussion. Which is the best Metro route?
15: International Spy Museum (Yes, there really is one!!) | Monday, March 7, 2011
16: Monday, March 7, 2011 | Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum
18: Lighted Monument Tour Washington, DC March 7, 2011 | Jefferson Memorial Tidal Basin | United States Capitol Building
19: Our Tour Guide Ralph, was very knowledgeable, with a great sense of humor. Antwone, our driver, drove "slowly" so we had time. | The White House | Washington Monument with the United States Capitol Building
20: World War II Memorial Monday, March 7, 2011