Category Archives: DC Adventures

The History of the United States Capitol

In keeping with our DC Tourist adventures, I found this video of the United States Capitol (of which recent restoration has been completed) to be interesting and informative.  

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DC Tourist – Day 7 (final day)

(October 8, 2019) It being our last DC Tourist day, it was only fitting that we finish the “mystery” of the Capitol Stones.  Our day three DC excursion included hiking to the plain sight “storage” of the U.S. Capitol building’s … Continue reading

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DC Tourist – Day 6 (part two)

(October 7, 2019) So, after the National Law Enforcement Museum and Memorial, we headed further downtown, and happened upon Ford’s Theatre (a former First Baptist Church), where President Abraham Lincoln (our 16th president) was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, on … Continue reading

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DC Tourist – Day 6 (part One)

National Law Enforcement Museum and Memorial: (October 7, 2019) This day was spent in downtown DC. Our first stop was the National Law Enforcement Museum on 444 E Street NW, directly across from the National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial (dedicated … Continue reading

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DC Tourist – Day 5 (part Two)

(October 6, 2019) After a rousing game of golf (mini that is) we headed over to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, located next door to The Catholic University of America. It is the largest Roman … Continue reading

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DC Tourist – Day Five (part One)

(October 6, 2019) What says more about DC and politics, than golf. Often deals and meetings are conducted on the gold course away from the confines of starched shirts and indoor lighting. This day’s morning outing would include heading out … Continue reading

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DC Tourist – Day four

(October 5, 2019) One of our favorite television “history” shows is Comedy Central’s, Drunk History. In this show, learned scholars with expertise in a specific area, historical event and/or person of historical significance, tells a story of said historical event/person … Continue reading

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