Don and Monica SV Donna Lee , who we met in Marsh Harbour, took us on a tour of Washington DC. They spoilt us rotten!! Thank you guys, for a wonderful day and many great new memories.
The home of every president since John Adams.
(Tough to get to due to all kinds of security)
|Reflective pool and Lincoln Memorial|
|The National Mall|
555 Feet and 51/8inches tall it is the largest free standing stone structure
in the world. Dedicated on Feb 21, 1885 this monument stands in
tribute to the nation's first president and "The father of the USA"
|In this temple as in the hearts of the people|
for whom he saved the union
the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.
|Looking out over from the Lincoln Memorial to the Washington Monument|
|Vietnam Veterans Memorial|
In honour of the men and women of the armed forces of the United
States who served in the Vietnam War.
The names of those who gave their lives and of those who remain missing
are inscribed in the order they were taken
|Here I am making rub of a Canadian who died in the Vietnam War|
LARRY R COLLINS
|Gary Monica and Don|
Old Ebbit Grill
Located 2 blocks from the White House many presidents and
other high officials have eaten
Here since 1856.
|Hall of States|
Flags of the 50 United Sates are hung in the order
in which they entered the Union.
Also included are the flags of the District of Columbia and
the US Territories
|Memorial bust of JFK weighs 3000lbs|
|US Marine Corp War Memorial|
|US Capitol Building|
At the U.S. Capitol Building the Senate and the House of Representatives
come together to discuss, debate and deliberate national policy;
develop consensus; and craft the country's laws.
|Perhaps one of the most famous streets in the world|