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11 Nov
Posted Sun, 11/10/2013 - 23:45
Monuments and Memorials

These are the monuments and memorials I saw while in DC. The Lincoln Memorial deservedly gets it's own photo blog. Lincoln Memorial images can be viewed here.

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World War II Memorial on a hot summer day.

WWII Memorial

WWII Memorial

Korean War Memorial

Korean Memorial

Korean Memorial

Korean Memorial

Vietnam Memorial

Vietnam Memorial

Vietnam Memorial

Vietnam Memorial

Washington Monument reflected in the Vietnam Memorial wall.

Vietnam Memorial

Washintgon Monument shrouded in scaffolding while it undergoes repairs from the 2011 earthquake.

Washington Memorial

Washington Monument from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

Washington Memorial

Washington Monument scaffolding.

Washington Memorial

View of the Washington Monument from Arlington National Cemetary.

Arlington Grave

View from Arlington of downtown DC with a plane landing at Regan International airport.

Arlington

Possibly a relative?

Arlington Grave

Paying his respects at Bobby Kennedy's humble, simple gravesite. The Custis-Lee Mansion crouches in the background. The capture of the Mansion by the Union Army, and its use of the grounds as a burial site for Union Officers, is the origin of Arlington National Cemetery.

Arlington Bobby Kennedy Grave

Arlington Memorial Amphitheater

Arlington

Arlington Memorial Amphitheater inside,  reminds me of the Balboa Park Organ Pavilion. 

Arlington Memorial Stadium

Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with the US Capitol seen in the background.

Arlington Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Almost everyone watches the changing of the guards ceremony with the back of their camera or phone.

Arlington Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Memorial and Exhibit.

Woodrow Wilson Memorial

US Marine Corps War Memorial in the rain as the sun sets.

Marine Core Memorial

Martin Luther King Memorial.

Martin Luther King Memorial

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