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Re: June 23, 2016: Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.

DrFumblefinger ·
I like this memorial, especially at night time, when the bronze figure of Jefferson really stands out against the light colored dome. Thanks, Ottoman!
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Re: 100 Years of Flight in Kitty Hawk, NC

DrFumblefinger ·
I empathize with your rainy, muddy experience. That is no fun. As I recall, Kitty Hawk is also very windy, one of the reasons the Wright brothers chose it. They knew if they could fly their plane into the wind for some distance, no one could challenge the fact that they had flown a heavier than air machine. I regard this as one of the greatest stories of the 20th century. Two creative guys from a bicycle shop in the midwest designed and developed a successful flying machine. It didn't take a...
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Re: 100 Years of Flight in Kitty Hawk, NC

Travel Rob ·
Great Piece! I've been to the Outer Banks several times and the wind always seems to make it cold. It is a neat area and I learned to always bundle up when headed there.
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Re: 100 Years of Flight in Kitty Hawk, NC

Samantha ·
Thanks for the comment guys. It has been a while and I did forget to mention the fact that the Wright Brothers were workers in a bicycle shop which makes their story even more amazing! As always DrFumblefinger, thanks for the input
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Looking for a quirky vacation spot? Here's "Northern Exposure"

PHeymont ·
Yes, Talkeetna, Alaska, the town that was the model and lent scenery to the TV series Northern Exposure has a well-tended reputation for quirkiness, and welcomes visitors. Although some may have found the welcome a bit rough: there are rumors that...
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President Obama to Trek Through the Alaskan Wilderness

Travel Rob ·
          President's Obama's Selfie: Instagram During President Obama's trip to Alaska, he will go through the wilderness with TV  reality show survivalist Bear Grylls for a future episode of "Running...
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Boeing Factory Plans in China Submitted, Say Chinese Media

Travel Rob ·
            Photo by JonathanL   According to Chinese State media, plans for a Boeing factory in China have been submitted to the government in Beijing. This would be a departure from what...
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Boeing Looks to China for its Future Success

Travel Rob ·
Photo of Boeing's Dreamliner by GarryRF Boeing's counting on China's fast-growing airplane market and will host the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, next week at their main production facility in Washington State. Boeing's CEO, Jim McNerney. said,...
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Nov. 7, 2016: Ministers Island, New Brunswick, Canada

vivie ·
Vivie takes you to Ministers Island in New Brunswick. See how the estate showcases the hobbies of the late Sir William Van Horne, President of Canadian Pacific Railway.
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June 23, 2016: Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Ottoman ·
If you ever visit Washington, D.C., make sure to visit this beautiful memorial dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, a complex 18th century man with a wide ranging impact on the very makeup of America itself.
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The James Madison Museum, Virginia (Where Gumbo was #325)

George G. ·
Gumbo was visiting the James Madison Museum in the city of Orange, and exploring its broad and often unique exhibits.
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Montpelier, Home of President Madison

George G. ·
George G shares details of a visit to Montpelier, the home of President James Madison and his spouse, Dolly Madison, in Orange County, Virginia.
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100 Years of Flight in Kitty Hawk, NC

Samantha ·
Samantha shares memories and pictures of the centennial celebration of the Wright Brothers' first flight.
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The 19th Century lives at Duff Green Mansion

Marilyn Jones ·
In historic Vicksburg, the Duff Green Mansion, host to both Jefferson Davis and Ulysses S. Grant, serves as both living history and a bed-and-breakfast.
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Construction of SE Asia's first bullet train begins

Travel Rob ·
Indonesian President Joko Widodo broke ground on Southeast Asia's first ever bullet train.
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February 14, 2016: Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.

DrFumblefinger ·
The Lincoln Memorial is featured as we approach the US holiday of "President's Day".
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Re: Nov. 7, 2016: Ministers Island, New Brunswick, Canada

GarryRF ·
A wonderful "step into the past". Looks lovely Vivie.
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Harry S. Truman's "Little White House," Key West

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the winter vacation/working residency of President Harry S. Truman, located in Key West.
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Jefferson's Monticello: Our Unplanned Visit

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband had to change plans for the day and ended up doing a tour of Monticello in VA. She is happy the day worked out the way it did.
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Re: Jefferson's Monticello: Our Unplanned Visit

George G. ·
Just down the street (Rt. 53) from me.
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