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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

6/2/2003 Walked down to Lincoln Memorial, saw Korean [War Veterans National] Memorial then around Tidal Basin to Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.

The park sign
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A classic vignette
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Me at the memorial
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Korean War Veterans National Memorial

8/13/1996 Walked down to Constitution Gardens, through there to Lincoln Memorial and over to Korean [War Veterans National] Memorial.

Very cool concept for the memorial
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A close up of a soldier
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Me reflected in the wall
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6/2/2003 Walked down to Lincoln Memorial, saw Korean [War Veterans National] Memorial then around Tidal Basin to Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.

The park sign
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Some of the statue soldiers
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Ken and me in the reflection
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Lincoln Memorial

7/1973 Visited ... Lincoln Memorial ...

A classic shot
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5/23/1992 ... then walked to Lincoln Memorial.


6/2/2003 Walked down to Lincoln Memorial, saw Korean [War Veterans National] Memorial then around Tidal Basin to Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.


Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove on the Potomac

9/22/1996 Drove a short way down the G. W. Parkway to Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove [on the Potomac] overlooking the Potomac. Had a nice picnic lunch in the pine grove looking at D.C.

A view of DC from the grove
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Maureen in the grove
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

10/31/12 Continued into DC and after circling Potomac Park a little parked at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Walked around reading the famous speech excerpts and looking at the King carving in the split mountain of granite representing “Out of the Mountain of Despair, a Stone of Hope”.

The park sign
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Me on the Memorial plaza
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The mouintain and the stone
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The large carving ...
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... and a close-up
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Theodore Roosevelt Island

9/22/1996 Back into D.C.; after lots of circling stopped at Theodore Roosevelt Island (NPS). Walked across a bridge and around the island, stopping at a huge statue and monument to T.R.

The park sign
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Me making like TR
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A saying about nature
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Thomas Jefferson Memorial

7/1973 Visited ... Jefferson Memorial ...

Outside ...
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... and TJ inside
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4/6/2006 ... then over to Potomac Park and parked near the Jefferson Memorial. Went ... over to the TJ along the Tidal Basin.

A nice view across the basin
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The iconic statue
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From the Declaration
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5/23/1992 ... then over to Vietnam Memorial.

A wide view of the memorial
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Maureen and me reflected in the wall
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Washington Monument

8/1968 Saw ... Washington Monument ...


7/1973 Visited Washington Monument ...

The monument through the trees
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8/1980 Went up in the Washington Monument.

Our destination
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Great views of the Lincon Memorial, ...
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... Jefferson Memorial, ...
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... and White House
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5/23/1992 Walked to Mall and over to Washington Monument. Long line (wrapped around twice) about 1 1/2 hours, but beautiful views (perfect sunny day, breezy, but near 90 deg).

Views of the mall, ...
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..., White House, ...
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..., Lincoln Memorial, ...
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... and Jefferson Memorial
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World War I Memorial

5/11/15 ...then back west to Pershing Park. The park is old, but is now the recently-created NPS World War I Memorial unit. There is nothing here yet from the NPS, and really just a statue of General Pershing and descriptive panels in the park. Did my photos and walked back to the car on a warm and muggy day..

A park pavilion
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The Pershing memorial area
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"Black Jack"
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One historical info panel ...
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... and another
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World War II Memorial

4/19/2005 ... and metro/walked to World War II Memorial. Saw Dad’s name on electronic registry.

Ken and me by the sign
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Me checking out Dad's record
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Dad's record in the registry
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State monuments
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A wide view across the fountain
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