Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Washington, DC

The United States Capitol
Washington, D.C.
One of the largest and stateliest buildings in the world, sets on a height overlooking the amphitheatre of the Potomac.  It is 751 feet long, 350 feet wide, and covers three and a half acres.  The cornerstone of the main building was laid by President Washington in 1793; the central building was finished in 1797.

The White House, Washington, D.C. - All of our Presidents, except Washington, have lived here.  The oldest public structure in Washington it has the simple dignity of a gracious American home.

Tomb of the Unknowns where rest in honored glory Unknown Americans who fell in both World Wars and in the Korean War.  Continuous vigil is maintained by Tomb Guards, specially chosen from the 1st Battle Group, 3d Infantry, part of the Military District of Washington command.

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