BEST WESTERN Mount Vernon/Ft. Belvoir
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... main house we looked around the outbuildings that included the kitchen, slave quarters, forge and stables, laundry etc. There is also a pioneer farm and colonial greenhouse and gardens. Produce from the gardens is used in the on-site restaurant. Also on the property is George Washington's Tomb. When he died at Mt Vernon he left instructions that he be buried on the estate. The vault was completed in 1831 and also contains the remains of his wife and other ...
... GC decided it was too ugly and pitched it. In any case, we needed to put something on top of the fireplace. I ordered WAY too much Mexican tile. Not sure what I was thinking. Anyway, I said hey, let's tile it, we have so much and the terra cotta on the tile matches the living room wall color. It went on yesterday and looks very ...
I spent Tuesday afternoon walking around the tidal basin and Mall. I managed to see: 'Jefferson's Muffin' memorial; the series of rocky arenas, waterfalls and sculptures commemorating the four terms of FDR; the towering white mountains of Martin Luther King Jr.'s memorial; the Washington, DC War memorial; the surreal advancing soldiers of the Korean War memorial; and the monument to the signers of the Declaration of Independence. I know I should have been excited ...
... if he read all that he wanted, we would have been in this museum alone for 5 days!!!
The American museum of natural history included the Hope Diamond (the worlds largest blue diamond), lots of animal and human bones - 2 of you reading this have had hip replacements and probably have something similar to what is pictured below. Our first visit was cut short by a 'security situation' where half of the building was temporarily closed. ...
... about any of those places I'd love to hear them. I officially leave on Friday from JFK so I at least have a few more days to work on my suitcase...lol. Definitely, pushing those limits still right now ;) I'll be in touch though here and also via e-mail and Facebook. And yes, I will also be posting pictures. So signing off for now, I love you all and I'll post again when I get there.