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... education center which detailed his timeline history. I didn't get a chance to spend much time in the education center because it was the end of day. One thing which stood out to me was his weather vane. He had the builder add a dove with an olive branch on it. Called it the "Dove of Peace". This said a lot about the man who led our army in battle, was our first president and eschewed political parties. He also saw the light.
All in all it was a quiet day.
At the pier, as we waited for our boat to take us back to Alexandria, we saw a fire boat come by the pier. There seemed to be no reason in particular.
Something else at the pier that caught our eye was a Golden Retriever. The dog was so used to people that all of the comings and goings did not phase it one bit. The dog reminded us of our beloved Biscuit.
We made it back to Alexandria at about ...
... army general, businessman (developing a whisky distillery and grist mill) and of course a reluctant but exceptional President. All the while, Martha supported him. At one point, George was away from Mount Vernon for eight years fighting the Revolutionary War. Martha would make annual trips to the battle field to help support and tend to wounded soldiers.
The property was bought by a group of local women in 1853, who became the Mount Vernon ...
... br> And then there is the grave of John Tyler. Very nice. Tyler was the 10th President of the US (1841-45), but he is probably best know as the running mate of William Henry Harrison...well, at least they had the best campaign slogan. Remember it? Yea, "Tippecoanoe and Tyler Too!" It refers to Harrison being the hero at the Battle of Tippecanoe and of course, John Tyler too. He was the first President to succeed to an office due to the ...
... was nice to get away from reality for a few days and experience a bit of what Europe has to offer. I’ve got the “bug” and am looking forward to another English adventure in the next year and a half (perhaps next summer). In my mind I imagine the next time I return to England, I will try and visit other countries – maybe France and Italy?
I must give a shout out to Cheryl and Laci for being the most amazing hostesses. They opened ...