Quality Inn & Suites Laurel
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... the events at Fort McHenry leading to Keyes writing of our National Anthem, including the actual flag flown over that fort. The familiar lyrics are even more touching in this setting.
Our Supreme Court tour began by climbing many steps to this building, sitting on a rise, befitting this highest court in the land. Here, all is determined by seniority, including who speaks first ...
... of this house and portraits of many of them hang in the entry hall. While we were able to enter
just a few rooms, we really enjoyed them. East Room, State Dining room, the Red
Room, Blue Room and Green Room, China Room (displaying samples of Presidential
table settings), Vermeil Room, family dining area and Library were open to view. All are filled with furnishings going back ...
... and we found the layout and curation to be interesting and informative. There are so many other museums to see here, including the National Museum of The American Indian and the soon to be completed African American History Museum. We simply ran out of time.
We also missed out on crossing the Potomac River to the Pentagon and the Jefferson Memorial on the Southern banks in the State of Virginia and visiting the apparently outstanding Library ...
... us and asked if we were planning on going on the Garden Tour. Our first reaction was: "What garden tour?" She went on to explain that twice a year, the White House opens its surrounding gardens to visitors. On a normal day, the closest you can get is the fence that surrounds the property. Today, we could literally go as close as the front door.
We practically ran to the line in front of the White House lawn. It was another scary line, but again, it went ...
I am very tired because of my lifestyle! I want to do too many activities and I can't be everywhere, every day! Choices are difficult!
As expected, I visited some new places in DC, like the Zoo and Museums.
I went to the Smithsonian National Zoo! I was so excited! First I wanted to see famous pandas! So, when I arrived I went directly where the pandas were. It wasn't my first time I saw a panda, but it's a special animals for me because people can't see one every day. I saw ...