Super 8 Motel
Travel Blogs from College Park
... the flight around the world, the new Space Ship One and the Bionic Man.
Today we went to the Ford's Theater and saw where Lincoln was shot and the boarding house across the street where he died. We also went to the Spy Museum. That was an interesting place with lots of spy gadgets and stories about real spies.
... all surrounded by brick walls bearing the birth years of the victims. Then in straight lines off each year are set the seats and trees with each seat beating the name of that person. The most gut wrenching was the one seat for the littlest victim..little Dana Falkenburg, who was only three. We headed back onto the Metro and went one station to the big Pentagon City shopping mall. Again, all the walking and the cold meant one ...
... was not a good idea to go into DC today because of the shootings at the Navy Yard on Monday. What a tragedy. Fort McHenry was very interesting. That is where after the Battle of Baltimore in the War of 1812 Francis Scott Key wrote The Star Spangled Banner. This is another piece of history that you hear about all your life that is really neat to actually ...
... if survivors visit the museum. The volunteer then showed her button indicating that she was a survivor. Tammy told her that she was glad she was there, shook her hand, and broke down in tears. You just can't help it.
When done there, we went back to the American History Museum to finish and then, because of extended hours, we were able to knock off the Air/Space Museum. There are many ...
... Washington monument was under construction and had scaffolding all the way to the top so other than the view from congress we didnt want to take too close of a look at that. We then went back to our campsite and made dinner. We are going to wake up early tomorrow and see Arlington Cemetery, the holocaust museum, and one of the 19 smithsonian museums. I can't ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed