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Washington D.C. (Map+ )                     ワシントン DC 地図等


Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington County, Virginia) 

Bureau of Engraving and Printing, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Ford's Theatre
, where President Lincoln was assassinated in 1865

George Washington Memorial Parkway  DC, MD, VA    3084 130818 
George Washington Memorial Parkway - Bing Images
Great American Road Trips -- The George Washington Memorial Parkway - YouTube  |  George Washington Memorial Parkway - YouTube
George Washington Memorial Parkway - Wikipedia

our National Park page  |  our MN & WI Park and Nature Center page

Georgetown

International Spy Museum

Kennedy Center (
Home to the National Symphony Orchestra)

Lincoln Memorial, District of Columbia    3108 130820 
Lincoln Memorial - Bing Images
Lincoln Memorial, Washington [HD] - YouTube
Lincoln Memorial - Wikipedia
Abraham Lincoln — History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts


Library of Congress (largest library worldwide)

National Mall | National Mall & Memorial Parks
( Washington Monument, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial ) National Gallery of Art
White House | Capitol |
Smithsonian Institution - Museums (National Air & Space Museum,
National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History, National Museum of the American Indian, and more), ...

Smithson’s curious bequest - Jun 27, 1829 - HISTORY.com 
Presidents:    James K. Polk    #11
Washington, D.C.



6001 140514  Watch the Washington Monument renovated - in 80 seconds  (USA TODAY, 05/12/2014)
Washington Monument (U.S. National Park Service)
President's Day


National Zoo (part of the Smithsonian Institution) 

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Can you recognize these Washington treasures?  (Washington Post, Duncan Graham, 02/26/2014)

Pentagon (Arlington, Virginia)

Washington National Cathedral 

11643 160903  Museum Opens September 24th | National Museum of African American History and Culture
National Museum of African American History and Culture - Wikipedia
Washington D.C.  | 
Civil Rights Activists

National Mall Independence Day Celebration (parade, fireworks, and more) | National Spelling Bee during the week following Memorial Day weekend | National Geographic Bee |  White House Events

late March - early April  National Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington, D. C.
National Cherry Blossom Festival (late March - early April) check out Macon Georgia's International Cherry Blossom Festival (Georgia)
5586 140407 
 
Cherry Blossoms: April 6 at Dumbarton Oaks  (Washington Post, Bill O'Leary, 04/06/2014)
Cherry Blossom Festival 2013 - Washington DC - The Best Of - YouTube
Hanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing) - YouTube  Japan
Cherry Blossoms in Japan - Bing Images
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Sign of spring: Washington's cherry trees seen in peak bloom April 8-12 - " ... Despite this week's record cold in the region, the city's cherry trees are expected to reach the peak of their bloom from April 8 to 12, ..."  flower photos (Chicago Tribune, Reuters, 03/04/2014)
Cherry Blossom Photos from Japan:  Inuyma Catle & Cherry Trees  |  Cherry of Four Seasons  Dec. 6, 2012
8951 150408  About National Cherry Blossom Festival  03/20-04/12/2015, Washington, D.C.
8942 150407  Explore Japan Info
The Bloom of Cherry Blossoms 2015  Japan
Amazing experience. Best cherry blossoms in Osaka castle park & Osaka Mint Bureau - YouTube
Moments in Kyoto - Sakura Real Beauty Cherry Blossoms Kyoto Japan 京都の桜 着物美人と夜桜 - YouTube

11086 160331  Washington D.C. - Cherry blossoms spring to life - Pictures - CBS News

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Snowstorm makes a great excuse for massive Washington, D.C. snowball fight on MSN Video  (MSN Video, Reuters, Gavino Garay, 03/03/2014)
Washington, D.C. page
World's Largest Snowball Fight - Contour Cameras - Snow Day - YouTube  Seattle, Washington
Did J-Si Break the Record for the World's Largest Snowball Fight? - AOL On  2014 St. Paul Winter Carnival, Minnesota

The city site on the Potomac River was chosen by George Washington in 1790 as a political compromise that satisfied both Northern and Southern states. | George Washing, the Father of Our Country (1732-1799) | Presidents | Architect Maj. Pierre Charles L'Enfant | Duke Ellington (1899-1974) | Washington Post |

Metro

11572 160809    born August 2, 1754    Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Almanac: The designer of Washington, D.C. - YouTube

A Brief History of Pierre L’Enfant and Washington, D.C. Arts & Culture Smithsonian
Pierre Charles L'Enfant - Wikipedia
  August 2, 1754 – June 14, 1825, a French-born American architect and civil engineer best known for designing the layout of the streets of Washington, D.C., the L'Enfant Plan. ...
◄ US Capitol, Washington [HD] ► - YouTube
The L'Enfant and McMillian Plans  NPS
National Mall and Memorial Parks (U.S. National Park Service)

Washington D.C.  |  Presidents:  George Washington   

13399 171013  White House cornerstone is laid - Oct 13, 1792 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    George Washington
    #1    |    John Adams    #2
Washington, D.C.
    
James Hoban - Wikipedia 
1755 – December 8, 1831, an Irish architect, best known for designing the White House in Washington, D.C.

born May 1, 1907    Kate Smith
Kate Smith, God Bless America - YouTube
This Is the Army - 1943 - YouTube  Irving Berlin, Kate Smith, Ronald Reagan, ...
Kate Smith - Wikipedia  May 1, 1907 – June 17, 1986, known professionally as Kate Smith and The First Lady of Radio, was an American singer, a contralto, best known for her rendition of Irving Berlin's "God Bless America".
She had a
radio, television, and recording career spanning five decades, which reached its pinnacle in the 1940s. Smith became known as The Songbird of the South after her enduring popularity during World War II and contribution to American culture and patriotism.

God Bless America - Wikipedia
Virginia  |  Washington, D.C.
Music

born February 14, 1944    Carl Bernstein
Carl Bernstein - Wikipedia  born February 14, 1944, an American investigative journalist and author. While a young reporter for The Washington Post in 1972, Bernstein was teamed up with Bob Woodward; the two did much of the original news reporting on the Watergate scandal. These scandals led to numerous government investigations and the eventual resignation of President Richard Nixon.
The Woodward and Bernstein Watergate Papers
Carl Bernstein: On Lying, Richard Nixon Was Nothing Compared to Trump - YouTube
Presidents     Richard Nixon    #37    |  Washington, D.C. 

born July 6, 1946    Sylvester Stallone 
Biography.com  Sylvester Stallone
Top 10 Sylvester Stallone Performances - YouTube
Top 10 Sylvester Stallone Moments - YouTube
Sylvester Stallone From 7 To 70 Years Old - YouTube
Sylvester Stallone - Wikipedia 
born July 6, 1946, an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. He is well known for his Hollywood action roles, particularly boxer Rocky Balboa, the title character of the Rocky series' seven films from 1976 to 2015; soldier John Rambo from the four Rambo films, which ran from 1982 to 2008; ... 
New York  |  D.C.  |  Philadelphia, PA


D.C. residents cast first presidential votes - Nov 03, 1964 - HISTORY.com  
Washington D.C.

dedicated November 13, 1982     Vietnam Veterans Memorial  
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Page
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Stories - YouTube
Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Wikipedia
Washington D.C.  |  Vietnam War 




Top 10 Things to Do in the Washington, DC Capital Region

Best of Washington, D.C.: Must-Dos

ワシントン DC の旅行ガイド

More Events, for example, check out this site

7113 140906  Fall preview: From ‘Florencia in the Amazon’ to ‘Dragon Rhyme,’ fantasy resounds in D.C. - The Washington Post  Anne Midgette, 09/05/2014
Washington National Opera - The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Music


6643 140712  The 10 Smartest Cities In North America  (Fast Company Co.Exist, Boyd Cohen)
1. Seattle, Washington, 2. (tie) Boston, Massachusetts, 2. (tie) San Francisco, California, 4. Washington D.C., 5. New York, New York, 6. Toronto, Canada, 7, Vancouver, Canada, 8. Portland, Oregon, 9. Chicago, Illinois, 10. Montreal, Canada

State Info  |  50 States & DC

6626 140711  In Pictures: America's Most Relaxed Cities  (Forbes, 11/02/2010) 
1. Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota, 2. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 3. Boston, Massachusetts, 4. Portland, Oregon, 5. Columbus, Ohio, 6. Denver, Colorado, 7. (tie) Seattle, Washington, 7 (tie) Cincinnati, Ohio, 9. Kansas City, Missouri, 10. San Jose, California

Photos: 10 most stressed out cities - chicagotribune.com 
1. Washington, D.C., 2. New York City, New York, 3. Miami, Florida, 4. San Francisco, California, 5. Jersey City, New Jersey, 6. Oakland, California, 7. Chicago, Illinois, 8. Newark, New Jersey, 9. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10. Los Angels, California

State Info

10 Ways to Celebrate Independence Day in Washington, DC - washington.org

5731 140421  White House Easter Egg Roll Highlights 2014 The White House  Washington, D.C.
2014 Pioneer Press Peeps contest winners  04/19/2014  Minnesota
Hunky Jesus Contest San Francisco's Annual Easter Tradition Hits This Sunday (PHOTOS)  (Huffington Post, Aaron Sankin, 04/01/2014)  San Francisco, California
The 2014 Hunky Jesus competition in San Francisco  (SFGate, 04/21/2014)

Easter
page

4682 140109  "Homes"  Most expensive homes sold in the Washington D.C. region in 2013 (Washington Post, Kathy Orton, 01/09/2014)   

5282 140307  Vegetable ramen at Daikaya  (Washington Post, Randy Smith and Jayne Orenstein, 03/04/2014)
Daikaya succeeds with ramen house, izakaya under one roof  (Washington Post, Tom Sietsema, 03/08/2013)
Eat page


5548 140403  Tom Sietsema, Food critic - Washington, D.C. | The Washington Post
Eat page


6062 140519  Where the Obamas have eaten — and where they should eat - The Washington Post

11052 160324    March 24, 1855    Happy birthday Andrew W. Mellon!
Biography.com  Andrew Mellon
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Andrew Mellon - Wikipedia 
March 24, 1855 – August 26, 1937, an American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom and United States Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 to February 31, 1932, from the wealthy Mellon family of Pennsylvania....
Pennsylvania
Washington DC National Gallery of Art - YouTube
Washington National Gallery of Art Dedication 221241-01 - YouTube

Washington D.C.  |  Art
  

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