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Wordless Wednesday: Freedom Plaza

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A 3D map of town at your feet – Freedom Plaza

Freedom Plaza may be filled with skateboarding teenagers, lost tourists or protestors, but the Pennsylvania Ave. near 14th St. N.W. median is also a map of town’s original plan. The L’Enfant Map detailing the 1791 plan by Washington’s first city … Continue reading

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Save George Washington, get a statue – Casimir Pulaski

Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski was a Polish count who came to America to fight for freedom. He once saved George Washington’s life, but is best known for teaching American troops the discipline needed to fight the mighty British troops. Pulaski … Continue reading

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#OccupyDCNow is simply revisiting 1968 Resurrection City

As the hardcore few dozen protestors hunker down on Freedom Plaza in the rain, the OccupyDCNow movement is remindful of 1968 when Resurrection City filled the National Mall for a few weeks. Oh, this protest is nothing compared to prior … Continue reading

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