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Sunset at the World War II Memorial

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Wordless Wednesday: Rock Creek Cemetery

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon slave quarters

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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New look for our website

Thanks to Russian hackers (really), we were forced to close our business-side website Capital Photo History Tours.com. I’d insert a joke here, but frankly it wasn’t funny. So everything is now on this website – our tours, photo tips and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: George Washington’s first vault

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Monumental Thoughts turns 6

Year Six of my blog – where does the time go? Another year walking the streets of Washington, telling stories and tall tales to folks from everywhere. Students from across the nation, doctors from Pakistan and India, families on vacation, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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Could Ivanka Trump become First Lady?

Could Ivanka Trump become the First Lady rather than First Daughter? It’s not without historical precedent. The Hill reports that Ivanka will have the East Wing office normally reserved for the First Lady.  Maybe that’s because President-elect Donald Trump’s wife … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Fall at the White House

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Wordless Wednesday: Fall in Washington

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Wordless Wednesday: RFK at Arlington National Cemetery

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Wordless Wednesday: On the National Mall

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Wordless Wednesday: Mount Vernon

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Wordless Wednesday: Arlington National Cemetery

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Wordless Wednesday: Freedom Plaza

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Wordless Wednesday: The Willard

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Saying goodbye to summer is always bittersweet

I love summer, but by the end I’m ready for its end. The searing heat has worn me down. So have the sweaty tours and sweaty tourists. Beach residents have a saying about summer and tourists — they’re glad to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Window into history

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