mainemountainbear's Washington DC, DC, USA
Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
U.S. Capitol Grounds West
This remarkable memorial, situated below at the west side of the Capitol and in front of a reflectin...
Constitution Ave NW
The National Mall has witnessed the making of more American History through the exercise of civil ri...
First Street Southeast
Images of the Capitol Building are etched so deeply into the American psyche that visitors may find ...
Vietnam Women's Memorial
When seen in slanted gold and orange-tinted sunlight at dusk, this nearly 20-year old memorial bronz...
National Museum of the American Indian
National Mall, 4th St. and Independence Ave., S.W.
This relatively new and architecturally unusual national museum on the National Mall is part of the ...
Lincoln Memorial and Reflecting Pool
2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW
I'd been to Washington DC more than a dozen times and never found my way to this majestic memorial t...
U.S. National Arboretum
3501 New York Ave. NE
On an autumn weekend afternoon I wandered through this free arboretum for the first time. Although n...
Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Avenue, SW
I went to the Sackler to explore its collection of Asian art and artifacts. I wasn't disappointed an...
National World War II Memorial
17th Street NW
The hemispheric plan, reflecting pool, and perpetual fountain make this a most remarkable memorial. ...
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
5 Henry Bacon Dr NW
One autumn evening I walked the length of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and witnessed what it means ...
National Gallery of Art
I toured the Gallery's collections of European paintings and Asiatic sculptures. It was well worth t...