TRIP TO WASHINGTON DC
AND NEW YORK CITY
Just a few pictures of some popular sights
I wonder how they get all of the flags to point in the same direction?
Capitol Building from a distance
Entrance to Arlington National Cemetary
A view of Washington DC from Arlington
Robert E Lee's home atop Arlington National Cemetary
Arlington National Cemetary
Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers
One guard of the Tomb of the Unknown
changing of the guard
inside Arlington ampitheater
Cherry blossom in bloom
JFK family grave site
Robert Kennedy grave
Vietnam War Memorial
Vietnam War Memorial
Dick Chaney's motorcade arriving at White House early morning
Not sure who lives here.......must have a lot of money though.
There has been someone in the small tent by the yellow sign protesting nuclear weapons 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week since 1980
Protestor in tent feeding a squirrel.
Washington home at Mount Vernon
View of the Potomac River out back of Washington's place
Original Smithsonian museums
Entrance to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Inside Air and Space Museum
Hubble Space Telescope replica
WWII fighter planes
World's largest elephant
T-Rex skull fossil
meteorites that fell in the US (made primarily of iron)
Prehistoric shark tooth (circle has 6 in diameter)
The Real Heart of the Ocean Diamond (Latest retail value: $20 million)
The actual 60 min stopwatch used in the TV show and the Lone Range's actual mask and silver bullet
(All items in the museum of American History are real)
Kermit the Frog puppet
Babe Ruth homerun ball (good thing I snapped the picture with the bar in the way)
C3PO costume and R2D2 robot
The coat General Custer was wearing at the Battle of Little Bighorn (notice the blood stain)
World's first home video game system (1968)
Some ancient fish that died shortly after eating something large.
Hat Lincoln was wearing at time of assassination (good thing I couldn't figure out the auto focus on the camera)
Actual sign used in the M*A*S*H opening credits
Dorothy's slippers, scarecrow costume and script from the Wizard of Oz
George Washington's Military Uniform
Jerry Seinfield's puffy shirt and Mr. Roger's sweater
The Washington Monument really isn't as big as they'd like you to believe........
Gettysburg battlefield in Gettysburg, PA
One of the numerous lots used to store newly-imported vehicles on the NJ side of NY harbor
Liberty State Park
more Ellis Island
Inside Ellis Island (imagine this place packed with hundreds and hundreds of immigrants)
Liberty Island from Ellis Island
NYC from Liberty Island
Verazzano-Narrows bridge that connects Brooklyn and Staten Island
Cruise ship passing through New York Harbor
If you squint, you can make out the outline of an aircraft carrier.
Pulling into NYC on ferry.
A view down a random NYC street
Art piece damaged on 9/11
Some random giant building
This is a rare species of a two-headed migratory bird called the whiteous newyorkicus birdicus. This particular individual
is particularly rare because it has only the one head.