Monthly Archives: April 2013

Favorite Museum Photos: Cherry Blossoms


During Weekly Museum Visits Part II, I visited the United States National Arboretum and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. I recently revisited both and saw them in their cherry blossom glory. * April’s blog theme is Local History. Advertisements

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Week 25: Ellicott City Fire Station, Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park, and Isaac Log Cabin


Howard County Recreation and Parks mission: To responsibly manage natural resources; provide excellent parks, facilities, and recreation opportunities for the community; and ensure the highest quality of life for current and future generations. Today in 1788, Maryland became the seventh … Continue reading

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Week 24: Bladensburg Waterfront Park


Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation Mission:In partnership with our citizens, the Department of Parks and Recreation provides comprehensive park and recreation programs, facilities, and services which respond to changing needs within our communities. We strive to preserve, … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber’s Museum Visit


Teen pop star/heartthrob Justin Bieber recently visited the Anne Frank House – the building where Frank hid during World War II and kept a diary, now turned into a museum – and left this bit of profundity in the guest … Continue reading

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Week 23: Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington


Community center mission: We create a welcoming and inclusive environment, connecting the people of our Jewish community with each other, Israel, and the broader community. We inspire individuals of all ages and backgrounds to enhance their social, physical, intellectual and … Continue reading

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Week 22: Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle


Cathedral mission: We, the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle, Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Washington, are a diverse and multi-cultural parish in our nation’s capital under the care of our Archbishop. Although the Cathedral of Saint … Continue reading

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Week 21: Peirce Mill


From the website: Peirce Mill was built in the 1820’s, and operated commercially until 1897. The United States Government acquired the mill as part of Rock Creek in 1892. Peirce Mill has recently been refurbished and operates on special occasions. … Continue reading

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