We visited Arlington National Cemetery on a balmy November afternoon. It’s a powerful experience to walk the grounds and take in all the monuments. The Tomb of the Unknowns is quite touching. It’s a moving experience we should all have at least once. Likewise, the eternal flame that commemorates the death of a murdered president. […]
Built by George’s father Augustus Washington in 1735, Mount Vernon first passed to George’s brother Lawrence, and then to George in 1752.
The Old Chapel, in Boyce, VA, (or is it Berryville?) has been around since the 1790s. It’s adjacent to the Burwell Cemetery, resting place of many famous locals. Lord Fairfax was here, and his highway runs nearby. I walked here from my father-in-law’s place down Old Chapel Road. It was colder than I’d thought, and […]