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The United States Capitol Aerial and Birds Eye View

The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., is among the most architecturally impressive and symbolically important buildings in the world. It has housed the meeting chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives for almost two centuries. Begun in 1793, the Capitol has been built, burnt, rebuilt, extended, and restored; today, it stands as […]

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The White House Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

For two hundred years, the White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency, the United States government, and the American people. Its history, and the history of the nationΓÇÖs capital, began when President George Washington signed an Act of Congress in December of 1790 declaring that the federal government would reside in a […]

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Declaration of Independence at the National Archives Aerial View

It’s the 4th of July here in the US – currently the Declaration of Independence is currently at the National Archives building in Washington DC. The United States Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, announcing that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain […]

4Jul2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Washington Monument Aerial, Bird’s Eye and 3D View

The Washington Monument is the most prominent, as well as one of the older, attractions in Washington, D.C. It was built in honor of George Washington, who led the country to independence, and then became its first President. The Monument is shaped like an Egyptian obelisk, 555ΓÇÖ 5/8ΓÇ¥ high, and averages 30 to 40 miles […]

24Jun2008 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Six Flags America Aerial and Bird’s Eye View

Six Flags America is a theme park located in Largo in Prince George’s County, Maryland. It lies 15 miles (24 km) east of Washington D.C., and 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Baltimore. It sits on a site of 523 acres (2.12 km┬▓), 131 of which is currently used for park operations. The park’s history […]

19Jun2008 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Washington Nationals – Nationals Park ( 2008 ) Aerial View

( Under Construction at time of these photos) Nationals Park is located in Southeast Washington, south of the Capitol, along the fast-developing Capitol Riverfront adjacent to the Navy Yard. The new park not only redefines modern sports facility architecture but also serves as the catalyst and cornerstone of a new mixed-use Capitol Riverfront in our […]

15Apr2008 | | 0 comments | Continued