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San Jacinto Museum Participates in Blue Star Museums Program
The San Jacinto Museum of History Association is pleased to announce its participation in the 2013 season of the Blue Star Museums program , offering free entrance to all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day, 2013.
Thu May 23, 2013
Wiseguy words Again, horsing around with the Portland budget
Officially, its mission is crowd control. But once again, the squad has shown its uncanny ability to round up a budget.
Tue May 21, 2013
Sentinel & Enterprise
Take a walking tour of Arlington Cemetery to learn about those who served
One of two caskets is seen after services to honor two sailors from the Civil War ship, the USS Monitor, at Arlington National Cemetery, Friday, March 8, 2013 in Arlington, Va.
The Daily Caller
The towering Federal Register
This week marks the publication of the 20th anniversary edition of the Competitive Enterprise Institute's annual survey of the federal regulatory state, Ten Thousand Commandments .
Mon May 20, 2013
Plebes celebrate slippery tradition
Imagine being told you and your buddies have to climb a 21-foot tall monument that looks like a smaller version of the Washington Monument.
GW gym floor to feature D.C. landmarks
Several national landmarks will grace the gymnasium floor at the Charles E. Smith Center, where George Washington University's volleyball and basketball teams play.
Sat May 18, 2013
Doors Open to Three Newly Renovated Museums
"We have taken three historic structures, completely rebuilt them, and added for the first time professionally designed and constructed exhibits," says Dan Spedden, manager at Washington Monument State Park.
Washington Monument Scaffolding Complete
Workers finish installing the last pieces of scaffolding on the Washington Monument to repair earthquake damage May 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Washington Post
A homey view of high-end
More than 400,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey seeking refuge from the conflict at home.
ARC Realty Finance Trust Makes First Portfolio Investment
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May 18th: DC Arthritis WalkA .
The Arthritis foundation will organize a walk to find a cure for arthritis, May 18th.
Wed May 15, 2013
Exclusive Aerial View Atop Washington Monument
Construction workers assembling scaffolding at the tip of the monument gave News4 an exclusive look high above the District while wearing cameras on their helmets.
Raw: View Atop Washington Monument Scaffolding
Video captured from the helmet of a worker shows the scaffolding being topped off at the Washington Monument on Monday.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Washington Post
Scaffolding's up, - real' work begins
Video: On Monday, the scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument was topped off, and workers are set to repair damage from the 2011 earthquake.
Post and Courier
Smithsonian to preserve, display Edisto slave cabin
Ravi Munoz , Ever Salamanca and Douglas Lundberg, with Museum Resources, remove the roof trusses from the Point of Palms slave cabin that is being taken down and moved to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Congress authorized the National Museum of African American History and Culture in 2003, and construction began in February 2012 on its 5-acre ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Festival on the National Mall
Have you ever looked through a telescope while the Washington Monument towered over you? If not , you'll have your chance in just over a month.
Sat May 11, 2013
National Review Online
Weigel: Scrap Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial Design
The Washington Monument was not finished until 1884, 85 years after the first president's death and more than 100 years after his greatest service to the nascent republic during the American Revolution.
Fri May 10, 2013
Day trip: The charms of Charm City
As the locals say, Welcome to Bawl'mer, hon! The largest city in Maryland, the 24th-largest in the United States, the second-largest seaport in the mid-Atlantic, and home to the 2013 Super Bowl champs, Baltimore is an eclectic mix of historic seafaring communities, ethnic neighborhoods, world-class cultural institutions and an emerging fringe ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Housing Crisis on the Rez: Why Haul a Run-Down Shack from the Plains to DC?
Last month, a new building joined the Washington Monument and the Capitol building on the National Mall.
The Jersey Journal
Orpheus Club will celebrate 125 years in song on May 19 in Madison
Judy Hahn sings as guest soloist with the Orpheus Club of Newark at their spring concert, May 19 at Grace Episcopal Church in Madison.