SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Enjoying today's Premier Lacrosse League Championship Game as the Boston Cannons defeated the Philadelphia Waterdogs in overtime at the St. James.
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CHURCH CREEK, Md. — The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park commemorates the life and legacy of one of America’s most notable abolitionists and tells the stories of Harriet Tubman’s life and work. Through the interactive displays visitors journey from her youth to the possibilities of freedom.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Located in Old Town Alexandria and operated by the City of Alexandria, the Alexandria Black History Museum explores the integral relationship between Alexandria's African-American heritage and other cultural traditions. Originally constructed in 1940, a portion of the current building was formerly the Robert Robinson Library, the first "separate but equal" library for African Americans in Alexandria, Virginia.
WASHINGTON — Near the banks of the Anacostia River, Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens is the home of rare waterlilies and lotuses in cultivated ponds and the largest remaining tidal marsh in Washington, DC. This National Park Service site is home to the Kenilworth Marsh and the boardwalk is a half-mile round-trip walk.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today’s walk included an appearance by my special guest, the lovely Thurraya. The weather was beautiful and so was the company.
Completed in September 1861, Fort Ward was one of the 164 earthwork forts and batteries known as the Defenses of Washington designed to protect the Union capital city during the U.S. Civil War. Named for Commander James H. Ward, the first Union naval officer to die in the Civil War, the original fort had a 540-yard perimeter and emplacements for 24 guns.