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Pentagon Freedom Walk

Thousands of Americans converged on National Mall for the annual 'America Supports You Freedom Walk' to honor the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, and America's servicemembers, as well as to celebrate freedom. "It's important for us as a nation, because we stand as one against forces that would take away all the things that are important in our lives," said the Pentagon Chaplain, Army Col. William, Brooke, who read the 23rd Psalm and led a moment of silence and prayer before the walk began. Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Peter Pace's Pace and Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England led the Freedom Walk participants past the Jefferson Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial before skirting Arlington National Cemetery, washed in the pink light of sunset. As the...

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Redskins Beat Cowboys in Season Opener

Redskin fans once again called on Chief Zee to request the spirit of 21 Sunday night. Head Coach Shanahan orchestrated a stunning season opening victory over their division rival. The Redskins Defense baffled Dallas Offensive Coach Jason Garrett's play calling rhythm. The Cowboys highly rated offense was held to only 7 points with the final score Washington 13, Dallas 7.

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Lincoln Tomb

Dedicated in 1874, Lincoln Tomb is the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, his wife Mary, and three of their four sons, Edward, William, and Thomas. The eldest son, Robert T. Lincoln, is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

On April 15, 1865, the day after President Lincoln's assassination, a group of Springfield citizens, learning that the body would be returned to Illinois for burial, formed the National Lincoln Monument Association and spearheaded a drive for funds to construct a memorial/tomb. Upon arrival of the corpse on May 3, it lay in state in the capitol for a night, and after the funeral the next day was placed in a receiving vault, constructed ca. 1860, at Oak Ridge Cemetery, the site Mrs. Lincoln had requested for burial. Funeral services for Abraham Lincoln on May 4, 1865.

During the...

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2010 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The 2010 Smithsonian Institute Folklife Festival kicked off June 24, 2010 in Washington DC to record heat in the nation's capital. Running from June 24-28 and July 1-5, the festival features outstanding examples of different cultures worldwide, bringing them front and center, on display, so their traditions and cultures can be enjoyed by the general public on the National Mall. This year's featured cultures are Asian Pacific Americans and Mexico.
Hours are 11 AM to 5:30 PM with special events planned almost every evening.


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National Capital Barbecue Battle

Here in the shadow of the Nation's Capitol, tens of thousands of people witness barbecue teams and restaurants from around the country compete to win over $25,000 in cash & prizes and the title of National Pork BBQ Champion, as well as a chance to represent the Mid-Atlantic United States at the Barbecue World Championship, Memphis in May. Benefiting the Metropolitan Police Boys & Girls Clubs & DC Doubledutch. The Safeway Barbecue Battle celebrates the art of barbecue in a spirit of community, family and fun.

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Ronald Wilson Reagan Funeral : National Day of Mourning

June 5th, 2004 Ronald Wilson Reagan, 40th President of the United States, died at 1:00 p.m. PDT at his home in Los Angeles, California. Born February 6, 1911, he was 93 years old. This gallery covers the Reagan's Formal Funeral Procession in horse-drawn caisson along Constitution Avenue to the U.S. Capitol. For 24 hours the President's remains lay in State in Rotunda of U.S. Capitol for public to pay respects. This gallery is permanently dedicated for the public to pay respect to our Nation's beloved President. I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life. I know that for America there will always be a bright dawn ahead. - Ronald Reagan

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Vince Gray For Mayor Kickoff Rally

It was a "Gray Day" at the historic Carnegie Library building at Mt. Vernon Square and Vincent C. Gray is a man with a plan. For 30 years, Vince Gray has tirelessly advocated for the residents of the District. As a community activist, leader of various non-profit organizations, and District government official, Vince has been a champion for the District’s children and their families. And he’s done it by breaking down barriers, challenging old stereotypes, and bringing peoples together every step of the way.

For more information on Vince Gray go to Vince Gray for Mayor of DC

Special thanks to Jenna Mack and the Washington DC Historical Society. This historic building is a great venue.

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Saint Patricks Day

A cold pint... was the theme of the day. All over the District Irish people and friends celebrated Saint Patrick's Day with pints of Guiness, dancing, singing, and more pints of green something... Join the DCpages Staff on a day of drinking fun.

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Bahamas Cruise Trip

Enjoy a wonderful cruise to the fun-loving playground of Nassau, Bahamas. An archipelago of 700 islands and cays (which are small islands), the Bahamas is located in the Atlantic Ocean, east of the State Florida. Cruising has become a major part of the tourism industry, with millions of passengers each year as of 2006. Cruise ships are organized much like floating hotels, with a complete "hospitality staff" in addition to the usual ship's crew. Come aboard the Carnival fun ship 'Sensation' with the staff of Event Emissary and award winning home builder, Stanley Martin.

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Holidays at the White House

Every year, at the White House, the sharing of the holiday decorations tradition continues. The 2002 celebration of the holiday season's theme was to emphasize the role of dogs, cats, birds, horses, sheep and even alligators and raccoons in the White House.

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