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|Hoover Field was the first airport for Washington, D.C. which opened in 1926. It was located in Arlington, Virginia, near the intersection of the 14th Street Bridge and the George Washington Parkway where the Pentagon now stands. In 1930 Hoover Field was sold and then merged with the nearby Washington Airport to form Washington-Hoover Airport. Washington Hoover Airport closed in 1941 when Washi...||05/04/2007||1,118|
|Located in the Columbia River Gorge in Maryhill, Washington.||07/18/2005||3,085|
|Description: This is an interesting series of overlays that demonstrate the unique Masonic symbology of Washington DC. Conspiracy theorists, treasure hunters, and prophecy buffs, polish up your Google Earth!|
It's interesting to see that the street layout truly is in a pentagram shape with the tip of the pentagram being the White House. This new update helps to demonstrate that i...
|On March 22, (2011) US carrier George Washington has left the naval facility at Yokosuka in south of Tokyo, where it was undergoing repairs, amid concerns over radiation from the damaged nuclear power plant. USS George Washington will remain in the local waters of Japan as part of US's comprehensive support and commitment to Japan.|
|The Washington Memorial, is one of the tallest buildings in DC (District of Columbia). It was made to the memorial of George Washington.||05/24/2007||2,105|
|The acropolis is in fact an unfinished monument - originally called the "National Monument". Initiated in 1816, a year after Napoleon's defeat at Waterloo, it was meant to be a replica of the Parthenon in Athens, as a memorial to those who had died in the Napoleonic Wars.|
|Built to commemorate the life of the novelist, Sir Walter Scott the monument was finished on 15th August 1846.|
The Scott Monument is 200 ft. 6in high and 55ft. square at the base; the highest gallery is reached by climbing a total of 287 steps.
It has been described as a Gothic Rocket, you can get an impression of this from the shadow.
|The Big Peach is a marvel of architectural ingenuity. In the summer, there is a produce stand on the premises that sells, of course, peaches. They also vend other items. When I was there I admired a selection of Lamb Chop memorabilia. The peach is easily accessible and you can walk right up to it. There is a smaller statue next to it that resembles the Washington Monument. Someone must take pri...||12/19/2006||404|
|Timeslider to 12/2002.|
USS George Washington (CVN-73) is an American nuclear-powered supercarrier, the sixth ship in the Nimitz class and the fourth United States Navy ship to be named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. It was built by Newport News Shipbuilding and was commissioned 4 July 1992.
|This monument is called "makam echahid" which means the place where the martyre rests. It's a monument in memory of all the martyrs who died during the independence war agaisnt the french colonization.||10/19/2006||1,054|
|On the hills above Paarl lies the Afrikaans Language Monument, erected in 1975. It is (apparently) the only monument in the world dedicated to a language.||09/14/2005||453|
|Fondly known as Hermann the German, the Hermann Monument in New Ulm dominates the Minnesota River Valley skyline. Inspired by a similar monument near Detmold, Germany, this colossal figure served as an important symbol for members of Sons of Hermann, a fraternal organization of German Americans. In 1885 the 362 Sons of Hermann lodges across the country committed themselves to the construction o...||01/26/2007||668|