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DC-Inspired LEGO and Paper Models

By Caroline M. Harper / February 1, 2020

I’m working on the Lincoln Memorial Photo Scavenger Hunt and took a little detour this evening when I discovered that LEGO has a Landmark and Architecture Series which includes model kits for some of Washington, DC’s most iconic buildings! This post contains affiliate links. Upon purchase, we earn a small commission…

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Superstitions and Clues to Life on the Home Front at the World War II Memorial in DC

By Alysia D.P. Malmström / January 18, 2020

My boys must have already worn a look of boredom when we walked up to the World War II Memorial.  As we approached the memorial from the Washington Monument, a kind Honor Flight Network volunteer approached us and taught my boys and myself a fascinating piece of history that’s represented…

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3 Facts about D-Day to Share with Your Kids at the World War 2 Memorial in Washington, DC

3 Fascinating Facts about D-Day to Share with Your Kids at the World War 2 Memorial in Washington, DC

By Caroline M. Harper / December 30, 2019

I found myself calling out to my husband and kids, “Hey, did you know….?!” We all marveled at the ingenuity and bravery of the Allied leaders and soldiers as they stormed the beaches of Normandy. The book gave a quick, but rather thorough, overview of why World War II started and the countries involved. It helped me understand for the first time all of the circumstances that necessitated D-Day and the immense planning that went into it. This would be a good book to read before visiting the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.

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