Memorials and Statues

Lincoln Memorial Photo Scavenger Hunt FREE Printable

By Caroline M. Harper / February 17, 2020

We wanted to celebrate President’s Day with a FREE Photo Scavenger Hunt for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. It’ll lead you to find six things within the memorial including controversies and typos! Here are a few things you’ll find with our Lincoln Memorial Photo Scavenger Hunt… Lincoln’s statue Controversy…

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Lincoln Memorial Activity Guide

By Caroline M. Harper / February 17, 2020

What’s included in our Printable Activity Guide for Families Inside our Lincoln Memorial Activity Guide, you’ll find a photo scavenger hunt, the stories behind each photo in the scavenger hunt, additional items to look for, questions that make you think, fun facts, and more stories about the history and symbolism…

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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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Ghandi Statue in Washington, DC

Why it’s Taken Me So Long to Start a Blog (& How George Mason Gave Me the Push I Needed)

By Caroline M. Harper / November 18, 2019

First I must address the elephant in the room…yes, I know that top image is NOT George Mason, haha. Ghandi was, however, another inspiration leader I “met” in DC who helped me decide to start this blog…keep reading and you’ll understand what I mean. I’ve thought about having a blog…

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