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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore - Miners Castle - Lake Superior

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore - Miners Castle - Lake Superior

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore - Parkland Old Barn Renovation Program

On a Coin - tiny candy sprinkles

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore - Parkland Old Barn Renovation Program

Correctionville, Iowa

With some grace thrown in.

Taken on the boat to Liberty Island, when visiting New York on vacation.

From Jones beach air show.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore - Parkland Old Barn Renovation Program

In reviewing L'Enfant's plan, Thomas Jefferson insisted the legislative building be called the "Capitol" rather than "Congress House". The word "Capitol" comes from Latin and is associated with the Roman temple to Jupiter Optimus Maximus on Capitoline Hill.[8] In addition to coming up with a city plan, L'Enfant had been tasked with designing the Capitol and President's House, however he was dismissed in February 1792 over disagreements with President George Washington and the commissioners, and there were no plans at that point for the Capitol.

Like the principal buildings of the executive and judicial branches, the Capitol is built in a distinctive neoclassical style and has a white exterior. Though both its east and west elevations are formally referred to as fronts, only the east front was intended for the reception of visitors and dignitaries.

[from Wikipedia]:

 

The United States Capitol, often called the Capitol Building, is the home of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. It is located on Capitol Hill at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Though no longer at the geographic center of the Federal District, the Capitol forms the origin point for the District's street-numbering system and the District's four quadrants.

 

The original building was completed in 1800. Although the Capitol was temporarily rendered unusable as a consequence of the 1814 burning of Washington, the building was fully restored within five years. The building was later expanded, particularly with the addition of a massive dome, and expanded chambers for the bicameral legislature, the House of Representatives in the south wing and the Senate in the north wing. Like the principal buildings of the executive and judicial branches, the Capitol is built in a distinctive neoclassical style and has a white exterior. Both its east and west elevations are formally referred to as fronts, though only the east front was intended for the reception of visitors and dignitaries.

A cool little post office in an abandoned town in the middle of nowhere

Air Waves Portrush 2016

Bell UH-1H Iroquois G-UHIH 72-21509

Hughes OH-6 Cayuse G-OHGA 69-16011

Tawas Bay,Michigan>>>> Lake Huron<<<<

Capitol Building from across the first reflecting pool on a 70 degree day in mid February.

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