Al's Photography Blog

Al's Photography Blog
Folly Beach, South Carolina

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

DC - Arlington Cemetery & WW2 Memorial

That afternoon we visited Arlington National Cemetery, a very sobering reminder of those who gave their lives so we can enjoy our freedoms. John F. Kennedy's grave is shown here, with its eternal flame.
Here's a view of the National Mall from the cemetery.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The changing of the guard.
And rows and rows of graves.
In the evening we took a walk around the mall at night. Most of those shots will go up when I put up pictures of the various monuments and memorials, but here are some of the World War II Memorial. Due to weather we didn't get back to that one in the daytime. Please bear in mind that I had no tripod, so these are hand-held night shots.

Many thanks to our veterans and those who are currently serving our country. This day really brought home what you are all doing for us.


  1. I really like the last picture. Well done.

  2. You got some great shots of our Capitol City! I especially like your the night shots.


Thanks for visiting and leaving a comment - I love reading them and look forward to viewing your blog. If you only allow Google+ comments I won't be able to leave a comment in return.

Related Posts with Thumbnails