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The John Paul Jones Memorial was dedicated on April 17, 1912 and it was the first monument raised in Potomac Park in Washington, D.C.  This is impressive.  There are many monuments in Potomac Park, and to find this monument and blog about it is simply a joy.  John Paul Jones is the first U.S. naval war hero.  He is also considered the father of the United States Navy. Charles H. Niehaus sculpted… Read More

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I have always enjoyed visiting the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.  I have visited the memorial on several occasions and it never gets old.  I am always impressed and overwhelmed with the sacrifice that was made by so many people around the world to see that tyranny and oppression was stamped out.  However, this memorial is dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces during World War II.  The… Read More

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