Denmark Maybe?

When somebody looks at these pictures they will automatically think these were taken in the Netherlands, Amsterdam, or Denmark. But these pictures are in America. Slovang, California is a great place to go on the Central Coast. Slovang is a cute but interesting town … Continue reading

The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman
Courtesy Of: Funk & Wagnall’s Encyclopedia.

Harry S. Truman was known as “The man of independence” was famous for his huge decision to drop the Atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Harry Truman was born in Lamar Missouri on May 8th 1884. He was Franklin D. Roosevelt’s vice president and took office in 1945 when Roosevelt died from a massive stroke. Harry S. Truman will go down as one of the toughest but kind presidents to take office.

The Presidential Library and Museum is in Independence, Missouri. It was dedicated on July 6, 1957. The library has a model white house oval office that has all the decor from the Truman administration. It also shows Truman’s private which hold mostly original artifacts that President Truman. Harry Truman is also buried with his wife at the library. The library is always featuring clothes, documents, books, film clips, and memorabilia that personally belonged to the Truman’s. The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum is a great place to come and learn about a president that made some very hard decisions that made America what it is.

 

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, IA is one of 13 presidential Libraries in the United Staes of America. Herbert Hoover being the oldest of presidents to have a library. It was original opened in 1962 while Herbert Hoover was in his late 80’s. This article is one of thirteen I will be posting about the presidential libraries.

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover courtesy of: commons.wikimedia.org

Herbert Hoover was the 31st president of the United States. The Library is very small and details the life and memories of a forgotten president. The library chronicles his life from birth to death and everything in between it. Herbert hoover was blamed for the great depression because he did not help the U.S. stock market before the crash. The Library is also a research place for people to come and find out more about the president. The museum hold many singed artifacts and pieces of clothing that he wore as president of the U.S. At the end of the tour you can go outside to Herbert and Lou Hoovers final resting place. It is a very peaceful area to remember the president. The museum is open all week 9-5 and also is gives private tours. Also if you are in the town you can visit Herbert Hoovers birthplace at his house.

On a Cold Winter Morning…

On a Cold Winter Morning...

On a Cold Winter Morning…

On a cold Winter Morning, the snow covering the ground, a frosty sun rises above the horizon always makes a good picture. I took the picture with a Canon Rebel T3i in January. The Picture of a sun and some snow is a classic New England.

A Piano With a Meaning

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A Piano With a Meaning

This Piano from the early 1900’s may be a piece of junk to some people. Historically wise this piano is a treasure. The famous song writer Cole Porter snag and played at this very piano.Sitting up in the attic of the Daniels Gymnasium of Worcester Academy this wonderful piano has collected dust over the years. If you can help in any way to restore Cole Porters piano please do so!!!

15,000 Feet High

The fresh early morning air with the whispy like clouds makes a perfect picture. 15,000 feet over Cape Cod in the early morning shows us a unique view of Nantucket and Martha’s vineyard. You can also see the Cape Cod Canal like a … Continue reading